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Where to Stay in Death Valley


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Hotels & Resorts in Death Valley

Panamint Springs Resort

A small, rustic, western-style, resort located in beautiful Panamint Valley in Death Valley National Park that provides lodging, camping and RV services, a restaurant and bar, and a gas station with a well stocked general store. Marvelous views of distant sand dunes and the soaring 11,000 foot high Panamint Mountains complete the setting for leisure, dining, and relaxation. The resort is located at the western end of Death Vally National Park and offers lodging, restaurant and bar, camping, and RV services.


Death Valley Stovepipe Wells Village Hotel

Situated in the bast and beautiful landscape of Death Valley, Stovepipe Wells Village Hotel provides authentic western comfort. Several of our 83 rooms offer breathtaking views of Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes and surrounding mountain ranges while others open onto our tranquil, historic inner courtyard.

Guests can enjoy swimming int he heated, outdoor pool with covered lounge area, and enjoy a hearty meal at our acclaimed Toll Road Restaurant. For lighter fare and a wide selection of cold beverages, the Badwater Saloon awaits. Visitors are always welcome to brows the Nugget Gift Shop and the General Store with refueling available at our service station.


The Inn at Furnace Creek

An elegant hideaway since 1927, the Inn at Furnace Creek is a AAA-Rated four-diamond resort that still pampers ever guest. Its the perfect place to reclaim your senses as you relax near the spring-fed pool, stroll through palm gardens to the melody of the natural springs, shop for unique items in the gift shop, watch a glorious sunset from one of the quaint stone patios or enjoy a cool drink from Stargazers Deck. Make reservations at one of the National Park system's premier historic hotels.


The Ranch at Furnace Creek

The Ranch at Furnace Creek offers accomodations in a casual, family-like setting -- the perfect complement to the classic elegance of the Inn at Furnace Creek. As you wander around the western-themed grounds, you'll feel like you've been transported back to the 18oo's when this site was established as a working ranch. Yet you'll enjoy the amenities of modern civilization, like quiet, recently refurbished rooms, a spring-fed swimming pool, tennis courts, a children's playground and the National Park Service Visitor's Center--which is just a stone's throw away. So is the 18-hole golf course--the lowest elevation course in the world-- and Golf Pro Shop. With two restaurants, a bar and the epicenter for numerous activities, The Ranch at Furnace Creek is the ideal place to stay when visiting Death Valley National Park.


Tent Camping in Death Valley


Camping at Panamint Springs Resort

Small Tent Cabins with 2 cots: $35.00 per night (except in high season…see below). Sleeps 2 people comfortably & up to 3 people maximum. Tent cabins have 2 cots setup inside (bedding not included). Can fit up to one additional cot for $5.00 extra, but it will be very tight!Large Tent Cabins with 4 cots: $50.00 per night (except in high season…see below). Sleeps 4 people comfortably & up to 5 people maximum. These large tent cabins have 4 cots setup inside (bedding not included). Can fit up to one additional cot for $5 extra.

***Small tent cabins rent for $50 per night & large tent cabins rent for $65 per night during the following dates

2016: March 1-April 30, July 8-Sept 30, & Nov 21-26.
2017: March 10-April 29, July 14-Sept 30, & Nov 17-25.

We have bedding sets available for rental for $10 per person (includes sleeping bag & pillow). Bedding sets can be obtained at the registration desk at the General Store during business hours (7am to 9:30pm). Bedding is not available after hours. Pets are $5 per pet, per night. No smoking or cooking inside the tent cabins. Each tent cabin site has a fire ring. Tent cabins do NOT have electricity, lighting, heat, or cooling.

See below for campground images.

26 Tent Sites: $10.00 per night for up to 5 people
Tent sites allow for one tent and one vehicle. If you need space for more tents or extra vehicles you will need to rent additional sites. All sites have fire pits and most sites have picnic tables. Picnic tables not guaranteed.


National Park Service Campgrounds

Many campsites are seasonal in Death Valley. Please visit the National Park Service page for more information on them.


Campground Season Elevation Fee Sites Water Tables Firepits Toilets Dump Station
Furnace Creek Open all year, accepting reservations between Oct 15 to April 15 -196' $18*** 136  yes yes  yes flush  yes
Sunset Open Oct 15 to April 15. Closed between April 16 to Oct 14 -196' $12 270  yes  no  no  flush  yes
Texas Spring Oct 15 to May 10. Closed May 11 to Oct 14 sea level $14 92  yes  yes  yes  flush  yes
Stovepipe Wells Oct 15 to May 10. Closed May 11 to Oct 14 sea level $12 190  yes  some  some  flush  yes
Mesquite Spring Open all year 1800' $12 30  yes  yes  yes  flush  yes
(tents only)
Open all year 2100' free 10  yes  yes  no  flush  no
Wildrose* Open all year 4100' free 23  yes  yes  yes  pit  no
Thorndike** March to November. Closed during winter. 7400' free 6  no  yes  yes  pit  no
Mahogany Flat** March to November. Closed during winter. 8200' free 10  no  yes  yes  pit no


