Permits & Reservations
Many activities in Death Valley require a permit. These include all commercial Use, commercial photography, research projects and special events. Visit the following links to learn if your activity requires a permit:
The reservation phone number is 1-877-444-6777 and the reservation website address is http://www.recreation.gov.
The Furnace Creek Campground is the only National Park Service (NPS) campground in Death Valley that takes advance reservations on the Internet or by telephone. Reservations can be made for the camping season of October 15 through April 15. Furnace Creek Campground reservations can be made six months in advance. Group campsite reservations can be made 11 months in advance. All other NPS campgrounds are first-come-first-served.
Be advised that Furnace Creek Campground has a new numbering system. Please review the new map before making reservations.
There are two group campsites at Furnace Creek Campground. Each site has a maximum capacity of 40 people and 10 vehicles. No RVs can be parked at the group sites.