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California Highway 190,
Death Valley National Park,
CA 92328, United States
Directions: Google Maps
About Death Valley National Park
Located in the California-Nevada border, the Death Valley National Park is a large desert oasis in Alaska, spread across 3.4 million acres, and records an average hottest day temperature of 100 degrees Fahrenheit, and 70 degrees Fahrenheit at night. The Death Valley is tagged as the driest part in North America, and is the lowest point at 86m below sea level in the country. The desert oasis sustains more than 1000 plant species, 300 bird species, 50 mammal species, and 30 reptile and marine species. Death Valley is also home to a Native American tribe, since 1000 years of archaeologists discovering the desert.
The Valley attracts visitors for its picturesque landscape sand dunes, and canyon walls eroded by blazing winds. The best time to visit Death Valley is during February, the wettest month of the year in the desert, as the day temperature records the highest at 70 degrees Fahrenheit, and the lowest at 46 degrees Fahrenheit. In 1984, UNESCO listed Death Valley as part of the Mojave and Colorado Biosphere reserve, and 91% of the park stands labelled a wilderness zone.
The major highlight of the Death Valley is Scotty’s Castle, which attracts the maximum number of visitors. Other tours that are available for visitors at Death Valley include, Living history tour, Underground tour, and the Lower vine ranch tour. The best way to navigate around Death Valley is with a map, available from the visitor’s center, and there are only a few major roads running around the valley.
Activities to do and experience at Death Valley park include walking the 2-mile canyon bridge, exploring the Badwater basin, refresh and dine at Furnace Creek, take in Dante’s panoramic view, enjoy night camping at wild rose campsite, visit the flat sand dunes, enjoy the sunset point at Zabriskie, and witness the Ubehebe crater.
Built entirely of rock, salt and sand dunes, Death Valley is open all round the year, and entrance fees cost $10 for individuals, and $20 for private vehicles for 7 days, and $40 for 1-year. Other fees apply as per number of individuals, and vary from $25 – $100 for a group of 7-15, and is free for children below 5. Few eateries are available in the surrounding areas, and the safest bet is to carry enough water and food, and gasoline is available at Stovepipe wells. Hotel accommodations are available in the surrounding areas, closer to Death Valley, at reasonable rates per day.