Sunset Campground is another large, flat parking lot campground primary for RV camping located near Furnace Creek in Death Valley National Park, California. The Campground is with a mile of the Furnace Creek Ranch Resort and the Furnace Creek hotel.
Although close to a lot of amenities in Furnace Creek, such as a store, borax museum & gas station the camping experience is like camping in a parking lot. The campground rarely fills to capacity and this is probably due to its layout and almost a complete lack of vegetation.
The campground is a large, flat, gravel clearing. The campsites are marked off and numbers by chalk. Earlier reports had the campground at 270 sites which is now marked down to 230. undoubtably to make it seem more open. This location is best suited for RV and trailer camping. This is a wonderful location for sky gazers who seek a clear night sky with little light pollution.
Sunset campground contains 230 camp sites. There are two group fire rings in the camp. No personal fire grates or charcoal grills are allowed. Gas burning stoves are permitted.
|Location||Furnace Creek, Death Valley National Park, California|
|Latitude, Longitude||36.461059, -116.863386|
|Elevation||-160 feet below sea level|
|Amenities||Dump station, flush toilets, water availale|