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Moo1966 wrote a review Feb 2020
Seattle, Washington43 contributions23 helpful votes
These sand dunes seem to just come out of now where, and are just beautiful. We dont have ATV’s but there were several people riding around. The southern ranger station (Buttercup, off I-8)) seems to be permanently closed, don’t know about the northern one. There were several RV’s at the camping area, and plenty of room for everyone to camp and play with their “toys”. We read about the Plank Road, which was very interesting. For us, it was just a short rest stop off I-8, but I can see why people would stay for a while and camp here. …
Date of experience: February 2020
63impala wrote a review Oct 2019
Boston614 contributions190 helpful votes
We stopped in the recreational area as we were trying to find the old Wood Plank Road. We found it but also enjoyed the beauty of the natural sand dunes. This is a great recreational area.
Date of experience: September 2019
Travelaj wrote a review Sep 2019
Salt Lake City, Utah56 contributions5 helpful votes
If you love sand & sand dunes, this is the most awesome place ever. Beautiful while soft spongie sand, just to sit or play in. Wear sun screen, hats and dust filters...to breath if you are following other ATV's.
Date of experience: January 2019
Bill B wrote a review Sep 2019
48 contributions8 helpful votes
I drive to California usually 2-3 times per year and once a year I visit the Imperial Sand Dunes. Each visit I see different free form dunes and of course I make every attempt to visit during the Golden Hour. I prefer hot summer visits because the number of visitors then is at very low numbers; Less footprints in the sand.…
Date of experience: August 2019
1 Helpful vote
frankb2017GSA wrote a review Sep 2019
Pittston, Pennsylvania4 contributions1 helpful vote
while traveling through Cali on mc a friend and I checked this place out, it was very windy and hot out.
Date of experience: February 2019