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Artists Palette: Tours & Tickets

Open Now: 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
Open today: 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
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11 mi south of Furnace Creek off Badwater Road, Death Valley National Park, CA 92328
+1 760-786-3200
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had thought it would be boring and hot driving through Death Valley. Boy, were we wrong. Well, yeah, it was hot (112°). But it was anything but boring. The colors and the crazy rock formations kept us saying, "wow, look at that" throughout the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Gretchen N
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Artists palette is a wonderful place in Death Valley. Very popular spot to see natural rock colors which are truly beautiful.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank stevef824
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't miss this incredible natural display if you are in Death Valley!!! Takes your breath away. Words can't describe it. Be prepared to take a slow drive. Get out of the car and see it's splendor. Absorb and enjoy it.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank mjonesy7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Artists Pallette is the number two point you must visit in Death Valley(after Dante’s point). Do not miss it.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Malcolmle
Reviewed September 10, 2019 via mobile

The 109 degree day almost did us in. But we persevered and were amazed by all the scenery in this National Park. There is no shade. This is a real need especially near the Salt Flats, bathrooms, and parking lots. We enjoyed the parks and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank loving_STT
Reviewed August 18, 2019

Driving south from Furnace Creek you will pass through an amazing roadway that weaves through striking ravines and multi-colored rock formations.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Peter F
Reviewed July 25, 2019

You can seriously see an artists colour palatte. A giant one. With so many colours spread on the mountain it gives a breath taking view.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Kanwardeep S
Reviewed July 24, 2019

Beautiful spot. Well maintained. Clean restrooms. Courteous, helpful staff at Visitor’s Center. Very affordable. You can spend an entire day with your family for the price of a pizza. Go enjoy nature!!! And take some awesome photos. We drove the entire park and headed way...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank DoingWhatWeLove
Reviewed July 4, 2019

Artists Palette has very unique colors for rocks and is quite a sight to be seen! You can see this along Artists Drive - 9 mile loop in the park.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Julie R
Reviewed June 29, 2019

It is part of the one-way car route, which gives a walk with views of the different shades of the rocks, this stop in particular is the most beautiful of the route since it is this particular wall is where more colors are differentiated on...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Felicia D
January 1, 2017|
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Response from TravelJohn092 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure why Artists Drive is closed, the road seemed perfect to me. You can pull off to the side of the main road and walk to the area......once there, walk up to the ridge, you can look all over the Palette from up... More