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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.

  • 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 »

Death Valley National Park Waives Entrance Fee on MLK Weekend

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Date: January 13, 2011
Contact: 760-786-3207

 The National Park Service invites you to take advantage of the many recreational opportunities available at Death Valley National Park free of charge in honor of the Martin Luther King holiday January 15-17, 2011. All National Park units will waive entrance fees. For more information please call 760-786-3200 or see http://nps.gov/deva.

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Evaporation Measurement Tank at Furnace Creek

The average evaporation rate in the bottom of Death Valley is 150 inches a year. Since the average rainfall is less than 2 inches ... the two don't quite meet. More...