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.
2008 News Releases
December 22, 2008
September 18, 2008
Death Valley National Park to Re-activate Towne Pass Materials Site for Needed Highway Maintenance
Following a 13-year hiatus, the National Park Service will permit the resumption of use of Towne Pass Materials Site #218 located along State Route 190 adjacent to Towne Pass in Inyo County, California.
September 11, 2008
September 5, 2008
September 2, 2008
June 2, 2008
May 8, 2008
May 6, 2008
April 25, 2008
April 4, 2008
Temporary Closure of Barker Ranch Site
The National Park Service in cooperation with the Inyo County Sheriff's Office will be temporarily closing access to Barker Ranch later this month for the investigation of possible human remains.
March 20, 2008
January 17, 2008
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