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.
Death Valley Chamber of Commerce Hosts Annual Art Show and Brunch
The Death Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Art Show and Brunch is happening again at Furnace Creek Ranch and Inn, March 12 & 13, 2011.
The Art Show will take place Saturday, March 12 from 10am – 5pm and Sunday, March 13 from 10am – 3pm and features a variety of fine arts including painting, jewelry, woodworking, weaving, pottery and photography. Artists will be set up on the lawn in front of the Furnace Creek Ranch next to the temporary Death Valley National Park Visitor’s Center. It’s a great opportunity to view and purchase wonderful art and meet with the artists! There’s still booth space available. Contact Phyllis Nefsky at 760-786-3353 if you’d like a space to sell your fine art.
On Sunday, March 13 at 10am the annual Death Valley Chamber brunch will be served at the Furnace Creek Inn in the Oasis Room. Tickets are $35 per person and includes the fabulous Furnace Creek Inn Brunch and desert, breathtaking views, an opportunity to meet friends, neighbors and business partners throughout our district. This year’s theme follows a countywide celebration of the History of Mining, with educational walks and talks at the Shoshone Museum, Amargosa Conservancy and Museums along the Eastern Sierra. Death Valley National Park Superintendent Sarah Craighead will be the guest speaker.
The Death Valley Chamber of Commerce was incorporated in 1988 to advance the general welfare and prosperity of the Death Valley area so that its business community shall prosper with particular attention and emphasis given to the economic, civil, commercial, industrial and educational interests of the area. Visit
Did You Know?
In 1929, no rain was recorded in Death Valley, California. From 1931 through 1934, a 40 month period, only 0.64 inches of rain fell. More...