Alerts & Conditions



Park Closure

Road Closures

  • Upper Wildrose Road: OPEN beyond the Charcoal Kilns. High Clearance and 4WD recommended.
  • Harry Wade Road: OPEN Areas of deep sand. High Clearance and 4WD required.
  • Scotty's Castle Road/North Highway: CLOSED into Grapevine Canyon (Bonnie Claire Road) due to flood damage. No access to Scotty's Castle or NV-267. Open from Hwy 190 north to Ubehebe Crater Road.
  • West Side Road: OPEN. High Clearance and 4WD required.
  • Dantes View Road: OPEN

Road Conditions
For backcountry roads, the standard conditions are of various qualities from 2wd to extreme 4x4 routes. Many roads are very remote and road conditions can change without notice. For the most up to date backcountry road information and conditions, please visit Death Valley Road Conditions on Facebook.


Road Maintenance Projects Information

Dantes View now Open!


Roads Outside the Park

Dark mountains draped in ominous clouds at sunrise.

NPS - Kurt Moses

Current Weather Conditions

Death Valley Weather & Climate page includes current conditions, forecasts and radar images.

Last updated: May 11, 2018

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P.O. Box 579
Death Valley, CA 92328


(760) 786-3200

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