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Death Valley National Park News

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  • Eastern Sierra Federal Lands Job Fair

    June 1, 2023 | 9:01 am

    Join us at a job fair in the Eastern Sierra to learn about exciting interagency career opportunities.

    Read more at nps.gov

  • Badwater Road reopened after weekend flooding

    May 25, 2023 | 3:01 pm

    Badwater Road reopened on May 25 after NPS employees moved dirt and rocks off the road and filled in unsafe drop-offs on road edges. “Turn around, don’t drown” during flash floods.

    Read more at nps.gov

  • Park rangers respond to truck fire just outside Death Valley

    May 19, 2023 | 11:07 am

    Firefighters from the National Park Service and Southern Inyo Fire Protection District responded to a truck fire on Highway 190 just outside the east boundary of Death Valley National Park on May 17.

    Read more at nps.gov

  • Public comment sought on proposed utility improvements in Death Valley

    May 17, 2023 | 9:00 am

    The National Park Service (NPS) has funding from the Great American Outdoors Act to rehabilitate the water and wastewater systems at Furnace Creek and Cow Creek in 2024. The NPS is seeking public feedback on this project proposal.

    Read more at nps.gov

  • Illegal Marijuana Grow Site Cleaned Up

    May 16, 2023 | 5:30 pm

    The National Park Service (NPS) and partners recently removed trash and dangerous chemicals left behind from an illegal marijuana grow site operation in Jail Canyon in Death Valley National Park. Jail Canyon has reopened to public visitation now that the safety closure has been lifted.

    Read more at nps.gov

  • Motorcyclist killed in accident on CA-190

    May 10, 2023 | 4:00 pm

    A 73-year-old man from Las Vegas, NV died in a motorcycle crash in Death Valley National Park around 10:50 am on May 6, 2023.

    Read more at nps.gov

  • Park rangers warn about interacting with wildlife

    May 3, 2023 | 6:05 pm

    A woman was bitten by a bat with rabies and a coyote was struck by a car recently. Park rangers are reminding the public not to touch, handle, or feed wildlife.

    Read more at nps.gov

  • Celebrate National Park Week with a fee-free day

    April 19, 2023 | 12:27 pm

    Death Valley National Park will join national park sites around the country in kicking off National Park Week with free entrance to the park on Saturday, April 22, 2023.

    Read more at nps.gov

  • Death Valley National Park to move to cashless fee collection starting June 1, 2023

    April 12, 2023 | 8:37 am

    The NPS will only accept credit or debit card payments for camping and entrance fees in Death Valley National Park starting June 1, 2023. This will save $40,000 in cash-handling expenses, which will be redirected to benefit the visiting public.

    Read more at nps.gov

  • Woman successfully found after an unintended night out at Badwater Basin

    March 27, 2023 | 4:18 pm

    Park rangers were dispatched to Badwater Basin in Death Valley National Park around 2:30 am on the morning of March 24, 2023 to look for a woman reported missing by her companions. The woman returned around 8:20 am after hiking to a road and hitchhiking.

    Read more at nps.gov