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.
Distance Learning Opportunities
Just because you can't visit Death Valley National Park doesn't mean your students can't experience it! If your classroom is in eastern California or southern Nevada, you can invite a ranger into your classroom as a guest speaker. Students further abroad can explore the history and culture of the park through our Virtual Museum Collection. Teachers can enhance this experience by using our Teaching with Museum Collections lesson plans.
Did You Know?
Death Valley is home to more than 1000 species of plants and more than 50 of those are endemics, found nowhere else in the world. More...