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.
2006 News Release Archive
December 5, 2006
New Interagency Pass Program
Starting January 7th of 2007, a new interagency recreation pass system will replace the National Parks Pass, Golden Eagle, Golden Age and Golden Access Passports.
November 14, 2006
Death Valley National Park to Chip-seal Beatty Cutoff Road - Temporary Delays Expected
For the next several days, 10 miles of the Beatty Cutoff Road will be under construction.
October 27, 2006
Due to a failure of the gas storage tank, there is no gasoline available at Scotty's Castle. A contractor repair is necessary. Visitors are advised to fill up prior to visiting the Castle. The nearest stations are at Stovepipe Wells (45 miles), Furnace Creek (53 miles), Beatty, Nevada (60 miles) and Tonopah, Nevada (80 miles).
September 9, 2006
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August 29, 2006
August 28, 2006
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