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.
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:
Did You Know?
Telescope Peak in Death Valley National Park was named by Dr. Samuel George in 1861. After climbing the 11,049 foot peak, Dr. George said that he could see so far that it reminded him of looking through a telescope.