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.
Free Entrance to Death Valley National Park for Founder's Day
Death Valley, CA--The National Park Service will waive entrance fees to Death Valley National Park and all National Park units on Sunday, August 25th, 2013 to celebrate Founder's Day—the birthday of the National Park Service. The celebration marks the 97th anniversary of the creation of the agency in 1916. This part of a service-wide effort to invite all Americans to experience their national parks. With 401 National Park units nationwide, every American is less than 100 miles from a national park experience.
For more information and a schedule of events, go to http://www.nps.gov/deva.
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...