Death Valley National Park, despite its name, is hauntingly beautiful and offers visitors solitude and tranquility. About 800,000 visitors come to Death Valley National Park each year and you can be one of them. Take our quiz and learn about the attractions that this unusual park has to offer.
In which U.S. state is Death Valley National Park located?
What is the entrance fee per vehicle at Death Valley National Park in California?
Of the three visitor centers at Death Valley National Park, which shares its name with the star of Reds and Dick Tracy?
Beatty Information Center
Furnace Creek Visitor Center and Museum
Scotty's Castle Visitor Center and Museum
How many campgrounds are there at Death Valley National Park?
Which Death Valley resort is open all year round?
Peppermint Springs Resort
Spearmint Springs Resort
Panamint Springs Resort
Death Valley National Park has the lowest elevation in the Western Hemisphere at _____ below sea level.
282 feet (86 meters)
382 feet (116 meters)
482 feet (147 meters)
What is the average yearly rainfall at Death Valley National Park?
less than two inches
less than four inches
less than eight inches
In which desert landscape at Death Valley National Park can you see hundreds of arrowweed plant?
Which of the following terrains are found at Death Valley National Park?
both of the above
"Snowbirds" are vacationers that come south to escape the harsh northern winters. What do they love about Death Valley?
the solitude and tranquility
In which year was Death Valley National Park established?
Which types of wildlife can you see in Death Valley National Park?
In which desert is Death Valley National Park located?
the Mojave Desert
the Sonoran Desert
the Chihuahuan Desert
Which mountain range surrounds Death Valley National Park?
the Amargosa Range
the Panamint Range
both of the above
Summer temperatures at Death Valley National Park can rise to above _____ degrees.
110 degrees Fahrenheit (43.3 degrees Celsius)
120 degrees Fahrenheit (48.8 degrees Celsius)
130 degrees Fahrenheit (54.4degrees Celsius)
In Death Valley, the _____ constantly change shape as a result of the persistent desert winds.
The 5,475-foot (1669 meter) peak at _____ overlooks a breathtaking view of Death Valley.
Ubehebe Crater is the result of _____ that took place about 3,000 years ago.
a volcanic eruption
Which of the following was the largest mining community in Death Valley?
Which Chicago businessman built Scotty's Castle, a lavish mansion, at the foot of the Grapevine Mountains in Death Valley?