Death Valley Experience Accommodations
Death Valley National Park allows primitive camping. The following rules apply:
- Along dirt roads at least one mile away from any paved road or “day use only” dirt road
- Camp only in previously disturbed areas and park immediately adjacent to the roadway to minimize impact.
- Camping is not allowed on the valley floor from Ashford Mill in the south to two miles north of Stovepipe Wells.
- Camping is not allowed on the Eureka Dunes or in Greenwater Canyon.
- Camping is NOT allowed on the following Day Use Only dirt roads:
- Titus Canyon Road
- Mosaic Canyon Road
- West Side Road
- Wildrose Road
- Skidoo Road
- Aguereberry Point Road
- Cottonwood Canyon Road (first 8 miles only)
- Grotto Canyon Road
- Racetrack Road (from Teakettle Junction to Homestake Dry Camp)
- Natural Bridge Canyon
- Desolation Canyon
- Pinion Mesa Road
- Big Pine Road (22 miles inside of Death Valley National Park)
Camping is NOT allowed at the following historic mining areas:
- Keane Wonder Mine
- Lost Burro Mine
- Ubehebe Lead Mine
- Skidoo Mill
- One mile from all standing mining structures. Generally camping should be avoided in mining districts for personal and resource safety.
If in doubt whether an area is open to camping please check at the nearest Ranger Station or the Furnace Creek Visitor Center.