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Address: Central Death Valley near Stovepipe Wells, Death Valley National Park, CA
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Bizarre Mini Desert in the middle of mountainous terrain

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Lyndhurst, United Kingdom
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Lyndhurst, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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 5 days ago NEW

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 5 days ago NEW

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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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 6 days ago NEW

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 NEW 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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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Mesquite sand dunes when driving from Furnace creek visitor centre in DV national park towards Lone Pine. The children enjoyed playing in the dunes. Good views and we also happened to be there around sunset time.

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Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Another must see when visiting Death Valley. It is very nice to walk the sand dunes and watch for tracks from snakes and other animals. The sand formations are very beautiful.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a nice change of pace from all the colorful rocks. We started on the ranger guided tour, but it seemed more geared to families and kids, so we broke off after learning some things about how dunes were formed and the fauna in the dunes. It was fun to play in the sand, but I'm a mountain person... More 

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