Tent Sites
Fires Unknown
Pets Allowed
Drinking Water
About Emigrant - Death Valley National Park
Operator
National Park Service
Access
Drive In
Features
Alcohol Allowed
Drinking Water
Pets Allowed
Toilets
Trash Available
Location
Emigrant - Death Valley National Park is located in California
Latitude
36.495 N
Longitude
-117.227 W
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1 Review of Emigrant - Death Valley National Park
First to Review
Free campsite in the middle of DVNP!

This is a free campsite for tents only. However, several people brought in their car campers & just set up a tent. You can leave your tent in one of the 10 spots & travel throughout the park during the day but that is not best practice because then others will not have an opportunity to use a site as they come in for their 1st night. This has working toilets that flush & R kept well. There are multiple trash cans that are changed out.

While the ground is hard & filled with stones which make it hard to get a good stake in the ground, this is a good campsite due to location, it is free, & the amenities are quite nice given this. This is a 10 minute drive from Stove Pipe Wells (just SW of Stove Pipe) & you can get gas as well as general store stuff there.

I would advise you come early & get a spot. Many people arrived just before sunset & after dark but were not able to get a spot because this filled up so quickly. Do not be that guy at 10 PM circling the lot & spotlighting everybody.

Finally, while this has good bathrooms & drinking water available, you need to know that those facilities are located a bit off the side. You’ll have to walk, not far, to the structure to use them just so you know.