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Dante’s View

Death Valley National Park, Dantes View Rd, California 92328, USA

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About Dante’s View

Dante's View offers a dramatic panoramic view of Death Valley from a very brink of an edge. It is also an excellent venue for night time star viewing with telescopes.



Attractions near Dante’s View

Badwater Basin3.81km from Dante’s View

An endorheic basin noted as the lowest point in North America, with a depth of 282 ft (86 m) below sea level. Consisists of a small spring-fed pool of "bad water" next to the road in a sink; the accumulated salts of the surrounding basin make it undrinkable, thus giving it the name. Significant rainstorms flood the valley bottom periodically, covering the salt pan with a thin sheet of standing water. When the basin is flooded, some of the salt is dissolved; it is redeposited as clean crystals w

Harmony Borax Works31.76km from Dante’s View

An abandoned borax mine. They became famous through the use of large twenty-mule teams and double wagons which hauled borax through the long overland route to the closest railroad in Mojave, California.

Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes55.87km from Dante’s View

Mountain-fringed sand dunes reaching 100 ft. A prime spot for sand-boarding.

Mount Charleston97.29km from Dante’s View

At 11,916 feet (3,632 m), it is the highest mountain in Clark County, and the eighth-highest mountain in Nevada. Well separated from higher peaks by large, low basins, Charleston Peak is the most topographically prominent peak in Nevada.

Ubehebe Craters108.95km from Dante’s View

A volcanic field in northern Death Valley, consisting of 14-16 craters in a 3-square-kilometre (1.2 sq mi) area. The Ubehebe Craters are associated with a fault system that runs across them, all formed in a single phreatomagmatic eruption episode about 2,100 years ago.

Fossil Falls109.83km from Dante’s View

A unique geological feature created by the volcanic activity in the mountain range, along with meltwater from glaciers in the nearby Sierra Nevada.

Where is Dante’s View

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Almost one-half of Inyo Country is within Death Valley National Park. With a population density of 1.8 people per square mile, it also has the second-lowest population density in California, after Alpine County.