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Tea Kettle Junction

Intersection of Racetrack Valley Rd. and Hunter Mountain Rd., Death Valley National Park, CA
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Great photo stop on the way to the race track.

After about 20 miles of washboard dirt road this is a. Ice place to stop and giv your bones a rest... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
JoeCosentino
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Whitesboro, New York
Long bumpy ride

I saw this place along with the race track on a PBS program. I have always wanted to see the race... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
CairoDave
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Cairo, Egypt
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Intersection of Racetrack Valley Rd. and Hunter Mountain Rd., Death Valley National Park, CA

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Reviewed 3 days ago

After about 20 miles of washboard dirt road this is a. Ice place to stop and giv your bones a rest and take some photos. Before continuing on the last 5 miles or do to the racetrack

Thank JoeCosentino
Reviewed 25 April 2017

I saw this place along with the race track on a PBS program. I have always wanted to see the race track and our trip to Death Valley in April allowed us a full day of sightseeing. A full day is needed, half for the...More

Thank CairoDave
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is just a signpost directing you to 2 different locations in Death Valley. An off road 4x4 vehicle with high clearance and great trail tires is recommended for this 30 mile one-way backcountry trail. Don't drive your regular car down this trail.

1  Thank Cheryl P
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Whether you are on your way to the Race Track or to Hunter Mountain, you should stop here. Read the comments from others that have left their teakettles at the crossroads. Leave your own teakettle and a short note. And take in the beauty that...More

1  Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 3 January 2017

OK Folks, This is "the" place to stop on the way to The Racetrack and points beyond. I have seen hundreds of Teakettles there (saw a whole Mr. COFFEE too one time; I applauded the sentiment, if not the fidelity). Other times, it looks like...More

Thank Martin C
Reviewed 23 November 2016

But plenty of tea pots. On the way to the DV Race Track you will pass this spot and it is a definite photo spot. However, getting there in a rugged dirt road and you will need to find the speed for your vehicle where...More

1  Thank Bob B
Reviewed 1 November 2016

On the way to The Racetrack you come to Tea Kettle Junction. This is just as it says -- lots of kettles hung from the wooden markers. It was cute, but not worth the drive unless you continue on to the Racetrack

Thank Julia W
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Tea Kettle Junction is just the kind of oddity you find in Death Valley. Not really a destination in itself. Tea Kettle is a junction of roads along the route to the Racetrack. This is not an easy drive, high clearance and good tires are...More

Thank Tomas D
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Very long drive to this and you must have a 4x4. Make sure you have a full tank of fuel and lots and lots of liquids. But its an amazing view once you get there. Great for photographers..

Thank Jonathan G
Reviewed 30 May 2016

This thing was totally random but we loved it. Next time we are bringing our Tea Kettle with some very important advise.

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Vero E
31 May 2016|
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Response from 427BeatleBob | Reviewed this property |
Personally, I have never tried that route but you basically are going around the playa on the east side. Eventually, you will hit highway 190 west of Paniment Springs. According to my 4-Wheel-Drive book, the trail is rated... More
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