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Address: Death Valley National Park, CA
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Description: These dunes, the highest in the state, are located near Death Valley.

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Classic desert sand dune system that you can walk on and play with. Just remember to take water with you and remember where your car was - you really don't want to explore too far... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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York, United Kingdom

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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Classic desert sand dune system that you can walk on and play with. Just remember to take water with you and remember where your car was - you really don't want to explore too far and get lost or dehydrated!

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WSM, United Kingdom.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

The dunes were just down from where we were staying in Death Valley and we decided to visit them one evening after dinner, when it was slightly cooler. We had the added entertainment of a research team there collecting insects in traps they had set up, so what we expected to be a short visit lasted until well after sun... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Long drive and the road has washouts but the dunes are really cool and it was worth the drive. It was so empty.

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Odense, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Nice sand dunes! Bring your shoes or burn your feet! It's hot in there so be careful....if you are lucky there might be a rattle snake waiting for you!

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Sonoma, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

I rolled down the dunes yelling, "AS YOU WISH" and giggling like a little girl. The dunes were beautiful. They are not an easy hike up but they are worth it. Every-time you go they are different. Sometimes they even sing an eerie song. If you go on the dunes, be careful to protect your electronics.

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Gold Coast, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This was a highlight of Death Valley. Hot sand dunes that were magnificent and huge. They were close and an easy walk from the car park to enjoy and get great pictures.There are warning signs of heat and snakes but we were out in the open and the view was beautiful.

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

My son and I (15 years old) went there to take some photos of the milky way behind the dudes, and the dunes themselves. They are spectacular - but the location is also spectacular. They are in a remote corner, down a very very bumpy "road". Average speed on the last 10-miles was about 10 mph. The drive in from... More 

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Kensington, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Go in the early morning or late afternoon to see the fantastic shadowing of the ripples in the sand. The dunes look much larger than they are so it can be really fun to pick out a "distance" ridge or dune peak and then make it there in 15-30 min.

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San Bruno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Well worth the long, bumpy drive to get to this unique location! Tall and magnificent sand dunes rising up from the valley floor, flanked by mountains. Our two kids, 5 and 3, and we had a wonderful 2 days and 2 nights here in late March. Weather was temperate, sunrises and sunsets were spectacular, and the dunes were like an... More 

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Rockford, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Walking to and on the dunes was one of the highlights of our visit to this national park. We weren't aware until after we visited this spot that pets were not permitted, and I will say that our dog had a blast running on the dunes but behaving admirably.

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Address: Death Valley National Park, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Death Valley National Park

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