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 Friday, September 10th, 2021        

Today Sunny. Highs 84 to 87 in the mountains, 113 to 116 at Furnace Creek. South winds 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 20 mph in the afternoon. 
Tonight Mostly clear. Lows 64 to 67 in the mountains, 89 to 92 at Furnace Creek. South winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the evening. 
Saturday Sunny. Highs 84 to 87 in the mountains, 112 to 115 at Furnace Creek. South winds 5 to 15 mph. 
Sat Night Clear. Lows 64 to 67 in the mountains, around 90 at Furnace Creek. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph. 
Sunday Sunny. Highs 86 to 89 in the mountains, 113 to 116 at Furnace Creek. South winds 5 to 15 mph. 

Sunrise: 6:23 AM     Sunset: 6:58 PM           

YESTERDAY – 09/09/2021    
Observed    Average    Record    
High 118°F/48°C 109°F/43°C   120°F/49°C (1923) 
Low 98°F/37°C 79°F/26°C   62°F/17°C (1924) 
Precip 0.00″ 0.00″   0.23″ (2013) 

VISITOR SERVICES:               

Furnace Creek Visitor CenterOPEN 8:00AM-5:00PM                                   

Stovepipe Wells Ranger Station: CLOSED                                                        

ROAD CLOSURES:                                                                                                               

Scotty’s Castle Road: Grapevine Canyon section CLOSED; no access to NV 267/US 95.    

Twenty Mule Team Canyon: CLOSED           


Furnace Creek Campground: OPEN (Group sites CLOSED)                                  

Sunset Campground: CLOSED for summer                                                                

Texas Springs Campground:  CLOSED for summer                                                                

Stovepipe Wells Campground:  CLOSED for summer                                                              

Mesquite Spring Campground:  OPEN                                                 

Emigrant Campground:  OPEN                                                               

Wildrose Campground:  OPEN                                                               

Thorndike & Mahogany Flat Campgrounds: OPEN                                                               

Homestake Dry Camp, Saline Valley and Eureka Dunes Campgrounds: OPEN                       

LOCAL RESORT INFORMATION:                                                                              

Stovepipe Wells Resort: Hotel and RV campground are open. Pool open. Shower passes available. Dine-in and take-out food available at the Toll Road Restaurant Breakfast: 7am-10am, Lunch and Dinner: 11am-8pm. General store open 7am-8pm with regular gas sales available 24/7(CC pay at the pump).          

The Oasis (Xanterra): Lodging open at the Ranch and Inn. Shower passes available for a fee.  General store open: 8am-8pm. Breakfast: 6:30am-10am, Lunch: 11am-2pm, Dinner: 4pm-9pm, Bar food 3-9 all available at the Saloon. Gas station window hours 10:00am-4:30pm.            

Panamint Springs Resort: Gas station store open 8am-8pm, fuel 24 hours. Campground and motel open. Restaurant open Thurs-Sat until 8pm.                                                

SIERRA NEVADA PASSES:                                                                                           

Tioga Pass (SR120): OPEN (Reservations required to enter Yosemite National Park)              

Sonora Pass (SR108): OPEN                                                                

Ebbetts Pass (SR4): OPEN               

Monitor Pass (SR89): CLOSED from the west junction of SR 88 to the junction of US 50             

Carson Pass (SR88): CLOSED from Peddler Hill (Amador CO) to the north junction of SR 89   


Consistent with CDC guidance regarding areas of substantial or high transmission, ALL individuals regardless of vaccination status, are required to wear a mask inside park buildings.    

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