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Death Valley N.P.
Travel Planning
Death Valley N.P.

Death Valley National Park at a Glance

Death Valley National Park is located in Eastern California and Western Nevada. This hot and dry desert sees almost no rain and is most hospitable to humans during the winter months. From February to April, wildflowers burst into bloom. This is the most popular time to visit the park and hotels and campsites are usually booked solid. 

Visit Death Valley for hiking, biking and beautiful sunrises. Mudflats, buttes and badlands make up the eerily beautiful landscape. Explore the Borax Museum and learn about the pioneer history of the area. 

What to Expect
High Season
February - April
Low Season
May - January
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      Major Airports
      • Major Airport McCarran International Airport

      Passport / Visa Requirements

      All travelers to the United States are required to hold a valid passport; the passport should be valid for six months beyond your departure from the U.S. The Visa Waiver Program (VWP) allows citizens of 37 participating countries to travel within the United States without a visa for 90 days; travelers must have valid Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) approval prior to travel, return travel tickets and a passport with a photo and an electronic chip. Visitors not eligible for VWP must apply for a non-immigrant visa. For more information, visit the U.S. State Department's travel website.

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      7,701 miles
      Estimated Drive Time
      140 hour(s)
      Need to Know

      Severe Weather Death Valley is the hottest, driest place in the US. Watch out for soaring temperatures even during the winter. At night, the desert can become chilly so plan accordingly. 

      Safety Concerns Crime is rare in this National Park, but safeguard personal belongings. 

      Health Concerns Travelers need to be aware of the extreme heat, especially during the summer. Make sure you have access to water, sun screen, cool clothes and sunglasses. When traveling during the summer, an air conditioner is a must. Be on the look out for signs of heat exhaustion.