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When a national monument gains “national park” status, are they guaranteed to receive an immediate boost in attendance in the following years?
Is there such thing as a “National Park Effect?”
What will happen with attendance at the nation's newest National Parks in the next few years?
We attempt to answer the question.
If you are looking for things to do in Death Valley National Park, be prepared-there are a ton. Covering an area nearly the size of the entire state of Connecticut, Death Valley National Park will keep you busy for days with the amount of exploring there is to do.
From visiting Badwater Basin (which is the lowest elevation in the Western Hemisphere) to the sweeping views offered at the end of a hike to Telescope Peak (the highest point in the park) to everything in between, Death Valley is sure to amaze those who have time to adventure in this incredible, seemingly barren landscape.
Death Valley National Park occupies over 3 million acres on the border of California and Nevada. This desolate area isn’t what comes to mind when you think of the most beautiful places in the world, but those that make the 2.5-hour trek from the hustle and bustle of Las Vegas are in for an unexpected treat. Based on our time in the park, here are a few reasons why you should add Death Valley to your list of travel destinations!