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Address: Central Death Valley near Stovepipe Wells, Death Valley National Park, CA

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Amazing spot in the middle of the park

The dunes are simply amazing in the early AM or near sunset. There seems to be a lot of foot traffic - but they are large enough that you can get some solitude if so desired.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
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Philly
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The dunes are simply amazing in the early AM or near sunset. There seems to be a lot of foot traffic - but they are large enough that you can get some solitude if so desired.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Approaching the dunes, they look rather unimpressive. Don't let that fool you, once you start the walk into the dune field, they are amazing, high and offer some great photo op's. The quiet you'll experience is also amazing. Distances are desceptive once you're out amongst the dunes. Overall, hightly recommended.....!

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Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I wish we would have had a chance to see it at sunrise also. We were there for a sunset. It's hard walking. But a spectacular sight.

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Henderson, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Can't miss the Sand Dunes on the drive to Mosaic Canyon. Absolutely beautiful with their shadows and deep blue sky! There is a great turn off where you can park and actually walk on the dunes! Don't miss it!

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

This isn't just sand piled in the middle of nowhere...it's an interesting environment. From the drive up it doesn't look like much but the closer you get the bigger it gets. Take along a beverage and spray on the sunscreen...it gets hotter the farther you get. If you get there early in the morning you're sure to see something besides... More 

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Pahrump, Nevada, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

If you go climbing and exploring in the sand dune, be sure to take water with you....distances can be deceptive in the desert and the climbing can be difficult as you sink in the sand. This is a beautiful area to explore and enjoy.

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Alfreton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Great place to go exploring. It can be difficult climbing the hills as you sink into the sand slide down. If you go off exploring be sure to take water with you.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is not far off from the main road and is very accessible. The dunes are deceptive, they don't look very big, but as you get closer, and see the tiny figures among the dunes, you realize how vast it really is. This landscape is how I always imagined a desert would look like, but it is eerily beautiful as... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Make sure you wonder a bit out to get closer to the dunes. It's a great place to experience and enjoy. The only bad part is getting the sand out of your shoes when you are done

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

These are not the biggest sand dune we have been to but they are great. It's fantastic to just roam about in them, and we didn't do this but I would recommend it's amazing at night to see the stars. Take water and watch out for wildlife.

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