Scotty's Castle Road Construction
Expect 30 minute delays Monday-Saturday on Scotty's Castle Road and Mesquite Springs Campground Road. Caution advised due to unpaved surfaces and sections of one-lane road.
Scotty's Castle Road Closure
The road from Scotty's Castle east to the park boundary will be closed to all traffic from February 10 to April 10, 2014. The Castle can be accessed from the south via CA-190 and Scotty's Castle Road; expect 30 minute delays.
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?
Badwater Basin, in Death Valley National Park, is the lowest place in North America and one of the lowest places in the world at 282 feet below sea level. The Dead Sea, between Israel and Jordan, is the lowest at 1371 feet below sea level.