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.
Hottest, Driest, Lowest
In this below-sea-level basin, steady drought and record summer heat make Death Valley a land of extremes. Yet, each extreme has a striking contrast. Towering peaks are frosted with winter snow. Rare rainstorms bring vast fields of wildflowers. Lush oases harbor tiny fish and refuge for wildlife and humans. Despite its morbid name, a great diversity of life survives in Death Valley.
Death Valley's Morning Report has the daily weather forecast, yesterday's temperatures and current road conditions. 50kb PDFRead More
Enhance your experience of Death Valley by joining a ranger guided tour, nature hike, patio talk or night program.Read More
Explore the wild side: Hiking, Backpacking, Four-wheeling, Mountain Biking, BirdwatchingRead More
Death Valley Scotty told everyone that he built this castle in Death Valley with money from his "secret" gold mine. That was not quite the truth.Read More
Death Valley National Park's seasonal newspaper will help you make the most of your visit. 3.02 MB PDF.Read More
Death Valley Virtual Museum
This exhibit showcases Death Valley National Park and its collections that tell the stories of people drawn to this land of startling and stark beautyRead More
Incredibly deep, geothermally heated and swept by subterranean tsunamis, this odd water-filled cave in the desert is the lone habitat of a rare fish.Read More
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...