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Dante's View, Death Valley National Park
(4.9/5 based on 1,400+ reviews on the web)
From a 1,669 m (5,476 ft) high terrace, Dante's View provides a panoramic view of the southern Death Valley basin. Look for the Devil's Golf Course--a field of complex mineral formations that looks like a large body of water from above. See the Owlshead Mountains, the Great Basin ranges, and the 3,367 m (11,047 ft) Telescope Peak. On a very clear day, you may even be rewarded with a sight of the highest and lowest points in the entire contiguous United States. Bear in mind that, because of the wind and elevation, you'll need warmer clothes than when visiting the valley. Put Dante's View on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Death Valley National Park tour planner.
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  • Long drive up a 12 mile incline but worth every minute. Stunning view of the valley. I was actually on a bike and had to walk and wait for the sag wagon but still worth it. 
  • Great overlook of valley. We went in the morning to get proper exposure for pictures as you are facing west. The last 1/4 mile is quite a climb in a vehicle! 
  • This is always my first stop coming from Las Vegas to introduce friends to what they will see in Death Valley. A must see even if you are just driving through on route 190. The Zabriskie Point (closer...  more »