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    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.


The new Death Valley Natural History Association Bookstore is now available through the Natural History Association website.

The Natural History Association (DVNHA) also operates sales outlets at the Furnace Creek Visitor Center, the Stovepipe Wells Ranger Station, Scotty's Castle Visitor Center and Museum, and Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge.

The Death Valley Natural History Association also conducts sales by telephone and by mail, and all purchases benefit Death Valley National Park.

For placing orders, conducting business, and membership information, please call us at 1-800-478-8564, or write to:

Death Valley Natural History Association
P.O. Box 188
Death Valley, CA 92328

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...