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.
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?
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...