5 Best Places to Camp In Or Near

Death Valley in a Van or RV

The time you bring your family together, sit the kids down, and tell them that you’re finally taking them to the happiest place on Earth.

Okay, so Death Valley might not be everyone’s idea of a good time, but if you want to experience the otherworldly beauty of one of the harshest deserts on Earth.

Best of all, though, you can tough it out in extreme conditions during the day and then escape back to civilization at night, thanks to the camping spots on this list.

Despite its foreboding name and formidable reputation, Death Valley can be an incredible place for campers to visit.

Furnace Creek Campground — Best RV Park in Death Valley This site is big, beautiful, and the perfect spot to branch out to other campgrounds in the area

Thorndike Campground — Best Campground for Beating the Heat This elevated area is one of the coolest spots in the park (literally) — but it can be dangerous in the winter

Stovepipe Wells Village — Best RV Campground Outside Death Valley While not part of the park itself, this campground offers a bit more civilization than what you’ll find inside

From the Best RV Park in Death Valley to Best Amenities in an RV Park, we got you covered! Swipe up for the full guide.