"Badwaters. Located 282 feet..." Badwater Tip by sharkie

Badwater, Death Valley National Park: 42 reviews and 68 photos


<b>Badwaters</b>. Located 282 feet (that's 86 meters) below sea-level!!
Death Valley receives less than 2 in. (5 cm) of rain a year and has recorded some of the world's highest air temperatures (134F/57C) and ground temperatures (165F/74C). Temperatures run above 120 degrees fahrenheit usually, so use sun protection. Despite this harsh enviroment there are some 900 different plants living here.

Directions: South along Hwy-178 from Furnace Creek.
Website: http://www.nps.gov/deva

Review Helpfulness: 1 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Aug 24, 2002
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