Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park

Lodging & Dining

There are a variety of dining and lodging options beyond the boundaries of Death Valley; within the park, however, Xanterra Parks & Resorts® the nation's largest park and resource management company, is the preeminent provider of hotels and eateries. Xanterra offers the upscale Furnace Creek Inn.

Ortega Family Enterprises operates Stovepipe Wells Village.

Panamint Springs Resort is independent of Xanterra and offers reasonably-priced services near the west entrance of the park.


Furnace Creek Inn

Inn Dining Room 

Fireplaces, beamed ceilings and spectacular views provide a visual feast to match the Inn's ambitious menu. Dishes may include desert-themed items such as rattlesnake empanadas and crispy cactus, as well as more conventional options such as cumin-lime shrimp, lamb and New York strip steak. A full bar, espresso service and a fine varietal California wine list is available. Entrees range from $25 to over $35. Dress code for dinner is casual elegance and shorts and T-shirts are not permitted. Reservations are required. The Inn is open mid-October to mid-May. Call (760) 786-2345 for more information or reservations.

Furnace Creek Ranch

Wrangler Buffet

Features daily, self-service, all-you-can-eat breakfast and lunch buffets with a rotating menu of hot and cold entrees. Dress is casual. Breakfast is $10.50 and lunch is $12.50. Reservations are not accepted. For more information, call (760) 786-2345.


Wrangler Steakhouse 

Provides table-service and a western steakhouse menu with ribs, chicken, seafood, soup, and a salad bar as well as a variety of specialty steaks. A full bar, espresso service and a selection of California varietal wines are also offered. Dress is casual. Entrees range from $22 to $35. Reservations are not accepted. Call (760) 786-2345, for more information.


Forty-Niner Cafe 

Offers family dining for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The menu includes omelets, biscuits and gravy, pancakes, hot and cold sandwiches, soup, salads, burgers, fried chicken, vegetarian dishes, date shakes, and a selection of fine desserts and beverages. Full cocktail service, including a variety of wines, is available for lunch and dinner. Dress is casual. No reservations are accepted. For more information, call (760) 786-2345.


Corkscrew Saloon 

Provides a full bar of premium and "top shelf" liquors, domestic and imported draft and bottled beers, and varietal wines by the glass. Entertainment includes a Jukebox and televised sporting events. The Corkscrew also offers snacks such as pizza, hot dogs and buffalo wings. For more information, call (760) 786-2345.


The 19th Hole

The 19th Hole is adjacent to the Golf Shop. It is a veranda-style bar and grill that offers stunning views of the Panamint Mountains and the world's lowest golf course. The menu features old-time burgers, sub sandwiches and hot dogs. The full-service bar offers drive through service for golfers via a unique cart service ramp. Dress is casual. Most entrees are under $10. For more information, call (760) 786-2345. 

Stovepipe Wells Village

Toll Road Restaurant

The Toll Road Restaurant and Bad Water Saloon were built with timbers from an old Death Valley mining operation; today, the eatery serves breakfast, lunch (seasonal) and dinner. The restau- rant features a full-service menu featuring omelets, sandwiches, burgers and steaks. The saloon offers draft beer, cocktails and delicious appetizers in a unique western atmosphere. Entrees are under $15. Call (760) 786-2387 for more information.


Panamint Springs Resort

Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner year-round. Features homestyle fare including steak, lasagna, chili, spaghetti and soup. Catering is available for special groups upon request. Off-premise catering is available for large groups. Entrees are under $15. For more information, call (775) 482-7680. 


Furnace Creek Inn 

Built in 1927, this elegant, four- diamond resort has recently been restored. Surrounded by the Panamint Mountains and Death Valley National Park, the Furnace Creek Inn features a natural spring-fed swimming pool, cascading palm gardens, tennis, golf, horseback riding, massages, hiking, touring, fine dining and a 3,040-foot airstrip. All rooms are nonsmoking. The Inn is open mid-October to mid-May. Call (760) 786-2345 or visit to make a reservation.

Furnace Creek Ranch

Originally built as a working ranch in the 1880s—and later home to the famous 20-mule-teams—the Furnace Creek Ranch today offers a complete resort complex in the middle of Death Valley National Park. The 224-guest units are complemented by three restaurants, a saloon, a general store, the Borax Museum and a 3,040-foot airstrip. Boundless recreational opportunities include a spring-fed swimming pool, the world's lowest golf course, tennis, hiking, touring, seasonal horseback riding and horse-drawn carriage rides. The Ranch is open year-round. All rooms are nonsmoking. To make a reservation, call (760) 786-2345 or visit online at

Stovepipe Wells Village 

Stovepipe Wells Village is operated by Ortega Family Enterprises. The Village at Death Valley National Park in the midst of one the most treasured United States National Parks. Located in the heart of the park, Stovepipe Wells Village offers lodging, dining, shopping and amenities in the north half of Death Valley National Park. Nearby trailheads and attractions include Mosaic Canyon, Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, Devil's Cornfield, Furnace Creek, and Artist's Palette. To make reservations, call the front dest at (760) 786-2387 or visit


Panamint Springs Resort 

Panamint Springs is a small western-style resort located in the Panamint Valley on the western edge of Death Valley National Park. Outstanding views of distant sand dunes and the soaring 11,000-foot Panamint Mountains complete the setting for leisure dining and relaxation. Panamint Springs is open all year. Further information can be found by visiting or calling (775) 482-7680.


To the west of Death Valley National Park, lodging is available in the towns of Bishop, Big Pine, Independence, Lone Pine, Olancha, Ridgecrest and Inyokern. To the east of the park, there are accommodations in the towns of Tonopah, Goldfield, Beatty, Amargosa Valley, Death Valley Junction, Pahrump, Shoshone, Tecopa and Baker.