Scotty's Castle Road Construction.
Road construction Monday-Friday (occasional Saturdays) through the end of December; expect delays of up to 30 minutes between the Grapevine Ranger Station, and park boundary at NV-267 and on road to Mesquite Springs Campground.
Be A Junior Ranger
Want to have fun while exploring Death Valley?
Here are the things you will need to do:
Once you finish your booklet, bring it to a visitor center or ranger station. A Park Ranger will check your booklet and you will receive your official Junior Ranger Badge. Once you're done, you can also buy a Junior Ranger Patch at the Visitor Center bookstore.
JUST FOR FUN, try one of the Junior Ranger activities. Print this Word Search (104 KB PDF File) and see if you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger.
Why not join a Park Ranger for a Junior Ranger Program during the fall, winter or spring seasons? Stop by the Visitor Center at Furnace Creek or Scotty's Castle to check on times and locations.
Did You Know?
In 1917, Death Valley recorded 52 days with temperatures over 120 degrees and 43 consecutive days over 120 degrees Fahrenheit. The original long hot summer. More...