Death Valley National Park

Open daily from 8 am to 5 pm


  • The main road transecting Death Valley National Park from east to west is California Highway 190.
  • On the east in Nevada, U.S. Route 95 parallels the park from north to south with connecting highways at Scotty's Junction (State Route 267- Access closed until further notice), Beatty (State Route 374), and Lathrop Wells (State Route 373).
    The most direct route from Las Vegas (via Pahrump, NV) and other options are available by downloading Routes From Las Vegas (191kb PDF file)
  • Coming from the west, State Route 14 and U.S. Route 395 lead to Ridgecrest, CA where State Route 178 heads east into the park. Further north on Hwy 395 at Olancha, CA you can join Hwy 190 to the park, or north of that at Lone Pine, CA, Hwy 136 will also join Hwy 190 heading east into the park.
  • South of the park, Interstate 15 passes through Baker, California on its way from Los Angeles to Las Vegas. State Route 127 travels north from Baker to Shoshone and Death Valley Junction with connections to the park on State Route 178 from Shoshone and connection with California Highway 190 at Death Valley Junction.

Outdoor Activities



Backcountry camping

Biking and mountain biking

How many employees are in the National Park Service?

  • Permanent, temporary, and seasonal: Approximately 22,000 diverse professionals
  • Volunteers in Parks: 221,000

Wild life

  • Bear with Cubs
  • Bighorn Sheep
  • Bison
  • Coyote
  • Elk
  • Ground Squirrel
  • Squirrel

Fees & Passes

Vehicle Entrance Fee
  • $20 for 7 Days
  • This permit allows all persons traveling with the permit holder in one single private, non-commercial vehicle (car/truck/van) to leave and re-enter the park as many times as they wish during the 7-day period from the date of purchase.

Individual Entrance Fee

  • $10 for 7 Days
  • This permit allows a single individual traveling on foot, motorcycle, or bicycle to leave and re-enter the park as many times as they wish during the 7-day period from the date of purchase. If the motorcycle or bicycle has more than one rider, each rider is charged the $10 fee.

Death Valley Annual Pass

  • $40 for one year
  • Annual pass providing free entrance to Death Valley for 12 months from the date of purchase

History and Culture

Native people have been here since at least the end of the last ice age. Towns and mining camps have come and gone. Mining companies have moved from harvesting the mineral wealth to developing the valley for tourism. Most recently Death Valley has become a cherished national park, visited by humans from around the globe.


2012 - Death Valley National Park, California, USA


These include jewelry,weaving,pottery, and other traditional goods. other merchandise includes a wide selection of key chains,mugs,shirts,ball caps,sun hats,books, and playing cards.

A total cost of the entire trip

we will be staying at furnace creek for 2 nights which will cost around 318 dollars plus tax

parking fees are 20 dollars a the national park entrance is $20.00 per person and $10.00 for 7 days of parking and the total of the food is $100.00 for three days ,an in souvenirs we wasted $44.00,the total cost of every thing together is $552.00 plus tax.