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Death Valley Explorer Tour by Tour Trekker
"Your professionally guided Death Valley adventure by Luxury Tour Trekker a one-of-a-kind high-end custom built all terrain vehicle takes you to Death Valley. You'll also pass the The sea level sign - a popular visitor attraction and photo opportunity. Nearly a mile above the Badwater salt flats is Dante's View a classic Death Valley vista. Located just a few miles west of the California–Nevada border near Death Valley National Park no journey to this part of the world would be complete without a visit to this unique and inspiring destination. Then
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"Your professionally guided Death Valley adventure by Luxury Tour Trekker a one-of-a-kind high-end custom built all terrain vehicle takes you to Death Valley. You'll also pass the The sea level sign - a popular visitor attraction and photo opportunity. Nearly a mile above the Badwater salt flats is Dante's View a classic Death Valley vista. Located just a few miles west of the California–Nevada border near Death Valley National Park no journey to this part of the world would be complete without a visit to this unique and inspiring destination. Then
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Devil's golf course

However, at a small distance, the surface has dried out a little more and the crust has broken into scales that bend up ! It is forbidden to walk but if ever you tried, you would be trapped in thick mud as only the surface is dry, underneath is remaining sluggish!

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JLBG
Apr 25, 2005

Devil's golf course

Devil's golf course stand south to Furnace Creek. At first sight, the name of Devil's golf course does not seem to apply to this place, with a smooth white surface where playing golf would have been a pleasure.

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Apr 25, 2005

Devil's Golf Course

Similar to the Salt Flats, the Devil's Golf Course is a large area of crystalline Salt (sodium chloride) deposits. The area is very jagged and uneven, making walking very difficult, as some of the pinnacles can be up to a foot high. It is said to be still possible to see the wagon tracks of the early settlers in the salt from the viewpoint far above the valley at Dante's Peak.

Of course, you can't actually golf there. The name comes from a quote in a 1934 travel guidebook of the region, which said "only the devil could play golf on such a surface."

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travelgirl3
Nov 22, 2004

Devil's Golf Course

Halfway between the junction at Furnace Creek and Bad Water you will find the Devil's Golf Course. You will have to follow an unpaved road for a mile or so, to get you close to the area. It is called like this because the ground is the absolute opposite of a golf course green.

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Apr 21, 2004
 
 
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Devil's Golf Course

A field of salt pinnacles today, this used to be a lake more than 2000 years ago. When the lake evaporated, it left behind the layers of crystallized salt. This is constantly recreated as salty water is brough to the surface through capilary actions and then it evaporates resulting in new salt crystals. You can hear the noises made by the salt as it expands and contracts with the changes in temperature.

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Nov 01, 2003

Devil's Golf Course

Remnants of a dry salty lake that existed 2000 years ago makes up Devil's Golf Course. The rock salt is 3-5 feet thick and quite difficult to walk on given the uneven terrain.

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Nov 30, 2003

Golf

The Devil's Golf Course is a salt-pan area located pretty much in the middle of Death Valley.

You've got to hit a ball here...just to say you've done it!

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Jul 10, 2003

Devil Golf Court 2

When you get out farther, there are plates of the crust with fissures between, some of the plates tilted, like miniature versions of the tectonic plates of the earth

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May 21, 2003

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Here: The Devils Golf Course.

Thinking about bringing your golfclubs with you on this trip? Forget it! This course is even a bit to tough for most players...

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Nobbe
Aug 24, 2002

Devils golf course

It's covering a 15 miles stretch on the side of Badwater Road.This field of jagged salt crystals discovered by early emigrants. Some are over two feet high.

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Aug 24, 2002

Things to Do Near Devil's Golf Course

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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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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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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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Charcoal Kilns

This worked out quite nicely as I was camping at Wildrose, it was very convenient to drive up to the Charcoal Kilns. I had no idea of the potion of the sun in relation to the kilns but they are lit up...
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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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