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Joshua Tree National Park Van Tour
"Take a trip to the unique and pristine desert wonderland of this local national park. In the comfort of a 15-passenger van or enclosed SUV guests will see firsthand the contrast between the Colorado and Mojave Deserts while enjoying a running narration f unique vegetation mining history and wild west stories make this tour a must-see for the Palm Springs visitor. The tour includes stops at the Park Visitor Center for souvenirs Hidden Valley and Keys View for optional nature walks. Tour price includes water snacks entry fee to the park and pickup and drop-off from Palm Desert or select local resorts."""
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Mammoth Mountain Premium Ski Rental Including Delivery
"Experience a new concept for your ski vacation by knocking down the walls of your traditional ski shop. The staff delivers the best equipment and service right to your door as you sit back and relax. Servicing a total of 36 resorts they are regarded as the industry leader in ski and snowboard rental delivery service and have won rave reviews for their unparalleled customer service personalized attention and quality of equipment.You can expect:Free Delivery & Custom Fitting Opens Early & Closes Late Top of the Line Equipment Slope-side Assistance Available Easy Return Process You you choose the place and your rentals will arrive on time to custom fit your equipment in the comfort of your lodging. The service revolves entirely around your needs during your time in Mammoth Lakes and they offer deliveries anywhere between 7:30am to the staff is just a phone call away. Their professional rental technicians can meet you in no time and get you back on the slopes in a flash. When you are ready to return your equipment just call and arrangements will be made for our ski concierge to swing over and collect all of your gear. Delivery service is only for those directly in the Mammoth (Mammoth Mountain and June Mountain) area."
From $107.00
 
Mammoth Mountain Premium Snowboard Rental Including Delivery
"Experience a new concept for your ski vacation by knocking down the walls of your traditional ski shop. Instead the staff delivers the best equipment and service right to your door as you sit back and relax. Servicing a total of 36 resorts they are regarded as the industry leader in ski and snowboard rental delivery service and have won rave reviews for their unparalleled customer service personalized attention and quality of equipment.You can expect:Free Delivery & Custom Fitting Opens Early & Closes Late Top of the Line Equipment Slope-side Assistance Available Easy Return Process You you choose the place and your rentals will arrive on time to custom fit your equipment in the comfort of your lodging. The service revolves entirely around your needs during your time in Mammoth Lakes and they offer deliveries anywhere between 7:30am and the staff is just a phone call away. Their professional rental technicians can meet you in no time and get you back on the slopes in a flash. When you are ready to return your equipment
From $107.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Death Valley National Park

Sunrise

Just watched daylight slowly break over Telescope Peak. The sun crept slowly past the thin grayish clouds, burning them into a pinkish orange color that is unlike any I have ever seen. The sky slowly...
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goingsolo
Apr 04, 2011

Hot enought for you?

Then highest recorded air temperature in Death Valley is 134 degrees f. The highest recorded ground temperature is 201 degrees f, just lower than the boiling point of water. I also read that...
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goingsolo
Apr 04, 2011

Experience nature, geology, and history!

Water spread as far as the eye could see, eighty miles north to south, ten miles east to west, in a lake so vast and a mountain valley so steep that it had to be hundreds of feet in depth. Melting ice...
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oldtrailmaster
Jun 25, 2008

Rhyolite, ghost town

Just outside of the park to the northwest lies Rhyolite, an old mining ghost town. It is chocked full of abandoned buildings reminiscent of a mining town that went bankrupt decades ago. The jail,...
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HasTowelWillTravel
May 23, 2008

Amargosa Opera House

The Amargosa Opera House is located in Death Valley Junction, a tiny town that is about 10 miles east of the park entrance on the drive in from Las Vegas (and about 30 miles east of Furnace Creek)....
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mikelisaanna
May 07, 2006

Panamint Valley

Panamint Valley is a desolate valley that is west of and parallel to Death Valley. The scenery is similar to that offered by Death Valley, but there are far fewer people. In an hour of driving on...
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mikelisaanna
Oct 16, 2005
 
 
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Close up on a Charcoal kiln

Of course, if you have driven this dirt road, you know what to expect, however, it makes quite a shock when you all of a sudden discover them after the bend of the road. They were built at the end of...
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JLBG
Apr 25, 2005

Those bad badlands

The extreme heat is not the only reason why Death Valley is a virtually lifeless zone. This land was once covered with water. When the lakes evaporated, clay deposits were left behind. These hardened...
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goingsolo
Jan 15, 2005

Ubehebe Crater

Ubehebe crater symbolizes the otherworldly nature of Death Valley's landscape. The crater, which is the product of a volcanic explosion, is located near Scotty's Castle. A trail leads around the steep...
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goingsolo
Jan 09, 2005

Twilight

Twilight and sunrise are the best times to view the park. While I generally prefer sunrises, there's something special about sitting on the ledge after a long day of hiking and watching the sun fade...
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goingsolo
Dec 08, 2004

Darwin

Darwin is somewhere between Lone Pine and Death Valley. The first white travelers to pass through the area were the Death Valley. Erasmus Darwin French came through on a search for the Lost Gunsight...
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awayhome
Mar 27, 2004

Lippincott Mine Road

This one doesn't even show up on the park service map...for good reason. Want a short-cut out of the Racetrack? Then wander down the perilis Lippincott Mine Road!From the Desert USA website: "The...
Echo_29
Feb 17, 2004

Eureka Dunes I!

These dunes are the best! They put the easily accessible Kelso Dunes to shame. Seemingly out of nowhere these dunes rise from the desert floor as though they had just been dumped there. If you can...
Echo_29
Feb 17, 2004

The Racetrack I

The Racetrack is a 2.8 mile by 1.3 mile playa or dry lakebed that is, "firm, flat and vegetation free". This playa is named the Racetrack due to its oval shape and the rock outcropping at one end is...
Echo_29
Feb 17, 2004

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Top Things to Do in Death Valley National Park

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Sand Dunes

Mesquite Dunes is a great place to watch the sunset. As with any sunset, much of the colors occur after the sunset sets below the horizon. Mesquite Dunes is no different. I found the best colors...
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Dante's View

This is one long drive to get to a pretty good view of the Badwater Basin. The last section is very steep but it is paved all the way. Vehicles with trailers are prohibited because of the tight turns...
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Artist's Drive

Artist’s Drive is a seven mile one-way road heading south to north so it is best to drive it when heading back up Badwater Road from the basin. The highlight of the drive is Artist’s Palette; but...
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Badwater

Badwater Basin is the lowest point in North America being 282 feet below sea level. At the point on Badwater Road is a well done interpretive area with a boardwalk out into the basin and interpretive...
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Scottys Castle

Walter Scott also known as Scotty began living in the castle after Albert Johnson past away. Scotty died in 1954. He had become a bit of a tourist attraction himself and frequently allowed people to...
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Furnace Creek

So this is a place you can go to pay (a lot) for a drink or some trinkets. A lot of strange things are going on at this location. There is a resturant, bar, store, post office, and also a golf...
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Top 5 Death Valley National Park Writers

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Basaic

"Basaic Death Valley National Park Page"
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blueskyjohn

"Death Valley"
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JLBG

"Death Valley ? No, a valley of flowers !"
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Yaqui

"~ Blooming with life!~"
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SteveOSF

"Into the Valley of Death..."
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