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Sand Mountain

Address: NV
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Ranked #396 of 593 Attractions in Nevada
Type: Geologic Formations, Mountains, Outdoors
Activities: Four-wheeling
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Owner description: Sand mountain is one of only three "booming" dunes.
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San Francisco, California
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111 reviews 111 reviews
23 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

If this was off limits to ATVs it would be a fantastic place. Tire tracks all over the dunes. We were lucky there were very few people there. I would imagine on a crowded weekend it would be a mess. There was quite a bit of debris littering the area and on the dunes. Certainly not pristine. The dunes are... More

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Sacramento, California
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237 reviews 237 reviews
98 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This is a giant pile of sand that is loads of fun. On weekends, you'll find lots of ATV's crawling the mountain. There are restrooms and lots of parking, but if you don't have 4WD, be careful, as it's easy to get stuck in the deeper sand. There is no fee on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and those days are usually... More

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Valrico, Florida
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211 reviews 211 reviews
147 attraction reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Drove out the 23 miles from Fallon on Hwy 50 and took a walk about the place. Definitely a huge pile of sand. I would describe it as an ATV driver's dream. Place is located in a remote area so there is no water though it has several restroom facilities. Camping is allowed and a 7-day pass is $40. As... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

I spent the last week camping at Sand Mountain and had a blast on side by sides. There were many families. In addition to the mountain there is aa great place for kids to ride their dirt bikes or quads, I saw kids as young as 5 riding on a safe but fun track. Bathrooms are "nice outhouses". You need... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

Great place for off road vehicles 2 wheels or 4. Fun camping at night with open fire pits and bbqing. Pets welcome. No hook ups. Fee at the gate per vehicle reasonable.

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Enid, Oklahoma
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2011

I grew up in Fallon, went to Sand mountain lots of times with the church when I was little. One of my little sisters reached the top, came running down, fell and went rolling, hahahaha, and the sand went to singing!!!! Talk about running!!! lol, We all did!!!! The stories we were told is, There is a Lion buried under... More

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