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Duration: 10 minutes, 20 seconds
Death Valley Explorer Series
These videos provide an excellent introduction into learning about this amazing and varied national park.
In this lowest, hottest and driest place in North America, extreme heat and aridity characterize the landscape. Yet in this land of surprises, life has found a way to thrive.
Duration: 9 minutes, 38 seconds
From dry lakes to flowing streams, water continues to shape this landscape in dramatic ways.
Duration: 7 minutes, 57 seconds
Death Valley is a world of wonders! Learn more about shifting sands and the life that thrives within the dunes.
Duration: 9 minutes, 59 seconds
The lure of gold brought many mining ventures to Death Valley. Skidoo Mine's impressive water-powered stamp mill was a phenomenal engineering feat that separated it from all others.
Duration: 9 minutes, 5 seconds
Scotty's Castle Series
Following an unprecedented flood in 2015, this video series highlights the damage as well as the ongoing efforts to repair damages and salvage the historic collections. These were produced by Bristlecone Media in partnership with Death Valley Natural History Association.
The first video in the Scotty's Castle flood recovery series was filmed right after the major flood in October 2015.
Duration: 4 minutes, 45 seconds
Learn more about what is happening at Scotty's Castle in this 2017 update, including debris removal and restoration plans.
Duration: 4 minutes, 47 seconds
Learn about the extensive historic collections and efforts to protect them following the flood.
Duration: 7 minutes, 27 seconds
Scotty's Castle and the impacts of water.
Duration: 5 minutes, 40 seconds
Learn about some of the planning and projects that have been completed and why this is an extended multi-year project.
Duration: 6 minutes, 41 seconds
Conserving the collections at Scotty's Castle after the flood of 2015.
Duration: 6 minutes, 58 seconds
Learn about the single largest part of the recovery effort: rebuilding the road, and making it more flood-resistant for the future.
Duration: 5 minutes, 16 seconds
See the power of water with the October 2015 flood that damaged Scotty's Castle.
Duration: 3 minutes, 27 seconds
A Closer Look...
These videos provide more in-depth information about details that make Death Valley special.
Take a look at spectacular wildflowers during a rare superbloom in 2016.
Duration: 2 minutes, 57 seconds
You can make a difference tonight! Light pollution is a problem everywhere, not just Death Valley.
Duration: 25 seconds
On Friday, July 5th, 2019, a 7.1 M earthquake impacted Devils Hole. The waves created by the earthquake caused the water to raise and drop at least 10-15 ft. The fish seem to be in good condition with spawning behavior occurring.
Duration: 1 minute, 36 seconds
Watch the full version of the video from the observation deck during the 7.1 Earthquake.
Duration: 3 minutes, 25 seconds
After ten years, the Keane Wonder Mine has reopened for public visitation. This is one of the best examples of a historic gold mine in the park.
Duration: 4 minutes, 34 seconds
Death Valley B-Roll Footage
These silent videos are in the public domain and can be used for any purpose.
B roll footage from Mosaic Canyon. This video is silent.
Duration: 1 minute, 34 seconds
B-roll footage of Badwater Basin. This video is silent.
Duration: 3 minutes, 23 seconds
B-roll footage of the Panamint Mountains. This video is silent.
Duration: 2 minutes, 56 seconds
B-roll footage from the Racetrack. This video is silent.
Duration: 2 minutes, 48 seconds
B-roll footage from Salt Creek. This video is silent.
Duration: 1 minute, 57 seconds
B-roll footage of Sand Dunes. This video is silent.
Duration: 3 minutes, 22 seconds
B-roll footage of Zabriskie Point. This video is silent.
Duration: 2 minutes, 57 seconds
B-roll footage of Scotty's Castle. This video is silent.
Duration: 3 minutes, 8 seconds
B-roll of scenes from across the park, including recreation activities, flowers, vistas, and sunsets. This video is silent.
Duration: 2 minutes, 50 seconds
More Death Valley Videos
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YouTube channel for more great videos about this amazing national park!