Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park

In The Park in Death Valley

Campgrounds

Flush Pit Dump Fee Per  Campground Open Closed Elevation (ft) Sites Water Tables Fireplaces Toilets Toilets Station Night Emigrant All Year 2,100 10 Yes Yes No Yes No No None Furnace All Year -196 136 Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes $18 Creek* Mahogany March Nov. 8,200 13 No Yes Yes No Yes ...

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Beyond the Main Road at Death Valley National Park

Much of Death Valley’s beautiful scenery is located beyond the park’s main road. More than 800 miles of unpaved, backcountry roads provide access to wilderness hiking, camping and historical sites. You’ll need a licensed, street-legal vehicle with high clearance for all backcountry roads, some of which may also require ...

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Hiking Trails

Golden Canyon Trail: Moderate, two miles round-trip (two hours). Starts from Badwater Road, three miles south of the visitor center. Gradual uphill through colorful badlands that extends to Zabriskie Point. Light is best in late afternoon. Harmony Borax Works: Easy, 0.25-mile round-trip (30 minutes). Starts on Highway 190, two miles ...

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Activities & Programs

Regardless of the season, there's always a lot to do at Death Valley—not surprising when you consider the park includes a 156-mile stretch between two mountain ranges, numerous archeological and historical treasures, and the single lowest point in North America! Here are just some of the most popular activity ...

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Walking & Hiking

Hiking in Death Valley is uniquely rewarding, but harsh terrain and extreme temperatures demand careful preparation. Before venturing out on a hike, it is vital to pack sunscreen, plentiful amounts of water, food and foot protection. Be prepared for significantly cooler weather at higher elevations. Avoid hiking alone, and ...

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