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    Camper-submitted photo from Furnace Creek Campground — Death Valley National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Furnace Creek Campground — Death Valley National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Furnace Creek Campground — Death Valley National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Furnace Creek Campground — Death Valley National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Furnace Creek Campground — Death Valley National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Furnace Creek Campground — Death Valley National Park

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    Furnace Creek Campground — Death Valley National Park

    52 Reviews
    219 Photos
    434 Saves
    Death Valley, California

    Overview

    Furnace Creek Campground is the only NPS campground in the park that is reservable. All other NPS campgrounds operate on a first-come, first-serve basis. Advance reservations are highly recommended for Furnace Creek Campground during the reservation window (October 15 - April 15).____ First-come, first-served sites (FF) at Furnace Creek Campground are rare and fill quickly on weekends, around holidays, and in days preceding and just after the reservation season.____ PLEASE NOTE: The actual availability of any first-come, first served-sites (FF) IS NOT reflected on the Recreation.gov website in real time. When arriving without reservations, we recommend tent campers pack camp chairs and a propane stove for cooking as not all campsites in other park campgrounds offer picnic tables and fire rings. Death Valley has a total of 9 National Park Service campgrounds to choose from in this beautiful land of extremes. Six are open year-round. Three others are closed during summer months. __ Please visit our official park website to assist with trip planning and to check out all of our camping options: https://www.nps.gov/deva/planyourvisit/camping.htm __

    Recreation

    There are over 3.4 million acres of Death Valley to explore. The popular main attractions are accessible by paved roads and more remote areas of the park will require high clearance, 4wd. Please visit our website for helpful tips when planning your trip: www.nps.gov/deva

    Facilities

    There are over 3.4 million acres of Death Valley to explore. The popular main attractions are accessible by paved roads and more remote areas of the park will require high clearance, 4wd. Please visit our website for helpful tips when planning your trip: www.nps.gov/deva

    Natural Features

    Despite its morbid name, a great diversity of life survives in Death Valley! In this below-sea-level basin, steady drought and record summer heat make Death Valley a land of extremes. Yet, each extreme has a striking contrast. Towering peaks are frosted with winter snow. Rare rainstorms bring vast fields of wildflowers. Lush oases harbor tiny fish and refuge for wildlife and humans.____ Death Valley has sunk below sea level through geologic processes over time. It lies within the Mojave Desert and is the hottest, driest and lowest location in North America. Despite its extreme climate, the park boasts a diversity of ecosystems, including colorful badlands, snow-covered peaks, desolate sand dunes, rugged canyons and flat, dry basins called playas. Furnace Creek Campground is located on the valley floor. The terrain is fairly open with sparse vegetation. Some campsites do have trees that provide shade, but most are unshaded. The facility offers a wide mountan views to the east and west, which glow with hues of orange, red and yellow during sunrise and sunset.

    contact_info

    Between 10/15/2020 and 04/15/2021 this location is staffed. Please call (760) 786-2441 to speak with local staff. From 04/16/2021 to 10/14/2021 this location is unstaffed. Please call (760) 786-3200 for general information.

    Nearby Attractions

    Explorers of all ages can enjoy educational programs and exhibits at the Visitor Center, just a short walk from the campground. Birders may have luck spotting local and migratory birds around the campground and along Airport Road, especially in the cooler months. Visitors can bike, walk their dog, or run along a one-mile bike path to an interpretive trail from the campground to the Harmony Borax Works, an abandoned borax refinery from the late 1800s. The campground is also within walking distance of the private resort, Furnace Creek Oasis and Ranch.

    Charges & Cancellations

    Reservation Cancellations & Changes Cancelling a Reservation: Customers may cancel their reservation prior to arrival both on-line and through the call center. A $10 service fee will be withheld from any refund for a cancellation. Depending on when you cancel in relation to your arrival day, it may be considered a late cancellation (see below). Changing an Existing Reservation: When changes are made prior to the cut-off window: If a customer wants to switch dates that are entirely outside of the original reservation dates, there is a $10 change fee. There is no change fee if a customer extends or shortens a reservation, as long as the change includes dates from the original reservation. If they choose to depart early, they may forfeit the recreation fee for the day of departure. There is no change fee if the customer wants to switch sites that are the same price with the same reservation dates in the same facility. If a reservation is made that includes dates beyond the maximum booking window, that reservation cannot be changed until 18 days have passed from the original booking date. Late Cancellations or Cancellations within the Cut-off Window Individual Campsites: A customer who cancels a reservation the day before or on the day of arrival will pay a $10.00 service fee AND forfeit the first night's use fee (not to exceed the total paid for the original reservation). Cancellations for a one-night reservation will forfeit the entire amount paid and will not be subject to an additional service fee. No-Shows Overnight and Day-Use Facilities: A no-show customer is one who does not arrive at a campground and does not cancel the reservation by check-out time on the day after the scheduled arrival date (or for day-use facilities, by check-in time the day of arrival). Staff will hold a campsite until check-out time on the day following the arrival date. No-shows are assessed $20.00 service fee and forfeit the first night___s recreation fee for a campsite. Early Departures If a customer departs prior to the scheduled check-out date, they may be eligible for a partial refund. Please notify staff at the facility if you depart early to allow others to use the site. Customers may notify the call center to request a refund of remaining unused nights. If a customer requests a refund for an early departure after the facility check-out time has passed, the customer will not be refunded for that night and is eligible for a refund on any additional nights that will not be used.

