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Address: 11 mi south of Furnace Creek off Badwater Road, Death Valley National Park, CA
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Beautiful colors

Beautiful and colorful rock formations along the Artist's Drive in the Death Valley National Park. You can easily drive there. Great photo ops.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Tampere, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful and colorful rock formations along the Artist's Drive in the Death Valley National Park. You can easily drive there. Great photo ops.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This site is closed until March 2017 for road repairs. It's in the eastern park of the park, off Badwater Road, south of Highway 190.

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Hong Kong
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This area is best driven through after finishing the 2 other sites in the valley (Devil's Golf Course and Badwater Basin) as it is only one way in/out. Traffic is also slower here given the narrower roads. The drive itself into the Palette is very nice and relaxing. There are stops along the way but might as well stop by... More 

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Branchburg, New Jersey
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Luckily our tour guide took us to Twenty Mule Team Canyon - If Artist is better, it must be amazing.

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Banning, Ca
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In and out of the Artists Palette road is blocked off and closed. Possibly from recent rainfall. Had folks with us that had not seen before. Check at Furnace Creek Ranger station before attempting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The drive takes your through a badland/canyon that has a lot of different minerals. The minerals make up the different colors which is why they call it Artists Palette. It's just one part of a multitude of beautiful sites in the national park.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Beautiful views, amazing colors. All photos will be great. Go walk around and find your perfect photo. It varies a lot from rock to rock

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

The name says it all. The colors are unbelievable and change as the sun moves through the sky. The various rock formations are worht the visit.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Artist’s Palette is amazingly colorful. This mutli-colored rock canyon is the face of a black mountain. From Artist’s Drive find the Artist’s Palette parking area with bathrooms. Venture out of the parking lot—take a hike and explore the magical and colorful hills with pastel hues of green and purple. Amazing!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Because we only planned to be in Death Valley in the morning we had to visit Artists Palette in the morning, so didn't benefit from the afternoon sun shining on to oxidised metals within the rocks to show them off in their true splendour. Don't just view it from the parking area, make the effort to take a 5 minute... More 

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