Death Valley National Park straddles the California and Nevada border. Death Valley is known as the hottest, driest and lowest of all national parks in the United States. In 2013 Death Valley National Park was declared as a dark sky park by the International Dark Sky Association. A dark sky park is an area which restricts artificial light pollution.
The park offers beautiful and varied landscapes for photographers. The diversity of the park’s landscapes ranges from valleys to sand dunes to canyons, salt flats and colorful wildflowers.
In spite of its melancholy name, a great diversity of life survives in Death Valley. The park is home to many small mammals such as bighorn sheep, coyotes, bobcats, kit foxes, cougars, and mule deer.
The top 5 best rated things to do in Death Valley National Park include:
1. Guided Tours
4. Night Sky Viewing
5. Mountain Biking