Approach to Death Valley & Badwater

There are four routes into Death Valley from the east: through Grapevine Canyon (past "Scotty's Castle"); through Daylight Pass from Beatty; past Zabriskie Point from Pahrump; and through Shoshone. Coming from northern Nevada via Route 95, the quickest way into the valley is through Daylight Pass. Here are a few images:

Death Valley is famous for being the lowest place on the North America continent. The actual lowest place in the valley is Badwater, at 282 feet below sea level: