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Central Death Valley near Stovepipe Wells, Death Valley National Park, CA 92328
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I never thought I would enjoy walking through the sand dunes but I did. If you look at the texture of the sand, you will find you can walk on fairly solid ground. We walked out about a half mile and I didn’t even get any sand in my loafers.
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If you have kids, hold a $5 bill in the air and say, "First one to the top of the highest dune gets this." You'll have a hour of peace and quiet and worn out kids. Well worth $5.
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They are INCREDIBLE and so dang fun!  Yes, there is sand everywhere when you're done but it's such a great experience to be on top of a real sand dune!  My kids ages 17-7 all quoted this as one of their favorite parts of our entire six day road trip!  Lots of parking (for both
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We spent about 90 minutes walking the dunes and loved every minute. Distances are hard to judge, so be careful. You could find yourself with a long hard walk back to you car.
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What a disappointment of what I remembered as fantastic 30 years ago -- this is the favorite (perhaps "only"?) spot for tourists driving down from Vegas to "see the desert". Trash flying, sandwiches eaten on the spot, just an awful experience, and it was only 11am. Rangers
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