Zabriskie Point, Death Valley National Park

Famous as the spot on the cover of the U2 album "The Joshua Tree," Zabriskie Point is a geological curiosity formed by sediment from a dried-up lake. Thermal waters gave it color, and wind and lava shaped its erosion patterns. This location is named after Christian Zabriskie, vice-president of the Borax company, which had mining operations in Death Valley. The sun makes high-contrast shadows on the formations, which change over the course of the day. Put Zabriskie Point and other Death Valley National Park attractions into our Death Valley National Park trip itinerary maker, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • We stopped here after going to Dante's. While we liked Dante's more than this, I still believe this is another 'must see' when in the Park. Easily accessible; great photos to be had here!  more »
  • The view at this point is impressive, worth to take a look, you have to walk up the hill for a short walk from the parking lot, but it's very hot (because no shade), even walk for 5 min is very hot...  more »
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  • Easy walk with great views. A must see if you are in Death Valley. Simply Spectacular. Easy parking. Steep but easy ten minute walk up to the view point. Great photo opportunity.
  • One of the best spots in Death Valley. The views are simply amazing here. No photo can give it justice, you have to see it for yourself. This place is a true must see.

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