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 »
Furnace Creek Visitor Center hours to change for Summer 2013
To better serve summer visitors, the Furnace Creek Visitor Center will be open from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm beginning June 16 through October 7, 2013.
Furnace Creek Campground Temporary Closure
Furnace Creek Campground will be CLOSED for construction starting April 16, 2013. Texas Springs Campground will remain open for summer camping in the Furnace Creek Area. More »
Full Moon Festivals
Experience the wonder of full moon in Death Valley. Walk with a Ranger in moonlit canyons, on looming sand dunes or sparkling salt flats. View the details of the moon's surface through telescopes. Be amazed by tales of nocturnal wildlife and hear lunar myths and stories from around the world.
April 24, 2013 - Wednesday
April 25, 2013 - Thursday
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...