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    $60 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Amargosa Valley Rest Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Amargosa Valley Rest Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Amargosa Valley Rest Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Amargosa Valley Rest Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Amargosa Valley Rest Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Amargosa Valley Rest Area

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    Amargosa Valley Rest Area

    7 Reviews
    12 Photos
    15 Saves
    Amargosa Valley, Nevada
    • Pets
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Standard (Tent/RV)
    Camper-submitted photo from McWilliams Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from McWilliams Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from McWilliams Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from McWilliams Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from McWilliams Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from McWilliams Campground

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    McWilliams Campground

    31 Reviews
    139 Photos
    266 Saves
    Mount Charleston, Nevada

    Overview

    McWilliams Campground is located in the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area, just 50 miles from downtown Las Vegas. Visitors enjoy hiking, mountain biking and scenic driving in this forested desert oasis.

    Recreation

    Hiking and mountain biking are popular activities on the 6.2-mile Bristlecone Trail. Upper and lower trailheads are located just above and below the campground. The 1.3-mile Sawmill Trail begins about four miles below the campground just off State Route 156.

    Facilities

    Hiking and mountain biking are popular activities on the 6.2-mile Bristlecone Trail. Upper and lower trailheads are located just above and below the campground. The 1.3-mile Sawmill Trail begins about four miles below the campground just off State Route 156.

    Natural Features

    The Spring Mountains National Recreation Area is a beautiful island in the desert, brimming with breathtaking scenery and diverse flora and fauna. The Bristlecone pine, the world's oldest organism, and the rare Mount Charleston blue butterfly are both found within the Spring Mountains. More than 100 springs create the namesake for the mountain range, making it an ideal place to escape the heat of the city. The campground is situated in a scenic Ponderosa and white pine forest, which offers partial shade. The area affords breathtaking views of the surrounding Spring Mountains.

    Nearby Attractions

    More than 60 miles of hiking and horseback riding trails crisscross the area. Rock climbing, picnicking and scenic driving are popular activities. The Spring Mountains Visitor Center in Kyle Canyon offers guided hikes and educational and evening programs. Interpretive displays provide information on local plants, animals and history.

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    • Standard (Tent/RV)

    $25 - $50 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Space Station RV Park & Market
    Camper-submitted photo from Space Station RV Park & Market
    Camper-submitted photo from Space Station RV Park & Market
    Camper-submitted photo from Space Station RV Park & Market
    Camper-submitted photo from Space Station RV Park & Market
    Camper-submitted photo from Space Station RV Park & Market

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    Space Station RV Park & Market

    8 Reviews
    32 Photos
    99 Saves
    Beatty, Nevada
    • Pets
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    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $15 - $25 / night

  1. 5.

    Guadalupe's State Line Nevada/California Camp Ground

    3 Reviews
    50 Photos
    73 Saves
    Amargosa Valley, Nevada

    Record summer heat make Death Valley a land of extremes. Yet, each extreme has a striking contrast. Towering peaks are frosted with winter snow. Rare rainstorms bring vast fields of wildflowers. Lush oases harbor tiny fish and refuge for wildlife and humans. Despite its morbid name, a great diversity of life survives in Death Valley. **https://www.recreation.gov/camping/gateways/2662

    Read reviews here: https://www.hipcamp.com/en-US/u/paullfa6b7f

    • Pets
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    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • RVs

    $17 - $24 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Vanderbilt Rd. Dispersed
    Camper-submitted photo from Vanderbilt Rd. Dispersed
    Camper-submitted photo from Vanderbilt Rd. Dispersed
    Camper-submitted photo from Vanderbilt Rd. Dispersed
    Camper-submitted photo from Vanderbilt Rd. Dispersed
    Camper-submitted photo from Vanderbilt Rd. Dispersed
  2. 7.

