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Death Valley National Park announced that hours of operation for the Furnace Creek Visitor Center and Scotty's Castle will be changed for this summer.
The Furnace Creek Visitor Center will be open to the public seven days per week from 9:00 am- 6:00 pm beginning on June 14 until October 3, 2015 to better accommodate summer visitors.www.recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777. On the day of the tour, tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis at Scotty's Castle.
Furnace Creek Campground will remain the only campground open with reservation capability.The other campgrounds at lower elevations in the park will be closed, while Mahogany, Thorndike, Emigrant, and Wildrose campgrounds will remain open on a first come, first serve basis.Please be mindful of fire restrictions if camping in the park this summer.
For general information about Death Valley National Park, visit www.nps.gov/deva or call 760-786-3200. For general information about Scotty's Castle call 760-786-2392.