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Rainbow Canyon (California)

Rainbow Canyon (nicknamed Star Wars Canyon and Jedi Transition) is a canyon inside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California, on the park’s western border. It is about 130 miles (210 km) west of Las Vegas and 160 miles (260 km) north of Los Angeles.

From World War II until 2019, it was commonly used by the United States Air Force and Navy for fighter jet training and was frequented by photographers who, from the canyon rim, were able to photograph jets flying beneath them. The canyon rim can be reached from Father Crowley Overlook off California State Route 190.

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Nearby Locations:

The Joshua Tree U2 Album Location (14.5 miles)
The Racetrack (21.5 miles)
Mosaic Canyon Trail (23.7 miles)
Owens Lake Trails Plaza (25.9 miles)
Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes (26.7 miles)
Teakettle Junction (26.8 miles)
Ballarat (27 miles)
Death Valley National Park (35.1 miles)
Devils Golf Course (35.2 miles)
Museum of Western Film History (35.4 miles)
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