Mexico earthquake detected at Devils Hole March 20, 2012

Devils Hole March 2010 web

Ever wonder what effect earthquakes have out at Devils Hole? Two National Park Service employees were fortunate enough to witness one of these events and capture it on video. It only took about ten minutes for the effects of the March 20, 2012 earthquake in Oaxaca, Mexico to be seen at Devils Hole.





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Furnace Creek Visitor Center Grand Re-opening


The Furnace Creek Visitor Center renovation is complete and we re-opened our store in 2012. Updated building features include tour bus drop off space, expanded restroom facilities, smart solar lighting, and even a filtered water station for refilling your water bottles.  The new park film, Seeing Death Valley, narrated by Donald Sutherland is now showing and available for purchase.  Exhibits are now complete, installed and open to the public! 

Grand Opening Festivities took place November...

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Board Member Opportunity


Each year, a few of our exemplary Board of Directors fulfill their terms of service. DVNHA is actively seeking qualified individuals who posess specific skill sets, but can work as team players to fill future positions. 

If you love Death Valley and are interested in serving on our Board of Directors, please review theDVNHA Board Job Description and contact our Executive Director, David Blacker, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need...

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Death Valley Natural History Association
PO Box 188
Death Valley, CA 92328

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