Thousands of miniature salt pinnacles carved into surreal shapes by the desert wind dot this wildly varied landscape. The salt was pushed up to the earth's surface by pressure created as underground salt- and water-bearing gravel crystallized. Get out of your vehicle and take a closer look; you'll see perfectly round holes descending into the ground.
Badwater Rd., 13 miles south of Furnace Creek. Turn right onto dirt road and drive 1 mile, Death Valley, California, 92328, USA