|Visit Death Valley National Park|
Death Valley is one of the great American destinations that every traveler should see. From the dry basin below sea level that endures record-breaking heat in the summer months to the tall frigid peaks of wintertime, Death Valley is one of our country's most extreme places. It's a place where native people have survived since the Ice Age and civilizations have come and gone. What remains is an astonishing natural wonderland full of historic sites, unique plants, and plenty of room for your favorite outdoor activities.
Things To Do
Death Valley National Park is home to more than 3 million acres of wilderness and countless miles of backcountry roads. Whether you're into spotting and photographing unique plant and animal species, mountain biking, backpacking, horseback riding, hiking or backcountry camping, Death Valley is ready for you to experience all of its wonders.
Staying at the Park
There are a number of options for visitors who want to stay overnight inside Death Valley National Park. Several resorts with restaurants are located in the central area of the park. These include Stovepipe Wells, Panamint Springs and the Furnace Creek Ranch and Inn. Stovepipe Wells and Panamint Springs are open year round with RV services available.
Visiting the Park
Death Valley National Park is open in all seasons. The Furnace Creek visitor center is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., in winter and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., in summer (June to October). Scotty's Castle Visitor Center is open daily from 9:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
The vehicle entrance fee to the park is $20 for seven days, and the individual entrance fee for those traveling on foot, motorcycle or bicycle is $10 for seven days. An annual pass to Death Valley National Park costs just $40.
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