In celebration of the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary, Xanterra Parks & Resorts is a proud participant in the National Park Foundation’s “Find Your Park” campaign, which encourages every American to get out and explore the National Park System. It’s about making great connections, exploring amazing places, discovering open spaces, enjoying affordable vacations and enhancing America’s best idea—the national parks! Together we can connect and create the next generation of park visitors, supporters and advocates.

2016 marked the Centennial of the National Park Service, but did you know that The Oasis at Death Valley has been hosting guests in Death Valley long before it was designated as a National Park?

The U.S. Borax company opened the Inn at Furnace Creek on February 1, 1927 with 12 guest rooms. Six years later, President Franklin Roosevelt established Death Valley as a National Monument. Finally in 1994, sixty-seven years after the Inn at Death Valley opened its doors; Congress established Death Valley as a National Park.

historic Furnace Creek Inn pool 1937


Find Your Park With Xanterra

We are privileged to operate in some of the finest National Parks in the country. Plan your next national park trip to Yellowstone, Zion, Crater Lake, Glacier, Death Valley and more. Let us help you find your park!


Let the Experts Guide You

Austin Adventures, part of the Xanterra family, has been recognized as the #1 tour operator in national parks. If you’re looking for an all-inclusive vacation, their decades of experience ensure you’ll enjoy the best the parks have to offer. With active adventure-packed itineraries to great national parks like Yellowstone, Glacier, Bryce/Zion, Yosemite, Alaska and more, you can experience trips of a lifetime with our award-winning Austin Adventures.

Special deals to help you Find Your Park

Fee Free Days 2017
During 2017, the entrance fee to Death Valley National Park and the nation’s other National Parks and Monuments will be waived on the following days:

  • January 16 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • February 20 – Presidents Day
  • April 15-16 & 22-23 – National Park Week Weekends
  • August 25 – National Park Service Birthday (and following weekend)
  • September 30 – National Public Lands Day
  • November 11-12 – Veterans Day Weekend