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Father Crowley Vista Point

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Address: Death Valley National Park, CA

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Father Crowley Point is absolutely well worth a stop. There's a decent sized car par/ lay by just off the highway and the views of Death Valley N.P. are amazing. It's such a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Father Crowley Point is absolutely well worth a stop. There's a decent sized car par/ lay by just off the highway and the views of Death Valley N.P. are amazing. It's such a beatiful area and this viewing point was the first of many we visited and we'd highly recommend it.

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San Jose, California, United States
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped at the Vista Point while visiting Death Valley National Park. The panoramic views are spectacular.

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Sacramento, California
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I read up on the main sites of Death Valley but had not noticed mention of this place but we saw cars stopped and decided to follow suit on our way into Death Valley after traveling down 395 from Mammoth/Mono Lake area. It was our first glimpse of what was to come. Many people seemed to be really savoring the... More 

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Groveland, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Arriving from the west side of the park, this is the first viewpoint to stretch your legs after a long drive, before you drop down into the Panamint Springs area (where prices for gas and snacks at the store are outrageous, keep going to Stovepipe Wells) of Death Valley itself. Take the time to walk out to the point towards... More 

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Los Angeles
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This is a nice welcome spot to stop driving in from the West. There are views of both the desert and the mountains. There is a good amount of parking. Facilities, too.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

We only stopped for a moment and had just missed jets from the Naval Base flying up the canyon. The view was worth it though.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Worth a stop if you are heading out the west side of the park, but not worth the drive over if you are only hiking in the east part.

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Reviewed 12 January 2017

It's good to get some angles here at Father Crowley Vista Point. This is at the entrance to Death Valley but is not a main highlight. It's good but it can be skipped if necessary.

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San Diego, California
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

If you arrive the Death Valley on CA190 from the west, take a quick stop at Father Crowley Vista Point to see panoramic views of the northern end of Panamint Valley in Death Valley. There is a paved parking with restrooms, and a gravel road that leads to an even better view below.

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Detroit
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Reviewed 25 December 2016

As a Vista Point, nothing extraordinary. there are better ones inside the park. But, there is an airfare training area nearby, and it's cool to see the jets flying into the area to practice.

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