Death Valley National Park Album
The east entrance into the park
There is one oasis in the
park--Furnace Creek.
The temperature was in the 90's
even though it was early spring.
The elevation at this point was 100
feet below sea level
A borax mine had
wagons displayed
A mine of the Forty Mule Train
Borax company
Death Valley NP Visitor Center at
Furnace Creek
Death Valley NP is located northwest of Las Vegas.  It covers 3.4
million acres and is visited by 868,000 visitors a year.  The lowest
level in the park is 282 feet below sea level.
The creeks were all dry.  A land of
snakes and struggling vegetation.
Scenery driving through the park