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Death Valley Camping

Guide to Death Valley Camping Sites, RV Parks and Campgrounds


Death Valley camping options are varied, including:

Camping Inside the National Park

The park service operates 9 campgrounds with almost 800 sites among them, most with water and more than half with flush toilets and RV dump stations.

You can reserve the Furnace Creek Campground online during peak season (winter). Up to 4 pets per campsite are allowed, but they have to be kept on a leash at all times. Get more information at their website.

Fiddler's Campground: Also located at Furnace Creek, this campground has 35 RV sites. Ten of them will accommodate an RV up to 40 feet long and 15 will take a 50-footer.

You can also make your own back country camp in Death Valley, with some restrictions. Find out all the ins and outs. You'll need a free permit, which you can get from the visitor center.

You'll also find two privately-run Death Valley camping options inside the park:

  • Panamint Springs Resort: They have tent sites, full hookups and the only place with 50 amp service in Death Valley, Pets allowed with an extra fee.


  • Stovepipe Wells A limited number of full hookup RV sites. For tent campers, there's also a campground next door, run by the National Park Service. If you stay there, you can use Stovepipe Wells' swimming pool and showers for a fee.


Death Valley Camping Outside the National Park

Just across the state line east of Death Valley, 35 miles from Stovepipe Wells and about 50 miles from Furnace Creek, you'll find several campgrounds and a couple of casinos in Beatty, Nevada. Their visitor's bureau has a list of all of them.

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