It’s the oldest and the driest. The highest and the lowest.
Death Valley, the largest national park in the lower 48 states, is a fascinating study in topographic contrasts. Marvel at Telescope Peak towering 11,049 feet, while Badwater, North America’s lowest point, sits at 282 feet below sea level. Death Valley is a popular destination during the spring desert wildflower bloom. Summer temperatures can reach 120 degrees Fahrenheit. For more info, visit Death Valley Chamber of Commerce.