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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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Electric Bike Tour of Red Rock Canyon
"We pick you up and transport you from the heart of Las Vegas to the beautiful scenic byway of the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Starting from the quaint canyon village of Blue Diamond your tour guide will fit you to your Specialized Electric Turbo bike. With a brief ride around the county park you familiarize yourself with the basic operations then embark upon your adventure through Red Rock. You will tour along a smooth 8-foot wide bike lane on the national scenic byway either with guide support or on your own depending on the package you choose. For the guided tour a professional tour guide accompanies you along the canyon’s paved
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Scooter Tours of Red Rock Canyon
"You will be picked up from your Las Vegas Strip hotel and driven to Red Rock Canyon where you'll be amazed at the awesome natural beauty and jaw dropping sights. After a short lesson by experienced professionals you'll be riding like a pro in no time. Then it's off through the Canyon and one of the most memorable vacation experiences you'll ever have. On the tour you'll:See awesome rock formations unlike any in the world - be prepared to be amazed.</ geology wildlife and fauna - all from an experienced professional guide. """
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Artist's Drive

Artist's Drive is a 9 mile (one way) road through Death Valley's most colorful scenery. As of November, 2004, the Artist's Drive road remained closed due to the damage from the summer floods, and was...
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goingsolo
Apr 04, 2011

The 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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Basaic
Jul 08, 2010

Artist's Drive

This is not a picture of Artist's Drive at its best - and that's because I was there in the early morning. So, the first thing I want to say, is don't visit Artist's Drive during dawn, but rather,...
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gilescorey
May 16, 2007

Drive the drive

This is a nine-mile loop that lies between Golden Canyon and Devil's Golf Course. The higlight is about half way through, where you reach a colorful section of mountain area that is created by mineral...
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PinkFloydActuary
May 05, 2007

Artist's palet

From artist's drive, you can reach easily artist palet. Various mineral pigments have colored these volcanic deposits. Iron salts produce the reds, pinks and yellows, decomposing micas causes the...
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JLBG
Jan 09, 2007

Colorful hills - Artist's Palette

One of the many stops, Artist's Palette with different colors because of the minerals and salts. Took picture quickly and rush back into the car to avoid strong solar exposure.There are many other...
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SLLiew
Aug 29, 2006

Artist's Palette

The Artist's Palette is a series of colorful rock formations located along Artist's Drive south Furnace Creek. The rocks' color derived from various minerals such as copper and manganese that were...
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mikelisaanna
May 07, 2006

Digital Art

I couldn't see Artist's Drive while I was in the park this spring because the rains had washed out the road and they were working on it.Once I got home, I had fun with digital art though. Here is a...
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mcpangie
Mar 24, 2005

Colorful walls

The drive allows for more and more color as the road progresses. The main viewpoint is fantastic with color and will delight, even on a cloudy day such as we had. The drive is nice and narrow much of...
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Combinedefx
Jun 20, 2004

Artist's Drive / Artist's Pallette

Artist's Drive is a sideroad that parallels the mainroad for a couple of miles (for location, see directions below).In this area the rocks have all kinds of different colours. The most spectacular...
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JanPeter74
Apr 21, 2004

Artist's Palette

A colorful volcanic rock area located off the Artist Drive. Colors are produced from the various mineral pigments.Iron salts - produce reds, pinks, yellowsMica - greenManganese - purpleAgain,...
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annk
Nov 29, 2003

Artist's Drive

Located south of Furnace Creek, this is a one-way scenic drive off Route 178. The road winds for about 6 miles through multi-hued rock formations on either side including Artist's Palette.We visited...
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annk
Nov 29, 2003
 
 
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Things to Do Near Artist's Drive

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Zabriske's Point

Zabriskie Point oversees I beautiful colored canyon with great erosion lines. Many people visit this point because of it's proximity to Furnace Creek. The point was named after Christian Brevoort...
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Titus Canyon

Titus Canyon Road is a one way dirt road that starts just outside the east side of the park on Rt 374 and exits on Scotty's Castle road. This is a beautiful canyon that cuts its way through the...
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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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Ubehebe Crater

This is an interesting geological feature in the northern end of the park. It does take a little time to get there and is a nice trip when visiting Scotty's Castle. The crater is about a 1/2 mile...
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Twenty Mule Team Canyon

This is a one way dirt road that veers off Route 190 and winds through the Badland Hills. The road is narrow and twists and turns through colorful hills. There are a few pull offs for pictures but...
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Artist's Palette

Artist's palette is the nickname for the painted mountains looming over the valley. No exception to the rule in the Southwest of the USA where painted deserts and mountains seem to be the norm. In...
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