Death Valley is a vast national park with over three million acres of designated Wilderness and hundreds of miles of backcountry roads. The park contains an amazing variety of terrain, historic sites, plants and animals for outdoor adventurers to explore.
Many of the most famous places in the park can be visited by car. Don't miss these "must see" locations.
From deep canyons to salt flats, sand dunes, and desert peaks, Death Valley is a hiker's paradise.
Death Valley has a variety of campgrounds from primitive to full hook-up.
Death Valley has hundreds of miles of backcountry roads. From two-tracks to graded surfaces, there's something for all skill levels.
Cross country adventures for a true wilderness experience.
Road and Mountain Biking
Hundreds of miles of of dirt roads provide awesome mountain biking. Paved roads have narrow shoulders. Photo: Kurt Moses
Half the park is after dark! Learn about Death Valley's night sky viewing opportunities.
Self-guided Star Wars Driving Tour
Learn about the different locations in the park where Star Wars was filmed and how to visit them.
Watch Sunrise or Sunset
Looking for the best places to see sunrise or sunset in the park? Here are our recommendations!
Visiting the park and looking for a place to take a run? The park can be a very challenging place, but here are some great options!
Explore Nearby Attractions
Manzanar National Historic Site, Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Rhyolite Ghost Town, and more!
Visit Safely with a Pet
Learn Death Valley's pet regulations and how to enjoy the park with a pet.
Enhance your experience of Death Valley by joining a ranger-guided tour, nature walk, patio talk, or night program.
Last updated: April 18, 2023