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  • Zabriskie Point to close for repairs

    Starting December 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. CA Hwy 190 will remain open to through traffic.


    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 »


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The Death Valley Visitor Guide is a comprehensive guide to all aspects of understanding, enjoying and getting the most out of a visit to your National Park. From day hiking recommendations to campground facilities, the information is probably here

News Releases
For the the latest park news and for archived news of important stories from the last few months, please take a look at our News Releases.


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Death Valley National Park has a Facebook page and we would like you to "Like" us to be in the know of the latest posting of DEVA life, also you can post photographs of your travels, hikes and bike rides in and through Death Valley National Park.
Visit our other Facebook page for the latest information on Death Valley Road Conditions.

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Follow @DeathValleyNPS on Twitter and receive updates on breaking news on road closures, social events, and what is happening now in the park.

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Visit Death Valley National Park's YouTube channel to see safety videos about the heat in DEVA, hiking backcountry in the wilderness, the parks wildlife and features on seasonal spring flower blooms as well as using it to assist in planning your trip.


Want to see photos of those out of the way places in Death Valley, visit Death Valley National Park's flickr page to view or download and use high quality photographs. They are under a Creative Commons license and are in the public domain. We ask that you credit the National Park Service and the photographer.

Did You Know?

Death Valley is a land of little rain

Rainfall in Death Valley averages less than 2 inches a year. There have been some years of no recorded rainfall at all! More...