Special Lodging Rates Being Offered At Furnace Creek Resort At Death Valley National Park

If you've always wanted to stay at the Furnace Creek Resort at Death Valley National Park, there are some specials running through mid-May that can soften the cost of a room a bit.

By the Numbers: Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park, the largest national park in the 48-state U.S. , is a prodigious generator of interesting statistics. Here is a generous sample.

Microbe Discovered in Death Valley National Park May Have Important Uses

Knowledge gained from the study of a new strain of magnetotactic bacteria recently discovered in Death Valley's Badwater Basin could have important biotechnology and nanotechnology applications.

Furnace Creek Campground At Death Valley National Park To Close For Water, Sewer Line Work

The winter months are some of the best for visiting Death Valley National Park thanks to the cooler temperatures and the wildflower bloom that arrives as early as February. But if you're planning to pitch a tent at the Furnace Creek Campground in the coming months, you'll need to alter your plans.

Fall Is Ripe With Lodging Specials In Parts of the National Park System

With the calendar quickly running out on the short fall season in some parts of the National Park System, some concessionaires are responding with lodging specials that might intrigue you.
There are some obvious photo opportunities in Death Valley National Park. Everyone wants a shot from Badwater, the lowest point in the Northern Hemisphere. And Artist's Palette is a given. But then what? Well, Dan Suzio has some suggestions for you.
Yosemite & the Southern Sierra Nevada: Includes Mammoth Lakes, Sequoia, Kings Canyon & Death Valley - A Great Destination (Explorer There are times when one national park jaunt could entail several national parks, and so you think you'll need several guidebooks to the parks on your itinerary. Well, if you're heading to the High Sierra parks of Yosemite, Sequoia, and Kings Canyon, there's just one book you really need.

A Weekend Well-Lived: Trail Running in Death Valley National Park

Death Valley sand dunes by Meghan Hicks
You can find trail runners in more than a few national parks these days, and Death Valley National Park, with its wide-open spaces and roads running through tight canyons, is a spectacular draw for those looking for great scenery and solitude on their runs, as Meghan Hicks and her friends discovered earlier this year.

Last Known Painting Of Death Valley Scotty Back in Death Valley National Park

"Death Valley Scotty" was a raconteur to most, a rapscallion to others, and a legend in the landscape now known as Death Valley National Park. With that background, it's fitting that the last known portrait of Scotty is back in the park.

National Park Quiz 94: Ringer IV

Nine of the first ten statements are true, but one is not. Can you tell which one is the ringer? You might want to try the two bonus questions too.