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Park Status during COVID-19

(Updated 4/4/2020)

Death Valley National Park is CLOSED

Following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and recommendations from state and local public health in consultation with NPS Public Health Service officers, Death Valley National Park is temporarily closed. The health and safety of our visitors, employees, volunteers, and partners is our number one priority. The National Park Service (NPS) is working servicewide with federal, state, and local authorities to closely monitor the COVID-19 pandemic.

All areas of the park are closed, including: trails, roads, viewpoints, visitor centers, restrooms, and campgrounds.

When the park resumes full operations, updates will be posted on the website and social media channels.


All park roads are closed. Highway 190 and Daylight Pass Road remain open to through traffic only for those on essential travel.


  • All NPS campgrounds are closed, including front-country and back-country campgrounds.
  • Panamint Springs Resort's campground is open.


Furnace Creek and Stovepipe Wells airports are closed.

Resorts: Fuel and Amenities

  • The Oasis at Death Valley is completely closed, except for the pay-at-the-pump gas station.

  • Stovepipe Wells Resort is closed, except for pay-at-the-pump gas station and the general store (open 9:30 am-5:30 pm). The gas station will be closed during winds of 25 mph or higher.
  • Panamint Springs Resort has a pay-at-the-pump gas station and some limited amenities.


Death Valley Forecast

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


Roads Outside the Park

Last updated: April 4, 2020

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Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 579
Death Valley, CA 92328


(760) 786-3200

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