Death Valley National Park, California

Spanning a bit over 5270 square miles Death Valley National Park lies in two separate states which are Nevada and California. The park contains part of the Mojave Desert and is the biggest national park in the original 48 states. The park gets around 1 million visitors a year and became a national park on October 31, 1994. Some of the formations in the park are almost 2 billion years old ranging from sand dunes to mountains, canyons and valleys. The highest temperature ever recorded on earth was in Death Valley in 1913 at an astounding 134 F. Touring on roadways is a popular way to visit the park.

Death Valley National Park Info


Death Valley National Park

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News

Five people injured in two-car crash

Five people were injured in a two-car collision on December 30, 2019. This was the fourth major traffic collision in recent weeks, which resulted in a total of 11 injured park visitors and one fatality.

Fatal collision east of the park

Seven people were injured and one woman died in a head-on collision east of Death Valley National Park on CA-190.

Celebrate Dark Skies in Death Valley February 21 - 23

Death Valley National Park will be hosting the Death Valley Dark Sky Festival, February 21-23, 2020. Everyone is invited to attend this night sky and science festival.

Death Valley National Park Photos

Furnace Creek Inn (B/W)

Shutter Bug Brent posted a photo:

Furnace Creek Inn (B/W)

Furnace Creek Inn, Death Valley National Park, California (B/W)

Monochrome Mesquite Dunes Vista

Shutter Bug Brent posted a photo:

Monochrome Mesquite Dunes Vista

Mesquite Dunes, Death Valley National Park, California. (B/W)

Zabrisie Point

Tom Hilton posted a photo:

Zabrisie Point

Golden Canyon

Tom Hilton posted a photo:

Golden Canyon

Golden Canyon

Tom Hilton posted a photo:

Golden Canyon

Zabrisie Point

Tom Hilton posted a photo:

Zabrisie Point

Golden Canyon

Tom Hilton posted a photo:

Golden Canyon

Zabrisie Point

Tom Hilton posted a photo:

Zabrisie Point

Golden Canyon

Tom Hilton posted a photo:

Golden Canyon

20 Mule Team Road

Tom Hilton posted a photo:

20 Mule Team Road

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Tom Hilton posted a photo:

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Golden Canyon

Tom Hilton posted a photo:

Golden Canyon

Golden Canyon

Tom Hilton posted a photo:

Golden Canyon

Zabrisie Point

Tom Hilton posted a photo:

Zabrisie Point

Zabrisie Point

Tom Hilton posted a photo:

Zabrisie Point

Golden Canyon

Tom Hilton posted a photo:

Golden Canyon

20 Mule Team Road

Tom Hilton posted a photo:

20 Mule Team Road

Salt Creek

Torsten Reimer posted a photo:

Salt Creek

The Death Valley was once part of a large freshwater lake. Salt Creek is a reminder of the water that once was - now turned salty.

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Tom Hilton posted a photo:

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Golden Canyon

Tom Hilton posted a photo:

Golden Canyon