Furnace Creek Campground
Furnace Creek Campground is near the center of Death Valley National Park. With extreme temperatures in the summer, most visitors choose to tour the park from October through April. Visitors at Furnace Creek Campground enjoy spectacular views of the surrounding area and are close enough to drive to some of the main features in the park. Badwater is the lowest point in North America. A nearby trail leads to the Harmony Borax Works.
Visitors should check with park officials at the visitor center for information about other attractions such as Scotty's Castle. Scotty's Castle was closed in 2015 due to flood damage and will remain closed until 2019. Some roads may also be closed. Death Valley Alerts and Conditions.
Furnace Creek Campground has 136 campsites. Of those, 18 have full hook-ups. Another 46 campsites are designated for tents only. Most of the sites are fairly exposed, however, there are some trees for shade. There are also 5 Group Campsites.
General Camping Information
Opening and closing dates of campgrounds are only estimates, usually dependent on snow conditions. Not all campsites can accommodate trailers or RVs of all lengths. Check carefully on the website when you make your reservation to be sure your vehicle will fit your campsite.
Designated Accessible sites are usually reserved for people with disabilities who have a vehicle displaying an accessible parking placard or license plate.
Furnace Creek Group Campsites
Furnace Creek Campground includes 5 group, tents-only campsites. Three of the sites can accommodate up to 15 people and up to 3 vehicles. The other 2 campsites can accommodate up to 40 people and 10 vehicles. No campervans, RVs or pop-up tents are allowed. Only Site #5 allows the use of generators.
Fees: $25 or $52 per night
Reservations: Furnace Creek Group Campsite Reservations