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Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely a ghost town: Death Valley Junction, just outside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely a ghost town: Death Valley Junction, just outside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely a ghost town: Death Valley Junction, just outside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely a ghost town: Death Valley Junction, just outside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely a ghost town: Death Valley Junction, just outside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

Mural at Amargos Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely a ghost town: Death Valley Junction, just outside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California

Mural at Amargos Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely ...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

The Regent Showcase theater, an art deco former movie house on La Brea Avenue in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles, California

The Regent Showcase theater, an art deco former movie house on La Brea...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely a ghost town: Death Valley Junction, just outside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely a ghost town: Death Valley Junction, just outside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

Mural at Amargos Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely a ghost town: Death Valley Junction, just outside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California

Mural at Amargos Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely ...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

The Regent Showcase theater, an art deco former movie house on La Brea Avenue in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles, California

The Regent Showcase theater, an art deco former movie house on La Brea...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

The entrance to the "Amargosa Opera House," adjacent to the Amagosa Hotel in Death Valley Junction, just outside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California

The entrance to the "Amargosa Opera House," adjacent to the Amagosa Ho...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

The entrance to the "Amargosa Opera House," adjacent to the Amagosa Hotel in Death Valley Junction, just outside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California

The entrance to the "Amargosa Opera House," adjacent to the Amagosa Ho...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely a ghost town: Death Valley Junction, just outside Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California

Mural at Amargosa Opera House, a remarkable image from what is largely...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The community, once a dusty mining, railroad, and mill town, was known as Amargosa, after the desert valley that surrounds it. A recreation hall at the no... More

Reading

Reading

A camper reads at Mesquite Springs

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Visitors in the Park

Cable mesh

Cable mesh

Cable mesh over open stull stope, Skidoo Gold Mine, Death Valley National Park, California.

Door Blocked by Mud

Door Blocked by Mud

A deep swath of mud, close to two feet deep, blocks doors.

Utility Poles Were Swept Away by Flood

Utility Poles Were Swept Away by Flood

More than 20 utility poles were knocked down or damaged in the flood.

Marathon

Marathon

A large group of marathon participants run near Furnace Creek.

Historic Ranger and Car

Historic Ranger and Car

Death Valley Ranger in historic uniform at the site of the old headquarters building. Death Valley National Park still uses the historic headquarters building as a natural resources office.

Flower
Desert Tortoise II

Desert Tortoise II

A desert tortoise walks along a bed of gravel.

Mud, Rocks, and Other Flood Deposits

Mud, Rocks, and Other Flood Deposits

Floodwaters carried mud, gravel, rocks, and even large boulders through the heart of the historic district at Scotty's Castle.

2016 Feb 6 wildflowers - Badwater Road 23

2016 Feb 6 wildflowers - Badwater Road 23

In Death Valley's low elevations, Desert Gold (Geraea canescens) put on the big show, covering vast areas in a sea of yellow floers.

Snowy Mountains

Snowy Mountains

The mountains of Death Valley are frequently topped with snow in the winter even as the valley floor rarely drops below freezing.

Rocks and Mud

Rocks and Mud

A road barricade partially buried by mud, rocks, and boulders.

Clearing Flood Debris from a Road

Clearing Flood Debris from a Road

Maintenance crews are hard at work cleaning up after the flood.

Desert Tortoise I

Desert Tortoise I

An endangered species, desert tortoises are infrequently seen. Sleeping in their burrows for up to 95% of their lives, they emerge infrequently after rains lead to a blooming of the flowers that make up their f... More

Administrative area closure - sign

Administrative area closure - sign

Administrative closure sign at Keane Wonder Mine. Death Valley National Park, California.

Scotty's Castle Pool Filled with Muddy Water

Scotty's Castle Pool Filled with Muddy Water

Floodwaters filled the pool at Scotty's Castle and left mud across much of the area.

SAR

SAR

Golden Canyon Search and Rescue operations end well this time.

Photographer II

Photographer II

A visitor photographs Manly Beacon from Zabriskie Point.

Devils Golf Course

Devils Golf Course

A family explores the strange landscape of Devils Golf Course.

Scorpion

Scorpion

The giant hairy scorpions native to Death Valley appear ominous, but their sting is less potent than other scorpions. They are primarily active at night in the hot summer months.

2016 Feb 6 wildflowers - Badwater Road 28

2016 Feb 6 wildflowers - Badwater Road 28

During a super bloom, visitor flock to Death Valley to enjoy the rare spectacle.

Flood Debris on Roadway

Flood Debris on Roadway

Mud, rocks, and wood debris cover a paved road at Scotty's Castle.

2016 Feb 15 Badwater Road 17

2016 Feb 15 Badwater Road 17

Brown-eyed Evening Primrose (Camissonia claviformis) flowers open near sunset, bloom all night to attract moths, then turn pink and wither the next morning.

