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    Death Valley

    National Park CA,NV

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    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 Rehab Project Delayed Until Further Notice

    The popular vista site Zabriskie Point will be closed for major repairs over the 2014/2015 winter and spring seasons, but the exact date has not been determined. The site will remain open until further notice.

Campground Reservations

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.

Furnace Creek Campground
Open All Year. Located 196 feet below sea level, Furnace Creek has 136 sites with water, tables, fireplaces, flush toilets, and dump station. Furnace Creek is $18 per night during the winter season and $12 a night during the summer. Reservations for sites in Furnace Creek Campground are only taken for the winter season. The campground is first come first served in the summer.

Group Campsites
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.











Dump Station

Furnace Creek all year


$18** 136 yes yes yes flush yes
Sunset Oct-Apr


$12 270 yes no no flush yes
Texas Spring Oct-Apr

sea level

$14 92 yes yes yes flush yes
Stovepipe Wells Oct-Apr

sea level

$12 190 yes some some flush yes
Mesquite Spring all year


$12 30 yes yes yes flush yes
Emigrant (tents only) all year


free 10 yes yes no flush no
Wildrose all year


free 23 yes yes yes pit no



free 6 no yes yes pit no
Mahogany Flat* Mar-Nov


free 10 no yes yes pit no
* Accessible to high clearance vehicles only. 4-wheel drive may be necessary.
** Furnace Creek Campground fee changes to $12 per night from mid-April to mid-October.

Did You Know?

The Mesquite Dunes in Death Valley National Park

Death Valley is the hottest place on Earth. In July 1913, five consecutive days of 129°F or above were recorded in Death Valley. On July 10, 1913 a reading of 134 degrees Fahrenheit was taken, the world record hottest air temperature. More...