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Death Valley National Park Entrance Sign


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)


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


Furnace Creek Visitor Center: OPEN

Stovepipe Wells Ranger Station: OPEN


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


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


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                                                                                         


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


The Death Valley Information Team​

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