Badwater

Death Valley, California

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This is a perfectly flat hike on a boardwalk that leads you onto the salt flats at the hottest and lowest point in North America and the lowest elevation you can drive to in the Western Hemisphere. This vast bed of salt lies 282 feet below sea level.
Hiking Death Valley National Park

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Hiking Death Valley National Park

by Bill and Polly Cunningham (Falcon Guides)

This is a perfectly flat hike on a boardwalk that leads you onto the salt flats at the hottest and lowest point in North America and the lowest elevation you can drive to in the Western Hemisphere. This vast bed of salt lies 282 feet below sea level.

© 2017 Bill and Polly Cunningham/Falcon Guides. All Rights Reserved.

Activity Type: Hiking
Nearby City: Death Valley
Distance: 2
Trail Type: Out-and-back
Skill Level: Easy
Duration: Under 1 hour
Season: November through March
Local Contacts: Furnace Creek Visitor Center; (760) 786-3200; www.nps.gov/deva
Local Maps: NPS Death Valley Visitors Map; Trails Illustrated Death Valley National Park Map; USGS Badwater-CA
Driving Directions: Directions to Badwater

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