EXTREME SUMMER HEAT
Expect high temperatures of 100 to 120 degrees F on your summer visit to Death Valley. Heat related illness is a real possibility. Drink plenty of water and carry extra. Avoid activity in the heat. Travel prepared to survive. Watch for signs of trouble. More »
Zabriskie Point to close for repairs
Starting October 1, 2014 through March 31, 2015, all access to Zabriskie Point and surrounding area will be closed for major rehabilitation work to repair unstable support walls and improve conditions.
Employee Photo Exhibit at Furnace Creek Visitor Center
Death Valley Through Our Eyes is a collection of photographs taken by Death Valley National Park employees and volunteers.Working in the park allows staff to experience Death Valley in ways which visitors seldom do.Love and passion for Death Valley shine through as the common theme in this show.
We invite you to enjoy some of Death Valley's extensive hidden beauty.
Photographs on display were originally submitted in competition for a coveted spread in the Death Valley Employee Association calendar for 2013.While there was limited room for photos in the calendar, this show will serve to highlight and acknowledge Death Valley's hard working and adventurous staff by sharing their inspiring images with the public.
Did You Know?
Telescope Peak in Death Valley National Park was named by Dr. Samuel George in 1861. After climbing the 11,049 foot peak, Dr. George said that he could see so far that it reminded him of looking through a telescope.