Straddling eastern California and Nevada, the Death Valley National Park stretches between the arid Great Basin Desert and the Mojave Desert in the United States. This International Biosphere Reserve is the hottest and driest part of the North American continent and is home to many species of plants and animals that have adapted to this harsh desert environment, such as the creosote bush, coyote, and the Death Valley pupfish. The park’s main attractions include the Titus Canyon, with a ghost town and colourful striped hills; Badwater Basin, salt flats believed to be the lowest point on the continent; and Zabriskie point, the most famous viewpoint in the park and the start of a number of scenic hiking trails.