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Scotty's Castle

Featured Stories

  • Wildflower Update +

    Without rain there can be no wildflowers, so we here at Deathvalley.com want to thank Ms. Schultz for sharing a photo she caught of a rare full double rainbow last October on highway 190 (full size below). We are fairly certain that this rainbow was part of the storm that caused so much havock and yet is directly responsible for this year's superbloom. Read More
  • Wildflowers Spotted in Death Valley +

    Death Valley Natural History Association has reported one of the earliest blooms in recent memory in Death Valley National Park. Heavy early rains (and the flooding it has caused) seems to have put the delicate and ephemeral desert wildflowers on show as they take advantage of the record moisture. Peak viewing generally occurs in late-February through mid-April, but wildflowers can be seen in the higher elevations of the even in Read More
  • Severe Storm Causes Road Closures +

    In an ominous preamble to the expected El Nino this year across California, a series of severe thunderstorms passed over Death Valley National Park, knocking down power lines and stranding park rangers and visitors alike in the Ubehebe Crater in the north end of the park. Feet of mud has been reported at Scotty’s Castle Visitor Center, the exterior of which is surrounded by mud and debris. Roads across the Read More
  • Mystery of The Death Valley Sailing Stones Solved +

    In a remote corner of Death Valley National park, cradled in between the Cottonwood and Last Chance mountain ranges, Racetrack Playa presents an intriguing natural history mystery. Here, slabs of dolomite and syenite, ranging in size from a couple of pounds up to 1,000 pounds, leave visible tracks as they slide across the playa surface, without any sign of human or animal intervention. For decades visitors and scientists alike have Read More
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Editor's Pick

  • Sights of Wildrose Canyon Road
  • Darwin Falls
  • Ubehebe Crater & The Racetrack

This beautiful drive through the Panamint high-country winds through dozens of vista points, ghost towns, forests, and more!

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What better way to enjoy the summer heat than to take a scenic hike to one of the Park's tallest waterfalls!

Striking waterfalls give welcome relief to the summer heat!

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One of the mysteries of the valley, the sliding rocks of the Racetrack have never been observed in motion!

A visit to Ubehebe Crater is an excellent sidetrip from Scotty's Castle.

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