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Twentynine Palms, California: End of the World Sign

Big upright silver letters in the desert offer proof to visitors that they've been to The End of the World. Park in the restaurant lot and walk out to the sign; do not drive out to it.

83131 Amboy Rd, Twentynine Palms, CA
In Twentynine Palms turn north from CA-62 at the stoplight onto Adobe Rd. Drive two miles. Turn right onto Amboy Rd. Drive 12 miles. Park in the lot of The Palms restaurant on the right; the sign is behind it.
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End of the World Sign

Absolutely do not drive out to the sign; the sand is quick to suck you down. We had to be towed out, as did two others while we were there. The tow cost $200 for them to come out and then $200 to go back to their shop. And AAA does not cover this.

[Jana Montgomery, 11/11/2023]
End of the World Sign

An incredible sign, such a sight to see, but beware of your car getting stuck in the sand and having to call a tow truck. Especially if you don't have AWD on your vehicle. Taking out air from your tires won't help at all. Once you're stuck, you're stuck -- but other than that, it's an incredible site.

[Michael Rodriguez, 07/21/2023]

Visitors can park in the lot of the Palms Restaurant and walk out to the sign, but bring water and a hat, and don't try it midday in summer.

End of the World Sign.

End of the World Sign

The End of the World -- totally worth the stop! Just a short walk from the highway.

[Amy, 11/24/2022]
End of the World Sign

Giant letters in the middle of the desert spell out, "The End of The World."

[Karla, 09/05/2022]

The big, upright silver Hollywood-sign-style letters were created in 2022 by artist Jack Pierson. He describes this patch of desert -- locally nicknamed Wonder Valley -- as "a place known for those who drop off the edge of civilization."

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