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. CA Hwy 190 will remain open to through traffic.
Standard Road Conditions
DIRT ROAD DEFINITIONS
Low Clearance Two-Wheel-Drive (2WD) Roads
High Clearance Two-Wheel-Drive (2WD) Roads
High Clearance Four-Wheel-Drive (4WD) Roads
Low Clearance Two-Wheel-Drive (2WD) Vehicles
High Clearance Two-Wheel-Drive (2WD)Vehicles
High Clearance Four-Wheel-Drive (4WD) Vehicles
Did You Know?
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...