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Long drive to get there but worth it. You have to climb up to make great pictures.

We drove from Utah and Eureka Falls were our first stop in Death Valley. We stayed overnight next... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Northampton, United Kingdom

You don't need to get on a rocket ship to see another planet--simply get on CA 190 and drive... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2017
Steven N
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These dunes, the highest in the state, are located near Death Valley.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Death Valley National Park, CA

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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

1  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.

Thank Susan E
Reviewed 24 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

3  Thank citrusboy
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

We were visiting in early March, arrived around 5pm, no one else was there except for 2-3 Jeeps passing by. It was really nice dunes! Wider and taller than I expected. Everyone from my group walked up far and enjoyed the view of the Death...More

2  Thank OpaQ
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Visited the dunes in the evening and enjoyed the changing colours of sand dunes during sunset. Very few people visit the dunes. The highest dunes are about a mile walk from the parking lot. A good, isolated and peaceful place to enjoy.

3  Thank Ashwani C
Reviewed 5 December 2016

These Dunes are amazing. Steep, tall, majestic, sharp, untouched, isolated are a few words to describe them. Unlike the eureka dues these have few visitors and are not marked tracked with hoards of people. During our 3 hour visit to the top only two other...More

5  Thank subica
Reviewed 5 June 2016

I have to believe the authorities leave the roads in such bad condition to limit who accesses the Dunes. Survive the 1-2 hour journey and you'll be thankful. The Dunes are magnificent. So calm, a zen experience. A memorable adventure. The Dunes are a lot...More

4  Thank GarryPy
Reviewed 18 April 2016

If you are tired with tourists and wanting to have a peaceful moments, you should consider to visit. The dunes are beautiful and way less visited than the famous parts of DV, Badwater for example. You can enjoy the view from the parking area or...More

2  Thank Mozou-Kozou
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Visited the dunes to photograph the endemic and Federally Threatened Eureka Dunes Evening Primrose (Oenothera californica ssp eurekensis). Two other endemic plant species are known only from these dunes. Entering Death Valley National Park from Big Pine one drives on a paved road for about...More

1  Thank OnTheRoadAgain2240
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Lance L
5 September 2017|
Response from PJ J |
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.