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Dante's View

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Road map of Dante's View area.


Dante's View is located at the end of a 13-mile, paved side-road that leaves Highway 190 at a junction 12 miles southeast of the Furnace Creek Visitor Center. The last six miles of the Dante's View Road are closed to vehicles that are longer than 25 feet.

Suggestions for your visit

This is one of the most spectacular views of Death Valley. From Dante's View, the vista includes more than 11,000 feet of vertical relief from the top of Telescope Peak to the lowest point in the Western Hemisphere near Badwater. Early morning lighting is better than later in the day. Temperatures are usually 20 degrees cooler than on the valley floor. Although there are no maintained trails, it is possible to hike along the ridge in either direction. The hike to Mt. Perry (four miles north of Dante's View) offers beautiful views in all directions.

For more information

Telephone: (760) 786-3200

Death Valley National Park
PO Box 579
Death Valley, California 92328

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