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Devil's Golf Course is one of the most interesting geologic areas in Death Valley National Park. In ancient times, a lake existed in the area, covering the entire valley. As the region became arid, the water began to evaporate, leaving behind the salt crystals visible today. These salt crystals create eye-popping and sometimes bizarre formations, creating a fascinating collection of jagged formations.

Visitors can explore the area at will as there are no official trails, but it is requested that care is taken with these incredible crystalline features. Use caution for yourself as well, as the spires and crystals are jagged.

Be aware that the road to the Devil's Golf Course is often closed after rain.

On the Road: When the road is open, incredible crystals can be seen a short stroll away from your vehicle.

Family Friendly: The unlikely formations of the crystals here will captivate young imaginations.

Gem Type: Geologic Feature

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Mikhaila Redovian

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Jun 8, 2022
Jeff Giesler
May 21, 2022
alex carlton
Rocks tasted like salt crystals were neat was creaked but big old drained out lake
Mar 23, 2022
Cynthia Fox
Going to return here for star viewing
Feb 20, 2022
Jennifer Smith
Amazing
Feb 19, 2022
Hanna Darashchonak
Unbelievable
Dec 23, 2021
Jon Johnston
Aug 3, 2021
Lamarr Stevens
not sparkly in the dark but cool to see in the dark! and salty too
Jun 22, 2021
Attila Kertesz

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