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Address: Central Death Valley near Stovepipe Wells, Death Valley National Park, CA
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What an amazing experience. I've been to sand dunes in Kitty Hawk, but these were impressive. Sun was strong and air was cool. Wore a wool base layer over a tshirt and ended up in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What an amazing experience. I've been to sand dunes in Kitty Hawk, but these were impressive. Sun was strong and air was cool. Wore a wool base layer over a tshirt and ended up in the tshirt. Hiking the dunes is cool. The area is big enough if you want to go off the beaten path for a more solitude... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We just took a quick stop - it simply was too hot to wander around. But it offers some great views still

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State College, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed at the nearby Stovepipe Wells, making it easy for us to get up early and get out to the dunes for sunrise. While we didn't see any animal tracks, we did see a bride and groom taking early morning wedding pictures!

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Lyndhurst, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Powder soft golden sand swept into beautiful dunes kissed by the California sun... a must on your drive through to Death Valley! But keep your camera clear of the sand as it really is like powder and gets everywhere.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This can actually be pretty fun if you plan ahead. There are some wicked steep dunes you can slide down with a makeshift sled from cardboard the kids would love. They literally could spend hours upon hours here. I had to drag mine out...this was probably the highlight of the trip for them oddly enough. Sunset is beautiful! Make sure... More 

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Kushalnagar, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

very pretty place It starts out crowded near the parking lot, but traffic and footprints decrease the further you are in so you begin to see the patterns in the sand Especially later in the day, the dunes cast shadows making it very picturesque I would highly recommend going out to the highest dune (it's about 1mi but feels longer... More 

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Davis, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Out of nowhere there is a lot of sand and lots of sand dunes. To climb up a sand dune it is a lot of walking, specially if its hot, so be careful. Overall, a nice enough stop on the way.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited before sunset, lots of people come to enjoy the view and all sand has human traces everywhere. It is very beautiful to stay and relax watching dunes. But it impossible to make a good picture without any human being on the back or on the side. Sunset - was nice but not the best as sun goes behind the... More 

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Fullerton, Ca, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited in late November when the temperature was in the low 60's. Very easy access - parking lot on North side of 190 just East of Stovepipe village. Lots of parking and only about 25-30 people there when we stopped. They were spread out among the dunes, You can just park and easily walk to the beginning of the dunes... More 

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Bayonne, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is recommended to go either earlier in the morning or later in the evening to have fewer people around. We went just an hour before sunset. No specific trails. You are free to walk around anywhere. Many people at the front. Crowd gets much thinner as you go deeper. Fewer footsteps on dunes if you go farther. We walked... More 

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