Most people do little more than briefly admire the scenery, which is best at sunrise, but it is possible to climb some of the adjacent hills to get a better overall view, or wander down amongst the variegated dunes.
The colors range is purple, green, yellow, white, peach, orange, red, brown, gray, and black. Quite breathtaking, the best time to view this is close to dusk. While traveling the loop you will have a great View of the valley below, as well as the mountain range on the other side.
In the right foreground, the tilted Furnace Creek Formation playa beds are overlain by a dark, reddish, cliff-forming conglomerate unit.