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.
Scotty's Castle House Tour
Interested in the living-history house tour? Here is some important information you should know...
May 28 through August 29, 2013: Tours will be offered at least four times daily at 10:00 am, 12:00 pm, 2:00 pm, and 4:00 pm.
Tickets are sold for the day of the tour at the Scotty's Castle Visitor Center. There may be a two-hour wait for the next available tour during peak visitation periods such as Thanksgiving weekend, the weeks of Christmas and New Year's Day, and mid-February through April. Visitation is highest between 10:30 am and 2:30 pm.
Tickets may be purchased in advance at www.recreation.gov or 1-877-444-6777 for Scotty's Castle tours. Tickets must be purchased at least one day in advance. The day of the tour, tickets may only be purchased in person at the Scotty's Castle Visitor Center.
Groups of 15 or more may purchase advance tickets through www.recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-559-6777 at least two weeks in advance.
Some school groups may qualify for an educational fee waiver with a minimum of two weeks' advance notice.
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