Bat Cupola - High

Bat Cupola - High

High-profile bat cupola at Skidoo Mine, Death Valley National Park, California.

2016 Feb 14 Beatty Cut-off 14

2016 Feb 14 Beatty Cut-off 14

If you stop your vehicle and take a closer look, you will find a nice variety of wildflowers.

Coyote

Coyote

Extremely intelligent animals, coyotes have been observed using a number of advanced methods to hunt for food. If you see a coyote begging on the side of the road, you should never feed them. Feeding coyotes pu... More

Ashford Mills

Ashford Mills

Desert gold blooms in January near the ruins of Ashford Mills.

Inspecting Damage After the Flood

Inspecting Damage After the Flood

A park employee inspects a concrete trench filled with muddy water.

Natural Bridge

Natural Bridge

Two visitors walk under Natural Bridge.

Scotty's Castle Pool Filled with Muddy Water

Scotty's Castle Pool Filled with Muddy Water

Floodwaters filled the pool at Scotty's Castle.

Eureka Sand Dunes 2

Eureka Sand Dunes 2

The crest of a dune is painted by light and shadow under a cloudy sky.

Badwater Pool IV

Badwater Pool IV

Pickleweed grows near a shallow pool, with Telescope Peak in the distance.

Zabriskie Sunset

Zabriskie Sunset

Visitors travel to Zabriskie Point as the Sun dips towards the horizon.

Bighorn Ram

Bighorn Ram

A large bighorn ram stands on a cliff. Male bighorn sheep are easily identified by their larger curved horns, which grow throughout their lives.

Racetrack III

Racetrack III

A lone rock with its trail on the Racetrack playa.

Mars Hill

Mars Hill

Loose collections of basalt boulders speak to the volcanic history buried in Death Valley's past.

Visitors among Flowers

Visitors among Flowers

Two visitors walk across a field of desert gold during a super bloom.

Death Valley Sign

Death Valley Sign

The classic Death Valley National Park signs are visible at most of the main park entrances along paved roads.

Badwater Pool III

Badwater Pool III

A reflective pool surrounded by a salt crust.

Test

Test

Test

Marathon II

Marathon II

Marathoners race on the side of the road.

2016 Feb 6 wildflowers - Ashford 36

2016 Feb 6 wildflowers - Ashford 36

In the southern part of Death Valley, pink Sand Verbena (Abronia villosa) cover the ground below Desert Gold (Geraea canescens).

Every Kid in a Park

Every Kid in a Park

Death Valley's education rangers reached over 1,300 students and issued Every Kid in a Park Passes this year.

Hiking II

Hiking II

Visitors examine a rock wall in Golden Canyon

Brachipod

Brachipod

"Eleutherokomma reidfordi" is a brachiopod (lamp shell) that lived during the Devonian. Fossils of Eleutherokomma have been found at Death Valley National Park, California.

Death Valley's Centennial BioBlitz

Death Valley's Centennial BioBlitz

Death Valley hosted its first ever BioBlitz during the Centennial year. Over 500 people attended to document over 100 species at Salt Creek!

Devils Golf Course

Devils Golf Course

The strange salt spire and mud landscape of Devils Golf Course stands in relief under a stormy sky.

Washed-out Road

Washed-out Road

A park employee walks on a park road next to a deep trench where the road has been washed away.

2016 Feb 15 Badwater Road 25

2016 Feb 15 Badwater Road 25

Along the Badwater Road, fields of Desert Gold wildflowers grow to the edge of the salt flats.

Badwater Pool

Badwater Pool

The salt flats can transform into shallow lakes briefly after rains.

Zabriskie Sunrise

Zabriskie Sunrise

The rising sun begins to light the distant Panamint Mountains while the multi-hued badlands of Zabriskie Point remain in shade.

Camping II

Camping II

Two campers set up at Mesquite Springs

Flood Damage to Road

Flood Damage to Road

A park employee inspects the broken pavement of a road damaged by floodwaters.

Marathon II

Marathon II

Marathoners race on the side of the road.

Horned Lizard II

Horned Lizard II

A horned lizard climbs up a sandy slope.

Muddy Water Fills the Pool

Muddy Water Fills the Pool

Mud and floodwater filled the pool at Scotty's Castle.

Mountains in Clouds II

Mountains in Clouds II

Clouds drift over rugged peaks, with sunlight splashing on some.

2016 Feb 6 wildflowers - Ashford 01

2016 Feb 6 wildflowers - Ashford 01

Desert Gold (Geraea canescens) covers all of the rocky hills near Ashford Mill.

Horseback Riding

Horseback Riding

A horseback tour travels near Furnace Creek.

Visitors with Dog

Visitors with Dog

Two visitors walk a dog on a park road.

Zabriskie Point

Zabriskie Point

Zabriskie is the most popular and iconic viewpoint in Death Valley. It is easily accessible along Highway 190.

Biking

Biking

A bicyclist rides through Twenty Mule Team Canyon