DEATH VALLEY: This is a must-see destination for diverse geologic features, desert wildlife, historic sites, scenery, and clear night skies. Popular locations include Scotty’s Castle, Artists’ Drive, Racetrack Playa, Ubehebe Crater, Zabriskie Point, and Badwater (282’ below sea level). Death Valley is in the south eastern portion of Inyo County. To enter from the west side, head east from Olancha or Lone Pine on State Route 190 – about 1.5 hours of scenic driving to the visitor center at Furnace Creek. From the east side the entrance to the park is about 2 hours north of Las Vegas.