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Address: Intersection of Racetrack Valley Rd. and Hunter Mountain Rd., Death Valley National Park, CA

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Interesting signpost

This is just a signpost directing you to 2 different locations in Death Valley. An off road 4x4 vehicle with high clearance and great trail tires is recommended for this 30 mile... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cheryl P
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Tuckerton, New Jersey

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Tuckerton, New Jersey
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is just a signpost directing you to 2 different locations in Death Valley. An off road 4x4 vehicle with high clearance and great trail tires is recommended for this 30 mile one-way backcountry trail. Don't drive your regular car down this trail.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whether you are on your way to the Race Track or to Hunter Mountain, you should stop here. Read the comments from others that have left their teakettles at the crossroads. Leave your own teakettle and a short note. And take in the beauty that surrounds you.

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North of Boston
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Reviewed 2 January 2017

OK Folks, This is "the" place to stop on the way to The Racetrack and points beyond. I have seen hundreds of Teakettles there (saw a whole Mr. COFFEE too one time; I applauded the sentiment, if not the fidelity). Other times, it looks like most were stolen for a flea market or something. I always have a small supply... More 

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Thank Martin C
Flanders, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

But plenty of tea pots. On the way to the DV Race Track you will pass this spot and it is a definite photo spot. However, getting there in a rugged dirt road and you will need to find the speed for your vehicle where you float over the washboard as opposed to bouncing over them. Note that the park... More 

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Marietta, Georgia
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 November 2016

On the way to The Racetrack you come to Tea Kettle Junction. This is just as it says -- lots of kettles hung from the wooden markers. It was cute, but not worth the drive unless you continue on to the Racetrack

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Thank Julia W
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Tea Kettle Junction is just the kind of oddity you find in Death Valley. Not really a destination in itself. Tea Kettle is a junction of roads along the route to the Racetrack. This is not an easy drive, high clearance and good tires are a must. This is a great and popular place to stop for a photo opportunity.... More 

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UK Somewhere
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Very long drive to this and you must have a 4x4. Make sure you have a full tank of fuel and lots and lots of liquids. But its an amazing view once you get there. Great for photographers..

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Thank Jonathan G
Salt Lake City, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016

This thing was totally random but we loved it. Next time we are bringing our Tea Kettle with some very important advise.

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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Tea Kettle Junction meets up with the Hunter Mountain route going to the Race Track Playa and on the way either to or from Ubehebe Crater. Its a photo op, and if you're incllned bring a Tea Kettle, put a message in it, and hang it there with the others.

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Eugene, Oregon
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Reviewed 20 April 2016

Teakettle junction is a great spot on your way to The Racetrack. We brought our own teakettle to add to the sign post. I imagine that the park rangers remove them periodically since we didn't see any kettles labelled more than a year or so. The last one that we put there 20 some years ago was definitely gone. The... More 

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