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Death Valley Update: Echo Canyon, Hole in the Wall, Cottonwood Canyon, Marble Canyon and Greenwater Valley open for camping with permit

Echo Canyon, Hole in the Wall, Cottonwood Canyon, Marble Canyon and Greenwater Valley open for camping with permit 

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NPS employee using a dozer to clear Cottonwood Canyon Road. NPS photo

DEATH VALLEY, Calif. – Death Valley National Park continues to repair and reopen flood-damaged roads. Roadside camping and backpacking is now available along Echo Canyon Road, Hole in the Wall Road, Cottonwood Canyon Road, Marble Canyon Road, and Greenwater Valley Road (aka Furnace Creek Wash Road).

The free, mandatory camping permits are available at Furnace Creek Visitor Center, same day only.

Inyo County graded Greenwater Valley Road. The adjoining Deadman Pass and Gold Valley Roads are open, but have not been maintained. Conditions in Gold Valley Road may be challenging even for vehicles with 4×4 high clearance.

National Park Service (NPS) and NPS contractors used a bulldozers and graders to repair flood damage to Echo Canyon, Hole in the Wall, Cottonwood Canyon, and Marble Canyon Roads.

www.nps.gov/deva-  

Death Valley National Park is the homeland of the Timbisha Shoshone and preserves natural resources, cultural resources, exceptional wilderness, scenery, and learning experiences within the nation’s largest conserved desert landscape and some of the most extreme climate and topographic conditions on the planet. Learn more at www.nps.gov/deva.  

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