Death Valley National Park
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Valley - Scotty’s Castle
Find out how Scotty's Castle came to be, when Albert Johnson met Walter Scott, later known as Death Valley Scotty. Take a tour of the magnificent rooms and see the castle's fantastic furnishings. Hear the organ in the music room as you experience this place of legend first-hand.
The rare Desert Pupfish has a unique ability to survive in water from near-freezing temperatures to almost 108 degrees Farenheit, and in salinity from almost no salt to twice that of sea water. Growing to only about two and a half inches in length, they are found in the Anza Borrego Desert State Park, and nearby Salton Sea. The Salt Creek Pupfish, or Death Valley Pupfish are found in the protected environment of Salt Creek in Death Valley.
As Titus Canyon Road in Death Valley reaches the foothills, it starts to climb and meander among the sagebrush and red rock outcroppings. The road becomes steeper and narrower as it approaches Red Pass, amply named for its red rocks and dirt. Enjoy the ride!
and the Rainbow Chasers
At the end of every rainbow is a pot of gold. Parked at the base of the Panamint Mountains are the remains of Ballarat, California. Founded in 1876 as a supply center for gold mines and prospectors, Ballarat lasted 21 years. After the post office closed in 1970, Ballarat became home for two famous rainbow chasers: Shorty Harris and Seldom Seen Slim. Learn more about these colorful prospectors, and the ghost town of Ballarat in this video.
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