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    Death Valley

    National Park CA,NV

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  • 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.

Fees & Reservations

2014-Annual-Pass-Front-(sized)

National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass - The interagency recreation pass system replaces the National Parks Pass, Golden Eagle, Golden Age and Golden Access Passports.

 
 
ENTRANCE FEES

Vehicle Entrance Fee

  • $20 for 7 Days
  • This permit allows all persons traveling with the permit holder in one single private, non-commercial vehicle (car/truck/van) to leave and re-enter the park as many times as they wish during the 7-day period from the date of purchase.

Individual Entrance Fee

  • $10 for 7 Days
  • This permit allows a single individual traveling on foot, motorcycle, or bicycle to leave and re-enter the park as many times as they wish during the 7-day period from the date of purchase. If the motorcycle or bicycle has more than one rider, each rider is charged the $10 fee.

Death Valley National Park Annual Pass

  • $40 for one year
  • This permit allows all persons traveling with the permit holder in one single private, non-commercial vehicle (or on foot) to leave and re-enter the park as many times as they wish during the 12 month period from the date of purchase.

Commercial Entrance Fees

  • Entrance Fees for commercial vehicles are based on the capacity of the vehicle.
  • Vehicle capacity 1-6: $25, plus $10 per person
  • Vehicle capacity 7-15: $75
  • Vehicle capacity 16-25: $100
  • Vehicle capacity 26 or more: $200

SCOTTY'S CASTLE TOUR FEES

Living History Tour & Underground Tour

  • Adult (16-61 years of age): $15
  • Interagency Senior Pass holders: $7.50
  • Interagency Access Pass holders: $7.50
  • Youth (6-15 years of age): $7.50
  • Child (5 years or younger): Free!

Lower Vine Ranch Tour

  • Adult (16-61 years of age): $20
  • Interagency Senior Pass holders: $10.00
  • Interagency Access Pass holders: $10.00
  • Youth (6-15 years of age): $10.00
  • Child (5 years or younger): Free!

Doing Business With The Park

Commercial Use Permits, Filming Permits, Research Permits, Special Use Permits

Did You Know?

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...