Texas Springs Campground is another large campground, primarilyy for RV and trailer camping within Death Valley National Park. The campground a mile of the Furnace Creek Ranch Resort and the Furnace Creek hotel. The campground is located in the hills above Furnace Creek and offers great views, sunsets and star gazing opportunities.
The campground is quite popular and despite its size, it can fill up. There is little under growth, and the camp sites proximity to each other can leave one to feel exposed.
Close to a lot of amenities in Furnace Creek, such as a store, borax museum & gas station, this campground offers a central location to scout out and explore Death Valley. This campground is located about 87 feet below sea level which and one of the lowest campgrounds in the world.
This campground is seasonal and only open from October to April each year. The high desert heat which can measure over 125F, would make this an unbearable location to camp in the summer months. The campground is maintained and operated by the National Park Service.
|Name||Texas Springs Campground|
|Location||Furnace Creek, Death Valley, California|
|Latitude, Longitude||36.459830, -116.856782|
|Elevation||-87 feet below sea level|
|Number of Sites||92 Total|
26 Tent Only
|Amenities||Water, flush toilets, picnic tables, a dump station and fire pits.|