Furnace Creek Campground

Death Valley National Park

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Death Valley National Park
Death Valley, CA 92328
760-786-3200
Reservations: 877-444-6777
Official Website

GPS: 36.4639, -116.8691

Last Price Paid: $36
Number of Sites: 136
Pad Type: asphalt
Reservations: Yes
Elevation: -240 ft
Max Length: 35 ft
Tent Camping: Yes

17 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise

Cell Phone Coverage

1bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
3bars
Verizon 3G
2bars
Verizon Voice Only
4bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
4bars
AT&T 3G
0bars
Sprint
2bars
T-Mobile 3G
3bars
T-Mobile Voice Only
Weboost
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2N1E_OJ

25 Airstream Flying Cloud
2017 Ford F250
1 review
Nightly rate: $36
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 45

2N1E_OJ would stay here again

“Great campground central to DV attractions”

Reviewed Nov 15, 2018

Overall Rating

Loved the full hookup including 50amp plugs. Site as 89 ft long paved pad with gravel area that has picnic table and fire ring. No shades, but is on the outer side of loop so has a little bit of privacy towards the back. Also stayed one night on site 24, with no hookups. Pad is 54 feet long, with camp neighbors on sides and back. ... more

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2bars
T-Mobile 3G

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2WanderAway - Sha...
Bend, OR
31 Winnebago Sightseer
2014 Jeep Wrangler
64 reviews
Nightly rate: $22
Days stayed: 5

2WanderAway - Shannon would stay here again

“Great Launching Pad For Adventures”

Reviewed Nov 07, 2018

Overall Rating

We met up with friends and enjoyed an amazing adventure. We wished for plug-ins but there are only a few in the park. The sites are level, large and clean. Each site has a picnic table and fire ring. There is almost no shade in the park, which did create a problem for us. The park is walking distance to the visitor center. We spe... more

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1bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
2bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

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JimJames
Sparks, NV
40 Grand Design Momentum 350M
2017 GMC 3500
12 reviews
Nightly rate: $22
Days stayed: 4
Site Number: 81

JimJames would stay here again

“Best option in the park”

Reviewed Nov 02, 2018

Overall Rating

This campground is likely the best option in the park. Good roads with level paved spots and there is a dump station with potable water. Some of the sites have electric but most are dry. Some scrub trees and the bathrooms are clean. (no showers) Site lengths vary from 25' to 80+' so if you reserve in advance, you should be able to ... more

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3bars
Verizon 3G

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4 reviews
Days stayed: 4
Site Number: 182

On the Loose would stay here again

“Perfect location”

Reviewed May 26, 2018

Overall Rating

Stayed here in my pop up tent trailer. Got very cold at night but pleasant for day hiking. We were right next to the visitors center and enjoyed the evening programs. Paid the $5 to use the pool which was perfectly warm and a treat. Bathrooms were clean and water/trash stationary available.

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0bars
Verizon

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Teddi & Roger
Kent, WA
33 National Trop-i-cal T330
2007 Honda CRV
119 reviews
Nightly rate: $36
Days stayed: 6
Site Number: 69

Teddi & Roger would stay here again

“Green in the desert! Great location to explore Death Valley National Park and a limited number of FHU spots to make Death Valley’s triple digit temps bearable.”

Reviewed May 01, 2018

Overall Rating

I’d like to say it was pure genius, but it was really just great luck that we arrived at Furnace Creek Campground on April 16th – the day the entire campground switched over to first come/first served. We arrived early on a Monday and scored a full-hookup pull-through that was our happy home for the next 6 nights. If you need hooku... more

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4bars
Verizon 3G

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Gone Streamin'

27 Airstream International Signature
2017 Ford F-150
14 reviews
Nightly rate: $25
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 76

Gone Streamin' would stay here again

“Best spot in Death Valley!”

Reviewed Feb 07, 2018

Overall Rating

Our rate reflects the discount we get with the Lifetime Access Pass. I was pleasantly surprised! We were in Death Valley first and foremost because my husband and a friend ran in the half marathon/marathon. The race started right in Furnace Creek, so I booked a spot at the Furnace Creek campground right when it came available on re... more

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4000 Rivets
Pocatello, ID
30 Airstream International Signature
12 reviews
Nightly rate: $22
Days stayed: 6
Site Number: 13 and 61
“Conveniently located, a nice place to explore Death Valley.”

Reviewed Dec 18, 2017

Overall Rating

This was a good campground, centrally located in the southern part of Death Valley. Paved roads and level parking pads, everything else is dirt and rock. Lots of sunshine for our solar! The campground has a dump station with potable water. The park has very few full hookup spots (and advanced reservations are required), we were dry... more

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1bars
Verizon 3G

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The Free Five

40 Newmar All-Star
14 reviews
Nightly rate: $22
Days stayed: 6
Site Number: 85

The Free Five would stay here again

“Great Campground in the center of the National Park”

Reviewed Dec 09, 2017

Overall Rating

This campground is all about location, which is important to see a park as big as this one. There is a large variety of sites available from tent sites up to big-rigs. Most is dry camping however - the electric sites are by reservation only and are usually reserved months in advance. Most areas do allow generator use however, from ... more

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
4bars
AT&T 3G
0bars
Sprint
4bars
Verizon Voice Only
3bars
T-Mobile Voice Only

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3 reviews
Nightly rate: $16
Days stayed: 1

Timm would stay here again

“Nice spot not far from the visitor centre ”

Reviewed Sep 27, 2017

Overall Rating

Perfect for exploring the valley. Arrived around 6pm late September, no reservation - paid with the auto machine at the gate and found a site. Loads of spaces available.

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Ride, Dive and Be...
Livingston, TX
44 Tiffin Allegro Bus 43QRP plus Hydralift
2016 Subaru Crosstrek
13 reviews
Nightly rate: $25
Days stayed: 6
Site Number: 77

Ride, Dive and Be Murray would stay here again

“Full hookups and convenient location for exploring Death Valley”

Reviewed May 17, 2017

Overall Rating

Death Valley is huge. It's the biggest national park in the lower 48. Since we wanted to have enough time to explore, we really wanted to stay in the park. Being centrally located made it so we got to see pretty much everything we wanted to in our week there. We arrived on a Wednesday about lunchtime the first week of May, when it's fi... more

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2bars
Verizon Voice Only

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Hookups:
  • 50 Amp
  • 30 Amp
  • 20 Amp
  • water
  • dry camping
  • sewer
  • Full Hookups
Site Amenities:
  • big rig
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
  • pull thru
Facilities:
  • dump station
  • recycle
  • restrooms: flush
  • trash
  • water available
Pets:
  • pets

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