Length: 0.5 miles to edge, 5 miles across.
Starting Point: Badwater parking area, 17 miles south of Hwy 190 on the Badwater Road.
Description: Level walk across lowest place in the Western Hemisphere, -282 feet elevation. Crust of salt crystals may be covered with temporary lake after rain storms. Watch out for muddy areas. No Trail CAUTION: Do Not hike this area during hot months!