    DeathValley Camp

    1 Review
    13 Photos
    17 Saves
    Amargosa Valley, Nevada

    DeathValley.camp is located outside of Death Valley National Park in Amargosa Valley, Nevada. Our property has a small vineyard, three Glamping trailers, and 7 campsites. One of the first vineyards in Nevada, we have 5 varieties of grapes that are bottled in nearby Pahrump, NV. Your campsite is located next to the vines and includes a composting toilet & picnic table. We also offer an outdoor shower that is available by donation. You are also welcome to plug in to a standard outlet for charging and use our hose for drinking water and filling tanks. Both Verizon & AT&T work well and we do have WiFi available. Outside our gates, enjoy biking, hiking, scrambling, and exploring the Amargosa Desert and nearby Skeleton Hills. Nearby attractions include Ash Meadows Wildlife Refuge(30-minutes) and Death Valley National Park(45-minutes).

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    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • Tents
    • Trash

    $25 - $120 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Wheeler Pass Road Dispersed
    Camper-submitted photo from Wheeler Pass Road Dispersed
    Camper-submitted photo from Wheeler Pass Road Dispersed
    Camper-submitted photo from Wheeler Pass Road Dispersed
    Camper-submitted photo from Wheeler Pass Road Dispersed
    Camper-submitted photo from Wheeler Pass Road Dispersed

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    Wheeler Pass Road Dispersed

    13 Reviews
    30 Photos
    100 Saves
    Pahrump, Nevada

    Welcome to Wheeler Pass Road Dispersed Camping Area! If you're looking for a spot with stunning views and plenty of space, you've come to the right place. This area is perfect for those who enjoy a bit of solitude and don't mind roughing it a bit.

    One of the standout features here is the breathtaking scenery. You'll be surrounded by Joshua trees and have a panoramic view of the mountains and the town below. It's a great spot to catch a sunrise or sunset, and on a clear night, the stars are absolutely mesmerizing.

    While there are no amenities like water, toilets, or electric hookups, the area is big rig friendly and allows for campfires, so you can still enjoy a cozy night under the stars. Pets are welcome, so feel free to bring your furry friends along for the adventure.

    Visitors have mentioned that the gravel roads are well-maintained, making it relatively easy to find a good spot to park your RV or pitch a tent. Some folks have found secluded spots by taking a right off the main road towards the gravel pit and then a left up to a more private location.

    If you're new to boondocking, this area is conveniently close to town, so you can easily pop in for supplies or gas. It's a great place to test out your setup before heading into more remote areas.

    Just a heads up, you might encounter some long-term residents and a bit of litter, but don't let that deter you. Many campers have had a fantastic time here and found it to be a peaceful and beautiful place to relax.

    So pack your gear, bring plenty of water, and get ready to enjoy the natural beauty of Wheeler Pass Road Dispersed Camping Area. Happy camping!

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    • Group
  3. 9.

    Desert View

    2 Reviews
    9 Photos
    2 Saves
    Amargosa Valley, Nevada

    Safe overnight Parking area. Close to Death Valley, East entrance to Ash Meadows .5 miles away. All size vehicles and long term storage. Come all self contained. Pack it in and pack it out. Off the Grid

    • Reservable
    • RVs
    • Tents

    $20 - $60 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from The Oasis at Death Valley Fiddlers' Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from The Oasis at Death Valley Fiddlers' Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from The Oasis at Death Valley Fiddlers' Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from The Oasis at Death Valley Fiddlers' Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from The Oasis at Death Valley Fiddlers' Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from The Oasis at Death Valley Fiddlers' Campground

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    The Oasis at Death Valley Fiddlers' Campground

    7 Reviews
    28 Photos
    46 Saves
    Death Valley, California

    Adjacent to The Ranch at Death Valley and the Death Valley Visitor Center is the Fiddlers’ Campground, available for only $24 per night. With your nightly rental, guests enjoy the Ranch’s natural spring-fed swimming pool, shower facility, coin operated laundry and sports courts including a Tennis Court, Shuffleboard, Volleyball, Bocce Ball and Basketball Court. The Campground is located close to the Ranch’s restaurants, as well as the General Store for camping supplies, groceries and mementos to remember your journey. Furnace Creek Golf Course is directly adjacent to the Campground for those who want to golf the lowest elevation course in the world. (These sites do not have water, sewer or electrical hookups and are back-in only)

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    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs

    $24 / night

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