Local traditions and culture in Death Valley National Park

  • Quite a long wait for the pupfish
    Quite a long wait for the pupfish
    by goingsolo
  • Walking the rim of a dune
    Walking the rim of a dune
    by awayhome
  • Salt Creek
    by o00o

Most Viewed Local Customs in Death Valley National Park

  • gilescorey's Profile Photo

    Local Radio

    by gilescorey Written Mar 6, 2007

    3.5 out of 5 starsHelpfulness

    Not surprisingly, you will have trouble with reception in Death Valley. I had no cell service, but I did find one radio station.

    88.9FM is a public radio station based out of Las Vegas. This was the one and only station I could find in the Valley, and it was only available in certain areas. Still, NPR! For a news junkie, like me, this was a true coup. AND, how perfect to roll along the badlands listening to "A Prairie's Home Companion"?

    Related to:
    • Road Trip

    Was this review helpful?

  • awayhome's Profile Photo

    Our Family Before Us..in Death Valley 1905

    by awayhome Written Jun 16, 2004

    3.5 out of 5 starsHelpfulness

    We were searching through my husbands old family photos and we came across several photos showing his ancestors mining for gold at Furnace Creek in Death Valley. It was pretty amazing to see these photos after having been there ourselves.

    Old Family photos from death Valley

    Was this review helpful?

  • mht_in_la's Profile Photo

    Photographing Death Valley

    by mht_in_la Updated Dec 7, 2003

    In Death Valley it's common to see photographers with huge lenses and tripod shooting the scenery. The most popular spot has to be the sand dunes near Stovepipe Wells at sunset. Other popular spots include Zabriskie Point, Salt Flats, and others. The photo shows Ubehebe Crater.

    Photographing Death Valley
    Related to:
    • National/State Park

    Was this review helpful?

Death Valley National Park Hotels

Latest Death Valley National Park Hotel Reviews

Stovepipe Wells Village
Great (4.0 out of 5.0) 16 Reviews
Furnace Creek Inn and Ranch Resort
Great (4.0 out of 5.0) 17 Reviews
Furnace Creek Campground
1 Review
Sunset Campground
Very Good (3.5 out of 5.0) 2 Reviews

Instant Answers: Death Valley National Park

Get an instant answer from local experts and frequent travelers

30 travelers online now


Death Valley National Park Local Customs

Travel tips and advice posted by real travelers and Death Valley National Park locals.
Map of Death Valley National Park
Other Local Customs in Death Valley National Park