What intrigues you about Death Valley?
For many people, Death Valley has been thought of as a barren landscape that offers little to no resources. For others, Death Valley has offered the prospect of success and wealth in the form of raw materials. Intrigued by precious minerals like gold and borax, people have been prospecting in the Death Valley area for over a hundred years. Here, you can learn about some of the people who not only tried to find their wealth in Death Valley, but who also ultimately found a life and home.
Last updated: April 7, 2023