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.
DVNHA Membership Program
While helping support park projects that might not otherwise be funded, our members also receive the following:
Sustaining, Sponsoring and Lifetime members receive other gifts in addition to those listed above.
Choose a level of membership and call our office manager, JJ Graham, at 1-800-478-8564 ext 10. JJ can accept membership over the phone or send you a membership information packet.
Death Valley Natural History Association
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.