Desert Gold

Desert Gold

Look what was spotted along the Furnace Creek wash with our Road Scholar group 1/23/27---the first Desert Gold of season!

Photo courtesy of DVNHA' s talented member, volunteer and hike leader: Teresa Skye.


Death Valley Photo Exhibit & Opening Reception

Gravel Ghost © Thomas Fallon Mackey

Badwater Reflections © Thomas Fallon MackeyThomas Fallon Mackey: Photographs of Death Valley

The Death Valley Natural History Association and the National Park Service are pleased to present an exhibit of the photography of visual artist Thomas Fallon Mackey, on view January 28 - April 30, 2017, in the Furnace Creek Visitor Center.

JOIN US and meet the artist during the Opening Reception on Saturday January 28th from 1 - 4pm.

The exhibit will include 10 images from a range of locales within...

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Cow Creek - Continued Improvements


DVNHA's program activities have been so successful that we needed to add restroom/shower facilities here in the Cow Creek area to help serve program volunteers and researchers. We partnered with San Jose State University to raise funds for this addition. SJSU designed and installed a sustainable Shower Restroom Addition (RSA) to one of our existing outbuildings. This project received approval from the National Park Service and can be used by various NPS...

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Preservation 50

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Death Valley National Park is celebrating 50 years of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) on October 15-16, 2016. There will be two days of talks, hands-on activities, atlatl throwing and field trips in celebration of the preservation of our historic sites! Download the pdfPreservation50_Festival Agenda/flyer.

The NHPA was signed into law on October 15th, 1966 by President Lyndon B. Johnson, creating compliance laws to protect our cultural resources, as well as the creation of...

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Explore Death Valley

The name Death Valley invokes a sense of fear and danger for many who travel here. In this hottest, driest, lowest place in North America, extreme heat and expanse characterize the landscape. Life has found a way to thrive despite the harsh conditions of the arid climate.


Death Valley National Park Hosts Death Valley Scotty Radio Play Fundraiser

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Metabolic Studio IOU Radio presented Death Valley Scotty a radio play at the Furnace Creek Visitor Center, January 30, 2016. About 80 people listened in on Death Valley Scotty, written by Ruth Woodman in 1931 and originally airing in 1955 in the Death Valley Days Series. Performers ranging from Bishop to Los Angeles read the play and performed live music and sound effects. We had a blast!

All proceeds of this event went to...

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Death Valley, CA 92328

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