Death Valley National Park

Top Ten Warm Winter Getaways

December 17, 2009, 10:38 am
Our national parks are home to beaches, deserts and subtropical wildernesses—all of which make great vacation destinations during the cold winter months. If you’re tired of all the snow and in search for an escape from your cold weather blues, check these Top 10 Warm Winter Getaways. 1. Death Valley ...

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Desert reflection in Death Valley

November 30, 2009, 7:47 am
Encounters with unforgiving nature - and a few unlikely characters - unfold amid the otherworldly landscape of California's Death Valley National Park.The early morning sun crawled across the floor of Death Valley, illuminating the pond scum at Badwater, where mules once dropped dead of thirst. It pulled the darkness ...

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Three Stunning National Park Images in Today's 'Big Picture'

November 23, 2009, 11:31 am
Today's Big Picture photo essay on Boston.com features images from National Geographic's International Photography Contest. Here at OhRanger.com we're glad to see that three of the 25 featured photos were taken in our national parks! One features Racetrack Playa in Death Valley National Park, one features Wild Goose Island ...

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Wildrose Campground

Open All Year Located at 4,100 feet in the Panamint Mountains, Wildrose has 23 sites, with tables, fireplaces, and pit toilets. Drinking water is available during the Spring, Summer, and Fall. Wildrose is a free campground. By Mail Death Valley National Park P.O. Box 579 Death Valley, CA 92328 By Phone Visitor Information (760) 786-3200 Commercial Permits (760) ...

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Beatty Information Center

Open All Year Phone - (775) 553-2200 Location - Beatty Information Center is located in the town of Beatty, Nevada on the U.S. Route 95 approximately 120 miles north of Las Vegas. Beatty is one of the eastern portals to Death Valley National Park. Exhibits - The Beatty Information Center has exhibits ...

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Sunset Campground

Located at 190 feet below sea level, Sunset has 1000 sites with water, flush toilets, and dump station. NO Fires Allowed. Sunset is $10.00 per night. By Mail Death Valley National Park P.O. Box 579 Death Valley, CA 92328 By Phone Visitor Information (760) 786-3200 Commercial Permits (760) 786-3241 By Fax (760) ...

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Thorndike Campground

Thorndike is located at 7,400 feet in the Panamint Mountains and is accessible to high clearance vehicles only. Depending on road conditions, 4-wheel drive may be necessary. Thorndike has 6 sites, tables, fireplaces, and pit toilets. Thorndike is free. ATTN: Due to extreme fire danger, campfires are prohibited at ...

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Mahogany Flat Campground

Mahogany Flat is located at 8,200 feet in the Panamint Mountains and is accessible to high clearance vehicles only. Depending upon road conditions, 4-wheel drive may be necessary. The campground has 10 sites, tables, fireplaces, and pit toilets. Mahogany Flat is free. By Mail Death Valley National Park P.O. Box 579 Death ...

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Mesquite Spring Campground

Open All Year Located at 1,800 feet 3 miles from Scotty's Castle, Mesquite Spring has 30 sites with water, tables, fireplaces, flush toilets, and a dump station. The fee is $10 a night. By Mail Death Valley National Park P.O. Box 579 Death Valley, CA 92328 By Phone Visitor Information (760) 786-3200 Commercial Permits (760) 786-3241 By Fax (760) ...

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Stovepipe Wells Campground

Located at sea level, Stovepipe Wells has 190 sites with water, some tables, some fireplaces, flush toilets, and dump station. $10.00 per night. By Mail Death Valley National Park P.O. Box 579 Death Valley, CA 92328 By Phone Visitor Information (760) 786-3200 Commercial Permits (760) 786-3241 By Fax (760) ...

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