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

These dunes, the highest in the state, are located near Death Valley.

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Well worth the LONG drive in

I have to believe the authorities leave the roads in such bad condition to limit who accesses the Dunes. Survive the 1-2 hour journey and you'll be thankful. The Dunes are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 5, 2016
GarryPy
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San Jose, California

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San Jose, California
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180 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

I have to believe the authorities leave the roads in such bad condition to limit who accesses the Dunes. Survive the 1-2 hour journey and you'll be thankful. The Dunes are magnificent. So calm, a zen experience. A memorable adventure. The Dunes are a lot closer from the campsite than you realise, What looks to be a 1 hour plus... More 

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Irvine, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

If you are tired with tourists and wanting to have a peaceful moments, you should consider to visit. The dunes are beautiful and way less visited than the famous parts of DV, Badwater for example. You can enjoy the view from the parking area or walk a little bit or climb to the top. Please keep in your mind, it's... More 

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Grass Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

Visited the dunes to photograph the endemic and Federally Threatened Eureka Dunes Evening Primrose (Oenothera californica ssp eurekensis). Two other endemic plant species are known only from these dunes. Entering Death Valley National Park from Big Pine one drives on a paved road for about 37 miles through a beautiful area, especially in the spring when the wildflowers are blooming.... More 

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959 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016 via mobile

Very scenic stop and the dunes are amazing. Coming from the south the concept of sand dunes in USA are intriguing. Definitely worth the Tim and effort to experience. Adequate parking.

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Reno, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

Headed to Death Valley over President's Day weekend to see the wild flowers but feared the crowds so went to Eureka Duns 1st. So glad I did. Came in from Big Pine. Much better road than from the main park. After turning off Big Pine/Death Valley road, the road has some rougher spots with larger rocks that I went slower... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

We went via death valley down the gravel road for 35 miles instead of the otherside - which was how we exited and will go the next time! But it is so worth it - so remote, so quite and the dunes are fabulous!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016

we went to see the sunset there and it was truly an amazing experience... the full moon made the experience unforgettable!

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Pleasanton, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 607 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

We just came back from there. First off, the latest news. if you coming from HWY-395, the road to the main Death Valley park is closed at Crater, so Eureka Dunes is pretty much the only place you can get to from the north. The road to the dunes is well maintained and graded, so we saw even people on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

#nature #view #roadtrip One of DV's various unique experiences, a definite do on the traveler's list.

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

The sand is unique and looks very dessert-ish. Picture dessert full of white sand mountains that's how it is. The heat is very strong as we are there during Sept. Bring along shades, hats, and sunscreen.

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