Death Valley National Park

Category: National Park, Nature


Home to the world record highest air temperature of 134 °F (56.7 °C), Death Valley National Park is the hottest place on earth! Located in the Mojave Desert, it’s the largest national park in the lower 48 states. It contains a diverse desert environment of salt-flats, sand dunes, badlands, valleys, canyons, and mountains. Home to Badwater Basin, the point of the lowest elevation in North America, at 282 feet (86 m) below sea level. Telescope peak has a vertical of 11,049 ft!