Death Valley fees waived for NPS anniversary

Death Valley  fees waived for NPS anniversaryDEATH VALLEY, CA – Death Valley National Park’s standard entrance fees will be waived on Sunday, Aug. 25. This fee waiver is being done to encourage people to visit national parks on the National Park Service’s 103rd birthday.

Superintendent Mike Reynolds is particularly excited about how this fee-ree day can benefit people living in the communities surrounding Death Valley National Park. “If you’ve been waiting for just the right nudge to visit Death Valley, this fee waiver is it,” he said. “It’s a great time to come and see the park!”

Sunday’s temperatures are likely to be above 115° F at Badwater, but will be in the low 90s at higher elevations, such as Dante’s View.

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Pictured: Visitors gather in Badwater Basin, located in Death Valley — Photo by Kurt Moses

Story First Published: 2019-08-23