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Death Valley National Park Entrance Sign

DEATH VALLEY AREA FORECAST

Saturday March 11, 2023 

 

Today Mostly sunny. Breezy. Highs 53 to 56 in the mountains, Around 84 at Furnace Creek. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph increasing to west 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight Mostly clear. Lows 36 to 39 in the mountains, around 57 at Furnace Creek. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph decreasing to 30 mph after midnight.
Sunday Sunny. Highs 53 to 56 in the mountains, around 82 at Furnace Creek. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Sun Night Partly cloudy. Lows around 40 in the mountains, Around 57 at Furnace Creek. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Sunny. Highs 54 to 57 in the mountains, around 82 at Furnace Creek. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.

Sunrise: 6:01 AM PST    Sunset: 5:48 PM PST

YESTERDAY – 03/10/2023
  Observed Average Record
High 78°F/26°C  81°F/27°C   98°F/37°C (1972)
Low 61°F/16°C  53°F/12°C   40°F/4°C (1962)
Precip 0.01″   0.22″ (1969)

ROADS:

CLOSED to Vehicle Traffic:

  • Bonnie Clare Rd (Scotty’s Castle)
  • Backcountry Roads: Wildrose Rd impassable beyond pavement and closed beyond Charcoal Kilns, Titus Canyon, Steele Pass, Grotto Canyon, Big Pine Road
  • North Pass and South Pass to Saline Valley are impassable

VISITOR SERVICES:

Furnace Creek Visitor Center: OPEN

Stovepipe Wells Ranger Station: OPEN

CAMPGROUNDS:

Furnace Creek Campground: OPEN

Sunset Campground: OPEN

Texas Springs Campground: OPEN

Stovepipe Wells Campground: OPEN

Mesquite Spring Campground: OPEN

Emigrant Campground: OPEN

Wildrose Campground: OPEN

Thorndike & Mahogany Flat Primitive Campgrounds:CLOSED due to snow

Homestake Primitive Campground: OPEN

Saline Valley and Eureka Dunes Primitive Campgrounds: INACCESSIBLE

LOCAL RESORT INFORMATION:

NOTE: Businesses listed here are not operated by the National Park Service and are listed as a convenience for visitors. Contact the individual businesses for the most current information.

Stovepipe Wells Resort: Hotel & RV campground open. Pool open. Shower passes available.

  • Toll Road Restaurant: 7am-8pm.
  • General Store and Gas Station: 7am-8pm.

The Oasis (Xanterra): Lodging open at the Ranch and Inn. Shower/pool passes available.

  • General store: 7am-9pm.
  • Gas station window: 10:00am-4:30pm.
  • Oasis Shoppe: 11am-7pm.
  • Pro Shop: 6am-noon.
  • Desert Outfitters: 11am -7pm.
  • 1849 Buffet: Lunch: 11am-2pm, Dinner: 4pm-9pm.
  • Ice Cream Parlor: 10-7pm.  (Grill portion closes at 5:30)
  • Last Kind Words Saloon: Lunch 11am-2pm, Dinner 5pm-10pm.
  • Inn Lounge: 4pm-9pm.

Panamint Springs Resort: General store, campground, and motel open.

  • Gas station: 7am-9pm
  • Restaurant: Monday-Friday 11am-9pm; Saturday and Sunday 7am-9pm

SIERRA NEVADA PASSES:

Tioga Pass (SR120): CLOSED                    Monitor Pass (SR89):CLOSED

Sonora Pass (SR108): CLOSED                 Carson Pass (SR 88):  CLOSED

Ebbett’s Pass (SR4): CLOSED                   US395: CLOSED between Bishop and Pearsonville due to                                                                                                           flooding                                                                                         

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Caution is advised for travel over Towne’s Pass on HWY 190 – gravel and debris may be present on roadway.

Sincerely,

The Death Valley Information Team​

More Information:

Weatherhttp://www.wrh.noaa.gov/vef/rec/index.php?loc=DV     Alerts:  https://www.nps.gov/deva/planyourvisit/conditions.htm

Backroads:  facebook.com/DeathValleyRoadConditions     Follow Us or Share Your Experience:  

Download the NPS APP:  Download Death Valley for Offline use The NPS App – Digital (U.S. National Park Service)

Death Valley National Park      General Information by phone: 760-786-3200

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