We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Mr-GGs-Monahans-Sand-Hills

The park entry fee is reasonable. There are camping and picnicking facilities. Be prepared for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gerald G
,
Spring, United States
Small but interesting

This is a small state park that protects an interesting area of sandunes. A small but informative... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2018
Sarracenia
,
Norman, Oklahoma
via mobile
Read all 167 reviews
122
All photos (122)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
About
Nearly 4,000 acres of sand dunes with activities including "surfing", camping, hiking, picnicking and bird and wildlife watching.
Contact
Interstate 20 and Exit Mile Marker #86, Box 1738, Monahans, TX 79756
Website
+1 915-943-2092
Call
Reviews (167)
Filter reviews
163 results
Traveller rating
74
64
16
8
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
74
64
16
8
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviews sand dunes covered picnic tables animal tracks interesting critters texas bucket list visitor center bring plenty of water great exercise great fun rv sites full hookups per adult big bend whole family discs sledding sleds
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 163 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love to camp out there, it’s the perfect time of year for it. I’ve been going there all of my life, for birthdays, for campouts. It’s so much fun!

Thank dgreen621
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The park entry fee is reasonable. There are camping and picnicking facilities. Be prepared for fine size sand in your shoes.

Thank Gerald G
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

This is a small state park that protects an interesting area of sandunes. A small but informative visitor center, a short trail and a small campground are part of this park amenities. The campground has all electric sites and there are showers. Interesting vegetation including...More

Thank Sarracenia
Reviewed 22 July 2018

We were traveling with 8 and 10 year old children. We went first thing in the morning while it was still somewhat cool and had the place almost to ourselves. The kids had wonderful fun surfing the dunes on the plastic saucers that we rented...More

Thank Mayelle12
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Interesting place with decent w/e camping. Only about a half dozen sites occupied on a Saturday night

Thank Allen V
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

We spend one night in our RV on our way through west TX. Level RV sites. Clean restrooms. Even as an adult I had fun playing on the sand dunes, until the wind kicked up and chased me inside. Definitely will stay there again if...More

1  Thank Virginia K
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

This is the first Texas state park we have ever stayed at and I have to say it is one of the finest state parks we have ever stayed in. The park personnel are fabulous and friendly as can be, helpful to the nth degree....More

1  Thank rodneytherock
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Nice place to stop by. Close to the interstate. Friendly staff. Sand dunes are beautiful. Will come back again.

Thank Karen K
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Had always heard about the Monahan's Sandhills since I was a child, but had never been there. While visiting family, decided to see some things in Texas that we had missed while growing up here. We were nearby and made a special trip to Midland-Odessa...More

1  Thank HoopFL
Reviewed 16 April 2018

We had a great time climbing the sand dunes. It's pretty hard to believe these dunes are in the middle of West Texas, but they are. The park is easy to find. Park rangers were well-informed and helpful. Lots of people came to sand surf....More

Thank mmmrun81
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 8 nearby hotels
La Quinta Inn & Suites Monahans
75 reviews
10.78 km away
Americas Best Value Inn
28 reviews
11.69 km away
Microtel Inn and Suites by Wyndham Monahans
58 reviews
12.02 km away
Comfort Inn & Suites Monahans
37 reviews
12.25 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 23 nearby restaurants
The Jazz Cafe
84 reviews
12.59 km away
Jerrie's Cafe
12 reviews
33.10 km away
Pappy's Bar BQ
46 reviews
12.26 km away
Fermin's
32 reviews
12.81 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 3 nearby attractions
Roy Orbison Museum
13 reviews
25.93 km away
West of The Pecos Museum
63 reviews
47.38 km away
Million Barrel Museum - Giant Oil Tank
7 reviews
11.24 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Cheryl S
16 September 2018|
Answer
Response from Sarracenia | Reviewed this property |
Not a cactus but still a succulent plant. It is Euphorbia antisiphyllitica.
0
Votes
David I
28 March 2018|
Answer
Response from wendethummel | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea. I know they have been around longer than I have been alive and that's 50 years lol
0
Votes
Gagan G
18 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
Response from Phil G | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. Depends on what you plan to do. I would think Fall & Spring would be less HOT. And a half-day may be more than enough to do it all unless camping out.
1
Vote