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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

Most Viewed Warnings and Dangers in Death Valley National Park

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Car Care

If your car breaks down the National Park Service recommends to stay with your vehicle and wait for help. They advise against walking for help in the desert sun. If stranded, try to get out of the sun...
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Bring Water!

I have been to Death Valley several times and I loved it. I was there in mid-May, and it was 100 degrees at Stovepipe Wells. Other places weren't quite that bad. TAKE LOTS OF WATER WITH YOU! Take...
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Weather Wise

One of the hottest and driest places in all of the United States and the temperatures can reach well over 120 degrees. Make sure you know where you are going and how long it will take to get there and...
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Snakes

There are many types of snakes in Death Valley. The only one of real concern in the Rattle Snake. I did not come across one on the last trip even though I went to very remote less traveled areas. I...
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Abandoned Mines

A park ranger told me there are over 10,000 abandoned mine shafts in Death Valley National Park. Only a small amount have been sealed off as seen in the photos. The grate has openings to allow bats to...
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Temperature

The heat in Death Valley is something to take seriously. People often do not hike with sufficient water and then find themselves is trouble. Always carry more than you think you need. The park service...
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Wild Burro's

I am a big fan of wild animals, but when they roam in unprotected areas in herds they become an immediate Danger to THEM and US. We saw lots of mini herds of Burro's. Many of them were grazing too...
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Yaqui
Dec 31, 2010

Warnings About the Area

It is always important to obey warnings signs and warnings provided by the rangers; but never more important than in an environment like Death Valley. A few of these warnings are as follows:...
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Basaic
Feb 17, 2010

Flash Flooding on the Roads

Many travelers may not realize that in the desert we are prone to flash flooding. It can happen in a matter of minutes when it rains really hard in the desert. Never ever cross a road that is filled...
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Yaqui
Dec 29, 2008

Danger - Look for Pedestrians

Sometimes we all just forget! Traveling a long time in the car can make everyone forget the dangers of parking along the road. YET, pull off fully from the road so someone doesn't take your door off,...
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Yaqui
Dec 29, 2008

Fifteen Tips for returning safely ...

It’s easy to overlook the obvious when planning an extended outing. Whether it’s just a weekend with an overnight, or two weeks in the great outdoors, the natural world can become more than merely a...
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oldtrailmaster
Jun 25, 2008

No Cell Phones

If you are addicted to cell phones, you will be disappointed here. There is virtually no service in Death Valley. That also means that you can not rely on the cell phone in the event of trouble,...
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SteveOSF
Aug 02, 2007

Gas

Gas is available at Stovepipe Wells and Furnace Creek. Signs were posted that read that gas was no longer available at Scotty's Castle (until further notice - and such notice did not seem...
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SteveOSF
Jul 19, 2007

Wildlife

While we saw some wild life, including a coyote, the most destructive animal appeared to be this bird. At Scotty's Castle, he tried dismantling portions of this motor cycle. It seems he really wanted...
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SteveOSF
Jul 17, 2007

Top Hotels in Death Valley National Park

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Highway 190, , California, 92328, United States
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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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