Scotty's Castle Road Construction.
Road construction Monday-Friday (occasional Saturdays) through the end of December; expect delays of up to 30 minutes between the Grapevine Ranger Station, and park boundary at NV-267 and on road to Mesquite Springs Campground.
Death Valley National Park maps available from Harpers Ferry Center. For backcountry trip planning we recommend either the Tom Harrison "Death Valley National Park Recreation Map", or the National Geographic "Death Valley National Parks Illustrated" map. These maps are available from the Death Valley Natural History Association.
Order U.S. Geological Survey topographic maps online. Use the "Map Locator."
California Division of Tourism state map with access routes to Death Valley National Park.
Did You Know?
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...