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Worth it.

Spent a couple of days camping at the Eureka Dunes at the north end of Death Valley National Park... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2018
2011Traveler7
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San Francisco, California
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Walk sideways on the way back. Like Great Sand Dunes or White Bear.

If you've seen Great Sand Dunes National Park or the national seashore dunes on Lake Michigan these... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2018
Tom F
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Fort Atkinson
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These dunes, the highest in the state, are located near Death Valley.
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South Eureka Valley Road, Death Valley National Park, CA 92328
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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Spent a couple of days camping at the Eureka Dunes at the north end of Death Valley National Park and loved it. Headed east on CA 168 from Big Pine, CA and turned right onto Death Valley Road (sign will say "to Eureka Dunes"). According...More

Thank 2011Traveler7
Reviewed 26 April 2018

If you've seen Great Sand Dunes National Park or the national seashore dunes on Lake Michigan these are similar. Not as high as GSDNP. The interesting anomaly here is this patch of dunes existing in the park. If you hike to the distant, largest dunes...More

1  Thank Tom F
Reviewed 8 March 2018

It takes a little bit of time to get to these dunes but they are amazing. We skipped all the other dunes in the park after researching that these were often peoples favorites. The drive there from Uhehebe is primarily a flat gravel road. It...More

1  Thank melissa w
Reviewed 13 January 2018

700 foot dunes. My husband admitted we were in a bit over our heads, me being 30 weeks pregnant, him being pretty out of shape, but we took our time, and in about 90 minutes, with lots of stops for water and photos, we made...More

Thank Kimberly M
Reviewed 26 December 2017

On our trip through Death Valley, on our way out actually, we noticed what looked like sand dunes out in the distance. As we got closer, we noticed that they were, indeed, sand dunes. We had never seen any in person, only in movies so,...More

1  Thank Roadtripist
Reviewed 8 December 2017

I tried to get to Eureka Dunes back in Oct 2017. Leaving Big Pine and heading east . The sign as you turn into Death Valley Rd says that there is 25 miles of surfaced road before you hit the unsurfaced track. It's actually 30...More

4  Thank BATS666
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We drove from Utah and Eureka Falls were our first stop in Death Valley. We stayed overnight next to dunes. There are camping spaces. It was amazing feeling to drive on our first dirty road and leaving cloud of dust behind us. If you don't...More

4  Thank Olenka1980
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

You don't need to get on a rocket ship to see another planet--simply get on CA 190 and drive through Death Valley. Where else can you be below sea level and yet be the hottest place on earth. Where else will you see a sign...More

2  Thank Steven N
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I was there to photograph the dunes in the sunset. The sunset wasn't great but I got some photos and then again in the morning when the shadows were good.

2  Thank Susan E
Reviewed 25 April 2017

FYI I wouldn't go exploring around the dunes on the dirt roads without 4WD and high clearance. These dunes are huge and if you are planning to hike to the top of a high peak, better giver yourself plenty of time before sunset. I stayed...More

5  Thank citrusboy
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Lance L
5 September 2017|
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No need to worry about space to camp there, especially in January. It can get cold; I've seen 13deg F one New Year's day.
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