How to Reach Death Valley National Park, California

The Easiest Way to Reach Death Valley National Park

How to get in and get around Death Valley National Park

If you are exploring Death Valley, a car is recommended, but during Spring and Fall, a bike will be the best option. Be sure to check the weather in Death Valley before trekking here, because it can become merciless.

There are paved roads in the park that are accessible and well-maintained. Vehicles of all sizes are allowed, but caution should be taken when traveling the dirt roads.

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How to Reach Death Valley National Park from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Ridgecrest to Death Valley National Park 79.72 km 1 hour 19 mins
Pahrump to Death Valley National Park 122.63 km 2 hours 2 mins
Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park 188.71 km 5 hours 2 mins