Each campsite comes with a:
Death Valley NP has nine campgrounds: Furnace Creek, Sunset, Texas Springs, Stovepipe Wells, Mesquite Spring, Emigrant, Wildrose, Thorndike, and Mahogany Flat. Furnace Creek is the only campground that can be reserved ahead of time. All others are first-come, first-serve. You won't find hot showers at any of the campgrounds, but there is drinking water and toilets at most (Emigrant, Thorndike and Mahogany Flat do not!).
Check-in: After 1 PM · Check-out: Before 2 PM
Nightly Rate: $22
In 1933, President Herbert Hoover established Death Valley National Monument and it became a national park in 1994
The Timbisha tribe lived in Death Valley for a millennia. They named the area "tümpisa", which means "rock paint
In 1849, pioneers prospecting for gold gave the CA valley its English name, "Death Valley," after 13 people died during an early expedition