Are Stovepipe Wells Open?

Stovepipe Wells is currently open! This includes our hotel, RV park, restaurants and gift shop in our general store is also open!

Is Stovepipe Wells Open in Death Valley?

OPEN: Furnace Creek, Mesquite Spring, Wildrose and Emigrant campgrounds are open. The primitive campgrounds at Eureka Dunes, Thorndike, Mahogany, Homestake Dry Camp, and Saline Valley Warm Springs are open. CLOSED: Texas Spring, Sunset, and Stovepipe Wells campgrounds are closed for the summer due to heat.

Are there wells in Death Valley?

Stovepipe Wells is a way-station in the northern part of Death Valley, in unincorporated Inyo County, California. …

Where do you stay when you visit Death Valley?

There are three hotels inside Death Valley National Park: The Inn at Death Valley and the Ranch at Death Valley, both at Furnace Creek, and the Stovepipe Wells Village Hotel in Stovepipe Wells, near Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes.

How much does it cost for a vehicle to enter Death Valley?

Entrance fee per vehicle will jump from $20 to $25. Entrance fee per person will increase from $10 to $12. Entrance fee per motorcycle will increase from $10 for one person or $20 for two people to a flat rate of $20. Death Valley Annual Pass will bump up from $40 per year to $50 annually.

Why is Death Valley so hot?

The biggest factor behind Death Valley’s extreme heat is its elevation. Parts of it are below sea level, even though the area is 250 miles (400 kilometers) inland from any major body of water. Also, a major set of mountains (the Sierra Nevada) block moisture from the Pacific from reaching the basin.

How did Stovepipe Wells get its name?

This waterhole, only one in the sand dune area of Death Valley, was at the junction of two Indian trails. During the bonanza days of Rhyolite and Skidoo it was the only known water source on the cross-valley road. When sand obscured the spot, a length of stovepipe was inserted as a marker, hence its unique name.

What should I not miss in Death Valley?

5 Iconic Sites in Death Valley You Don’t Want to Miss

  • 5 Iconic Sites in Death Valley You Don’t Want to Miss. Written by: Matt Jaffe , August 06th, 2018.
  • Zabriskie Point at Sunrise.
  • Badwater Basin.
  • Ubehebe Crater.
  • Artist’s Palette.
  • Desert Wildflowers.

How many days should I spend in Death Valley?

You can absolutely see Death Valley in a day! While it’s certainly worth visiting, you honestly don’t need too much time here (1-2 days will do). Below we have the best things to do with 1 day in Death Valley and the itinerary we recommend.

Is there A Stovepipe Wells village in Death Valley?

Xanterra Parks & Resorts® no longer manages Stovepipe Wells Village in Death Valley National Park. You can visit the new site for Stovepipe Wells at

How much does it cost to camp at Stovepipe Wells?

If you’re looking for an ideal camping experience, the National Park Service operates a rustic campground at Stovepipe Wells Village. The 190 sites are available on a first-come-first-serve basis from October through April for $14 a night. No hookups are available. Campers are invited to enjoy our swimming pool and showers for a nominal fee.

How many rooms are in Stovepipe Wells Village Hotel?

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 in the outdoor pool with covered lounge area and enjoy a hearty meal at our acclaimed Toll Road Restaurant.

Where to stay in Death Valley National Park?

Stovepipe Wells Village hotels, located right in Death Valley National Park is the ultimate destination for adventure travelers.