The lowest point in North America, 86 m (282 ft) below sea level, Badwater Basin is a huge, desolate salt flat. Look up to see a sign marking sea level high above you on the side of a cliff. Bring plenty of water with you, and limit your time in the sun during midday. To visit Badwater Basin and get the most from your holiday in Death Valley National Park, create itinerary details personal to you using our Death Valley National Park trip planner .
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Badwater Basin Reviews
il faut être matinal car la chaleur est vite insoutenable. a faire absolument si vous êtes dans la vallée de la mort. point le plus bas en Amérique, c'est un paysage époustouflant, quasi lunaire si on... more »you have to be in the morning because the heat is quickly unbearable. to do absolutely if you are in the valley of death. The lowest point in America is a breathtaking landscape, almost lunar if you remove the layer of white salt. magnificent.
Site inévitable a visiter le matin avant 10 heures de préférence... Prendre le temps d'admirer le paysage autour du site... more »Inevitable site to visit in the morning before 10 o'clock preferably... Take the time to admire the landscape around the site...
I can't even start to describe how hot it was on our visit... it was 108 deg F with not even a whisper of a breeze. You can walk out onto what looks like a salt bed , small holes have been dug that fill with water so there is moisture under the surface but must be Bad Water. Well worth a visit and mo hesitation in recommending.
Breathtakingly beautiful with an intensity of heat like no other place! The salt flats are an extremely fragile eco system so do look after it while you're there - stick to the walkways and don't throw litter.
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