Death Valley National Park Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Death Valley National Park - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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Sand Dunes at Mesquite Flat

  • Geological Site

These dunes, made up of minute pieces of quartz and other rock, are ever-changing products of the wind-rippled hills, with curving crests...

Scotty's Castle

  • Castle/Palace/Chateau

This Moorish-style mansion, begun in 1924 and never completed, takes its name from Walter Scott, better known as Death Valley Scotty.

Scotty's Castle Visitor Center and Museum

  • Information Center

During your visit to Death Valley, make sure you make the hour's drive north from Furnace Creek to Scotty's Castle. In addition to living-history...

Shoshone Museum

  • Museum/Gallery

This museum chronicles the local history of Death Valley and houses a unique collection of period items, and minerals and rocks from...

Stovepipe Wells Village

  • Town/Village

This tiny 1926 town, the first resort in Death Valley, takes its name from the stovepipe that an early prospector left to indicate where...

Titus Canyon

  • Scenic Drive/Tour

This popular one-way, 27-mile drive starts at Nevada Highway 374 (Daylight Pass Road), 2 miles from the park's boundary. Along the way...

Trona Pinnacles National Natural Landmark

  • Archaeological Site/Ruins

Fantastic-looking formations of calcium carbonate, known as tufa, were formed underwater along fault lines in the bed of what is now...

Twenty Mule Team Canyon

  • Canyon

This canyon was named in honor of the 20-mule teams that, between 1883 and 1889, carried 10-ton loads of borax through the burning desert...

Ubehebe Crater

  • Volcano

At 500 feet deep and ½ mile across, this crater resulted from underground steam and gas explosions about 3,000 years ago. Volcanic ash...

Zabriskie Point

  • Viewpoint/Scenic Overlook

Although only about 710 feet in elevation, this is one of Death Valley National Park's most scenic spots, overlooking a striking panorama...