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 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.
Furnace Creek Campground will be CLOSED September 10, 2014 through mid October 2014 due to construction work. Texas Springs Campground in the Furnace Creek area (approximately one mile away) will be open on first-come/ first served basis for those wishing to camp. We apologize for the inconvenience.
* Accessible to high clearance vehicles only. 4-wheel drive may be necessary.** RV Hook-up sites have an additional $12 Utility Fee that is not subject to Lifetime Pass discounts. Furnace Creek Campground becomes first come-first served and fee changes to $12 per night from mid-April to mid-October.
Did You Know?
Rainfall in Death Valley averages less than 2 inches a year. There have been some years of no recorded rainfall at all! More...