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 »
Lodging and RV Parks: A printable PDF listing of all of the lodging and RV parks in and around Death Valley National Park with contact information.
Out-of-Park Lodging to the East
Lodging facilities are available to the East of Death Valley National Park in most of the towns along Highway 95 in Nevada. These include Tonopah, Goldfield, Beatty, Indian Springs, and Las Vegas. Lodging is also available in Amargosa Valley and at Stateline on Highway 373 in Nevada, and at Death Valley Junction, Shoshone, Tecopa, and Baker on Highway 127 in California. Pahrump, Nevada, halfway between Death Valley and Las Vegas, also has full accomodations available.
Out-of-Park Lodging to the West
Lodging facilities are available to the West of Death Valley National Park in all of the towns along Highways 395/14 and 178. These include Mojave, Ridgecrest, Inyokern, Olancha, Lone Pine, Independence, Big Pine, and Bishop.
Did You Know?
In 1917, Death Valley recorded 52 days with temperatures over 120 degrees and 43 consecutive days over 120 degrees Fahrenheit. The original long hot summer. More...