Owens Lake

You can make out where Owens lake used to be on the drive between Lone Pine and Death Valley National Park. The lake has been dry since 1924, when its waters were diverted to the city of Los Angeles. There’s nothing to stop for here – but if you’re confused by why your map shows […]

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Scotty’s Castle

Scotty’s Castle is closed due to flood damage, with reopening not expected until 2019. Note that Scotty’s Castle is a significant detour off the main CA-190 road through the park, so be aware of extra driving time. Hidden in the green oasis of Grapevine Canyon in far northern Death Valley, the Death Valley Ranch, or […]

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