Death Valley National Park, California

Stovepipe Wells--No Hookups (NPS Campground)

Death Valley National Park, California



Death Valley National Park, California
Phone: (760) 786-3200

Sites: 190
Recent Rate: $6 2/2015

Latitude: 36.6068402276634
Longitude: -117.148002684116

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites no
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers no
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter no
  • RV Wash RV Wash no
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip yes
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking yes
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) no
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) no
  • Water Water no
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar yes
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) yes
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field no
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games no
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake no
  • Pond Pond no
  • River River no
  • Creek Creek no
  • Ocean Ocean no
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

Review Details

Ratings overview

10 Reviews

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Wereapair

Review Count: 15
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: February, 2015 - $6.00
Overall Rating:      

Giant gravel lot. No hook-ups, no shade. Basically just a place to park. We camped at Stovepipe Wells--No Hookups (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

Food and gas, trinket store, etc. available across the road. Good jumping off spot to see the park.

      Value

      Campsite

      Cleanliness

Clean Restrooms

Clean Showers

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SKP

Review Count: 28
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: February, 2015 - $6.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice location for exploring central Death Valley. Quiet and spacious. All gravel and mostly level sites. Tent camping at the front and rear of the park, RV sites in the center. Can't beat the price with the senior discount! We camped at Stovepipe Wells--No Hookups (NPS Campground) in a Tent Trailer.

      Value

Clean Restrooms

Clean Showers

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saturn7

Review Count: 134
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: April, 2014 - $6.00
Overall Rating:      

Used the senior rate to get half price at this campsite. Just wanted to correct another posting that the sites were very wide and would accommodate our awning and slides without getting into our neighbor's spot. There were parking stripes to show how wide your spot was and I think the previous writer must have misunderstood or not seen the markings. This was a quiet campground, basically a parking lot as stated before. We camped at Stovepipe Wells--No Hookups (NPS Campground) in a Fifth Wheel.

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TheSchweitzers

Review Count: 172
States Visited: 26
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: February, 2014 - $12.00
Overall Rating:      

A large gravel parking lot, that is Stovepipe Wells NPS campground. We liked it here for the very quietness at night and the wonderful views. Also a good place to go on excursions exploring Death Valley. Sites are spacious but offer no shade nor privacy. But since only a few campers were here that was not a problem. The private park with hookups is on the same lot and RVs there were packed like sardines. Fire pits and picnic tables only on the tent sites. Some leveling equipment is needed. Dump is on the way out. Potable water at the washrooms or the dump. Cannot comment on the washrooms, we did not use them. Surprisingly low prices in the store (except for gas) where you can buy some basic groceries. Across the street is a hotel which offers free WiFi. You can sit on the porch. Slow but reliable and good enough for checking emails or browsing a few websites. No Verizon reception here. We also spent a few nights in Furnace Creek, but would choose Stovepipe Wells over FC when we come back. The quietness, some basic free WiFi and a lower price trumps the more central location of FC for us. We camped at Stovepipe Wells--No Hookups (NPS Campground) in a Fifth Wheel.

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tajmahaulers

Review Count: 24
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: January, 2014 - $6.00
Overall Rating:      

A nice central, cheap place to dry camp and see Death Valley and nearby Rhyolite and Beatty, Nevada. For $4 you can swim and take a hot bath across the road at the motel. It's worth the drive (30 miles) to Beatty for gas/fuel. If you go to Beatty have breakfast at Mel's Diner: cheap and great food, really great food and more than I could eat for $7.95. We camped at Stovepipe Wells--No Hookups (NPS Campground) in a Truck Camper.

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LM&TinView

Review Count: 28
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: November, 2013 - $6.00
Overall Rating:      

Hard to beat $6 rate for us old guys. Since we have solar, water and a dump are all we really need. There are overpriced ($5) showers available at the motel across the road, but we passed. What I love about this CG is the total lack of any cell or data signals (except satellite.) The only downside is the fine layer of dust and grit that covers everything but, if that bothers you, don't camp in the desert! The host is a great guy. We camped at Stovepipe Wells--No Hookups (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

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Ed Hamilton

Review Count: 12
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: November, 2013 - $6.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a dry campground with no hookups. It is nothing more than a huge gravel parking lot, that if full, would be very close neighbors indeed. You might not be able to open slides they are that close. No tables, no fire pits, Fortunately, it was lightly occupied with perhaps 40 or so RV's. There is a general store and restaurant within easy walking distance. Also, a gas station if you want to pay $5 gallon regular. $6 camping fee is the senior rate. We camped at Stovepipe Wells--No Hookups (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

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TheJim

Review Count: 246
States Visited: 33
Helpful Reviews: 18

Date of Stay: March, 2013 - $6.00
Overall Rating:      

The rate reflects a 50% discount with a Senior Pass. This campground is basically a large parking lot in the desert. The only reason that it gets a high rating is because it is in beautiful Death Valley National Park. There is a dump station and fresh drinking water. There is also a restroom with flush toilets, but there are no showers. Only the tent sites have picnic tables. The campground is open from October through April. Satellite is not a problem since there are no trees. Neither our Verizon phone nor our data card picked up a signal. There is a small store next door and a bar and restaurant. There is also a gas station that had significantly cheaper gas than at Furnace Creek. Since we love Death Valley, we would definitely stay here again. We camped at Stovepipe Wells--No Hookups (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

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Gammie

Review Count: 3
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: January, 2011 - $12.00
Overall Rating:      

So much to see and do and so little time!! This park is clean and tidy. Staff is very friendly and efficient! We camped at Stovepipe Wells--No Hookups (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

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Spantz

Review Count: 43
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: November, 2008 - $12.00
Overall Rating:      

Very basic campground run by the NPS. Pay at the kiosk. All sites are big and was almost empty on the holiday weekend. Close to the center of the park. We camped at Stovepipe Wells--No Hookups (NPS Campground) in a Travel Trailer.

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