Park Rangers can introduce you to a new canyon, explore the night sky with you, guide you across the moonlit sand dunes, take you back in time... or just answer your questions!
Each program meets at the specified location daily. Expanded weekend programs including night sky events and evening programs are offered most Thursday-Sundays. For a complete list of activities, stop at the Furnace Creek Visitor Center or speak to a ranger. Schedules may change for special events, park staffing, emergencies, or be cancelled due to inclement weather.
Daily Programs are offered December - March- please check the calendar for scheduled dates.
Golden Canyon Walk
Hike with a ranger at Golden Canyon.
Meet at the Golden Canyon parking area.
Mesquite Flat Dunes Ranger Talk
Find out about the Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes!
Meet at the Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes.
Badwater Ranger Talk
Explore the extremes of Death Valley below sea level!
Meet at the Badwater parking area.
Harmony Borax Works Ranger Talk
Learn about borax and mining history.
Meet at the Harmony Borax Works parking area.
Special Flood Recovery Tours
DVNHA and the National Park Service are pleased to offer walking tours of the Scotty's Castle Grounds. Come see first-hand how the power of water shapes the landscape of Death Valley. Participants will walk the grounds of Scotty’s Castle with a ranger to learn about the damage sustainied and the repairs in progress.
Tours will take place twice daily, Sundays only, at 9:30 am and 1:00 pm, December 2, 2018 - April 14, 2019.
For more information, or to register, check out the DVNHA Scotty's Castle Flood Recovery Tours.
Special Paleontology Hikes
2019 Hike Dates
How to Enter the Lottery
We are not accepting lottery entries at this time. Please check back here in late October 2019 for next year's lottery dates.
Last updated: December 12, 2018