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Furnace Creek Village, Death Valley National Park, CA
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#7 of 7 Speciality lodging in Death Valley National Park
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LegoAthos wrote a review Jun 2019
Nevada City, California107 contributions40 helpful votes
We camped here one night because the other campground was full. It was essentially a gravel parking lot. No tables, no firepit, no nothing. It would probably be fine for an RV or trailer camping, but for tent camping it was terrible.
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Date of stay: May 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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PWSmith2 wrote a review Sep 2018
Rancho Mirage, California43 contributions27 helpful votes
Decent stay in the Campground on my stip through Death Valley. Its desert, its dry and can be really hot. One night I was there the wind was 40-50 mph. That night was uncomfortable but otherwise, it was fine. Primitive Campground which is what I prefer Bathrooms, Dump station, water available. Good location for exploring that part of Death Valley. The Furnace Creek area has some nice things, gift shop, information from the Park Service.
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Date of stay: February 2018
Trip type: Travelled solo
Room Tip: Best in an RV, wind can make staying in tents uncomfortable.
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Ron P wrote a review Mar 2018
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho429 contributions196 helpful votes
Our fault because we had no reservations so we ended up at the Sunset campground. No hook-ups but water and sewer available. Make sure you have a broom because the dust becomes a huge problem. Death Valley is a great place but it seems that maintenance is lacking especially considering the costs associated with entrance
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Date of stay: December 2017
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
92399 wrote a review Feb 2018
Yucaipa, California18 contributions9 helpful votes
Sunset campground is a natural gravel campground. With 200 plus spaces you can pick your own space. No reservations are needed, no hookups. There are clean restrooms with flush toilets scattered around and also large water stations for doing dishes, and for drinking water. A dump station and drinking water is within the campground for trailers or motor homes. Tents are welcome. Across the street is a resort that offers showers for a small fee. Camping fees can be paid at a kiosk in the campground or across the street at the visitors center. $14 per night. Very crowded on holidays.
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Date of stay: February 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
michiberli wrote a review Jan 2018
Berlin, Germany320 contributions117 helpful votes
We arrived late in the evening and parked our camper van overnight at the nearest campground available which was Sunset Campground. Since the campground is located on a plain with no protection from the sun or (what was worse) the strong winds, we experienced a sleepless night since the wind pushed constantly against the vehicle. The next day we discovered Furnace Creek Campground a little further across the road and immediately switched places. It offers scrubs and trees and is generally much better looked after.
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Date of stay: November 2017Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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United StatesCaliforniaInyo CountyDeath Valley National Park
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sunset Campground
Which popular attractions are close to Sunset Campground?
Nearby attractions include Zabriskie Point (6.9 km), Artist's Drive (0.3 km), and Artists Palette (0.8 km).
What are some restaurants close to Sunset Campground?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Inn at Death Valley Dining, Last Kind Words Saloon, and The 19th Hole.
Are pets allowed at Sunset Campground?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Sunset Campground?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Harmony Borax Works (1.9 km), Charcoal Kilns (0.3 km), and Eureka Mine (0.3 km).