Description

One of the most centrally located campgrounds in Death Valley, Furnace Creek is seated in a cradle of astonishing ruggedness, surrounded by the weatherbeaten stretches of Death Valley mountains. If you’ve ever wondered what an abandoned borax mine looks like, you can find one nearby, as well as bike paths, hiking trails and a visitor’s center. This site features a dump station, Continue reading...
One of the most centrally located campgrounds in Death Valley, Furnace Creek is seated in a cradle of astonishing ruggedness, surrounded by the weatherbeaten stretches of Death Valley mountains. If you’ve ever wondered what an abandoned borax mine looks like, you can find one nearby, as well as bike paths, hiking trails and a visitor’s center. This site features a dump station, fire pits, flush toilets, picnic tables, water and 136 camping spots to choose from. Furnace Creek is 196 feet below sea level and has an all year camping season that can vary wildly in temperature, so check the weather pre-trip and remember you’re in the desert - layers required!
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans, trailers, rv & moto...
No. of sites
130
RV details
Not specified
RV hookups
None
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to 8 people per site
No picnic table
Beach
Cave
Desert
Forest
Hot spring
Lake
Redwoods
River, stream or creek
Swimming hole
Waterfall
Biking
Hiking
Horseback riding
OHV
Climbing
Snow sports
Swimming
Wildlife watching
Boating
Fishing
Paddling
Wind sports
Surfing
Whitewater paddling
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Hipcamper Mitch
Mitch
didn't provide a recommendation.
May 11th, 2015

While most of the sites do have some sort of tree coverage for shade, not all do. The site we ended up with was just a sectioned off area in the flat dirt. Not bad (key word FLAT), but come prepared with some form or fashion of your own shade, just in case!

Hipcamper Jesse
Jesse
didn't provide a recommendation.
July 14th, 2016

Pro tip...pay the little bit of extra money to stay at the campground attached to Furnace Creek Resort (Fiddler's Campground) and you will get access to their swimming pool and recreational facilities. Fiddler's does not have individual picnic tables or fire pits or much shade so Furnace Creek is a little nicer in that respect but access to the swimming pool was priceless.

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Hipcamper Christopher
Christopher
didn't provide a recommendation.
March 1st, 2017

There aren't a ton of developed campgrounds in Death Valley, but this seems to be the go to one! Has recently been renovated, so the roads are all paved nicely and the campsites are very well maintained and manicured. I only have experience in the standard drive-in tent sites, however there are numerous hike-in only sites available too. In my opinion the best sites for tent camping are on the farthest loop at sites 100-110. These seem to have the most shade and vegetation. The campsites are very close together so there's not a ton of privacy, but it's never been a problem for me. The bathrooms are solid and are usually pretty clean. Also you can walk to the park visitor center or even the gas station/store from here if you need supplies.

Hipcamper Natalia
Natalia
recommends this listing.
March 26th, 2017

Great access to Badwater Basin and Devil's Golfcourse. Spring for a luxury and pay a small fee to have daily access to the pool area of the hotel next door to campground!

Hipcamper Heather
Heather
recommends this listing.
July 12th, 2017

Flushable toilets but no cooling system. In a place like death valley, a closed up bathroom makes it feel like a heat box when you're in there. Close to a ranger station, general store, and eatery.

Hipcamper Chase
Chase
recommends this listing.
August 30th, 2017

There's a small (but pricey) convenience store at the hotel down the road- and make sure you get firewood before you get into the park!

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Hipcamper Stepfanie
Stepfanie
recommends this listing.
November 26th, 2017

Try to fill up on gas before you get here because it might be more expensive inside the park (it's a HUGE park). The campsites are a bit close to each other and it's right next to the RVs so it's not as peaceful. However, you'll want to explore the park more than stay on site.

Hipcamper Bex
Bex
recommends this listing.
February 11th, 2018

Close to general store and saloon, which is a plus! Like most campgrounds in the park, these sites fill quickly.

Park
Death Valley National Park
State
California
Phone Number
(760) 786-3200
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
36.463° N, 116.869° W
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Tent Only: 46 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)
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Tent / RV / Trailer - Group: 5 Sites
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Tent / RV / Trailer: 79 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)