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Re: Zabriskie Point Open to Visitors

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avatar Zabriskie Point Open to Visitors
March 16, 2015 02:47AM

Just in time for springtime visitors, Death Valley National Park announced that access to Zabriskie Point and surrounding areas are now open. Major rehabilitation work at the site that took place during the winter has been completed. Unstable support walls were repaired to improve safety conditions, and concrete benches have been installed on the walkway leading up to the vista point.

The popular vista was built by the Pacific Coast Borax Company in the 1920s and was named after the company's vice president and general manager, Christian Zabriskie. The site was originally intended as a waystop for visitors in automobiles to see Manly Beacon, the prominent landmark in Death Valley's "Badlands". It remains as one of the most visited areas within the park.

Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 03/16/2015 03:00AM by eeek.
avatar Re: Zabriskie Point Open to Visitors
March 16, 2015 08:46AM
The walk out to Manly Beacon looks inviting.
Re: Zabriskie Point Open to Visitors
March 16, 2015 08:57AM
Thanks for the update. I'll be there in a couple weeks so I will check out the improvements.
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