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Devil's Golf Course

Badwater Rd., 13 mi south of Furnace Creek. Turn right onto dirt road and drive 1 mi, Death Valley National Park, CA
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A seemingly infinite number of crusted salt formations jut from the "course."
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Badwater Rd., 13 mi south of Furnace Creek. Turn right onto dirt road and drive 1 mi, Death Valley National Park, CA
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Reviewed 3 days ago

When we drove out the dirt road to take a look at Devil's Golf Course, the first thought that came to my mind was that this is NOT a good place to lose a golf ball. The intriguing landscape is definitely named appropriately. There is...More

Thank mini
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great stop on our tour of Death Valley. It is an interesting view of crystallized salt and the impact. It is a quick stop, but it is worth the time. The overall park is fantastic to visit!

Thank Kenang34
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a short trip down a rather rough road, but the golf course (which has a golf club you can use for photos) is otherworldly. It's worth the drive just to see what it's like. Be careful on the rough terrain--it would be awful to...More

Thank cheeseheadfamilyof4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not much time needed for that place. The view is the same in all directions from the car park. It's dangerous to walk on the rocks as they are sharp.

Thank Olenka1980
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We didn't go the whole way to the end of the road in our rented vehicle because it was so bumpy and because we were short on time. We were glad to have gotten at least part way though, and we got out and took...More

Thank clemmy33
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This sight can easily be combined to a trip to the Badwater Basin as it is right next to it. Take a smaller sand road from Badwater rd to reach a small parking lot in the middle of the large salt pan. Around 15 minutes...More

Thank JiiBird
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

We started down the driving route but it was too bumpy. We were traveling 5-10 mph and it was just awful. We ended up turning around leaving. We didn't see anyone else heading down the route and had no cell phone service. We had a...More

Thank Dawn H
Reviewed 1 July 2017

This place rally only takes a few minutes to see on your way to the lowest place in the US in the salt flats. Nothing here but heat (120 during our visit) and no plant growth. This is Death Valley and the Devil's Golf course...More

Thank cdrh
Reviewed 27 June 2017

This is truly a unique place. It feels like you're on a different planet. It's only a short drive off the main road and definitely worth a quick visit. It's called the Devil's Golf Course because of the spiky salt formations where "only the Devil...More

1  Thank Hamza M
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Some of the oddest land you will ever see...mostly deserted, very few tourists..I was alone with the cracking rocks for 10-15 minutes....the sound of the rocks against total silence was special.

Thank TheScanian
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