* Accessible to vehicles no longer than 25 feet.
** Accessible to high clearance vehicles no longer than 25 feet. 4-wheel drive may be necessary.
*** Furnace Creek Campground becomes first come/first served and the fee changes to $12 per night from April 16 to Oct 14. RV Hook-up sites are $30 per night year round, but Lifetime Pass holders receive a $9 discount.
Reservations for the Furnace Creek Campground and group sites are available for the camping season of October 15 to April 15 by calling 1-877-444-6777 or by going online at Reservations must be made at least 4 days in advance, but can be made up to 6 months in advance. All unreserved sites are open first come/first served. Between April 16 and October 14 Furnace Creek Campground is first come/first served, but various loops will close depending on how busy the park is throughout the summer. The National Park Service reserves the right to reserve sites for management needs during the summer first come/first served time frame in Furnace Creek Campground.
All other National Park campgrounds are first come/first served year round, however the National Park Service reserves the right to reserve sites for management needs for all campgrounds.
Campsites are limited to no more than eight people and two vehicles or one recreational vehicle per site. Larger groups wishing to camp together can reserve group sites at the Furnace Creek Campground.
Campfires: All vegetation in the park is protected. Firewood is available at the NPS concession run Stovepipe Wells General Store, or at the private-owned Furnace Creek General Store, or you can bring your own supply. Fire pits or grates are provided at Furnace Creek, Texas Springs, Mesquite Spring, Wildrose, Thorndike, and Mahogany Flat. Charcoal producing fires may only be made in NPS fire pits. All stoves and grills must be gas burning. Fires are prohibited in the summer months at Mahogany Flat, Thorndike, and Wildrose Campgrounds.
Camping Limits: Furnace Creek Campground has a limit of 14 days per calendar year. The rest of Death Valley National Park has a 30-day per calendar year camping limit.
Generator hours are from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., unless otherwise posted. These hours are chosen to accommodate the needs of the wide variety of people who use Death Valley's campgrounds. Generators are prohibited in Texas Spring Campground except from April 15 to May 10 in the upper loop from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Pets: Pets must never be left unattended. There is a maximum limit of 4 pets per campsite and pets must be kept on a leash no longer than six feet at all times. Pet feces in campgrounds, campsites, lawns, walkways, access roads, and around public buildings must be disposed of in a trash bin by the person responsible for the pet.

RV Camping in Death Valley


12 Full-hookup Sites (30 and 50 amp): $35.00 per night

Electricity, water, and sewer hookup for each site. All sites have fire pits and picnic tables

***Be advised: Our electricity is produced by a diesel generator and the power is not as clean as line power. Some new RVs may have issues with our electricity.

25 Dry Sites (no hookups): $20.00 per night No hookups. All sites have fire pits and some have picnic tables. Picnic tables not guaranteed. Showers are included with the site fee for all campsites and tent cabins. They are located in the restroom facilities and do not require coins to operate. Showers are available without a campsite as well. Please inquire at the general store. For pets in RV or tents sites, there is an additional charge of $5.00 per pet for the duration of stay.

Stovepipe Wells Village offers 14 full-hookup RV sites for $33.30 per night, adjacent to the General Store. Spots fill up quickly so use our online reservations system to search for available dates. The RV fee includes access to the swimming pool and Wi-Fi access in the hotel lobby. Of course, everyone is welcome to join us for great food and beverage options at the Toll Road Restaurant and Badwater Saloon. Please check in at the Front Desk upon arrival.
Located at The Ranch, Furnace Creek offers 26 full-hookup RV sites (back-in only) up to 50 feet. Sites have water, sewer and 30-amp and 50-amp electrical hookups. Guests can enjoy the Ranch’s natural spring-fed swimming pool, shower facility, coin operated laundry, tennis courts, shuffleboard, volleyball, Bocce Ball and basketball court. The RV park is also located close to the restaurants of Furnace Creek Ranch including the 49er Cafe, Corkscrew Saloon and The Wrangler Steakhouse, as well as the General Store. Furnace Creek Golf Course is a short walk for those who want to golf the lowest elevation course in the world.
Adjacent to Furnace Creek Ranch and the Death Valley Visitor Center is the new Fiddler’s Campground for only $18 per night. With your nightly rental guests enjoy the Ranch’s natural spring-fed swimming pool, shower facility, coin operated laundry and sports courts. The Campground is located close to the restaurants including the 49er Café, Corkscrew Saloon and The Wrangler Steakhouse, as well as, the General Store for camping supplies, groceries and mementos to remember your journey. Furnace Creek Golf Course is directly adjacent to the Campground for those who want to golf the lowest elevation course in the world. (These sites do not have water, sewer or electrical hookups and are back-in only).