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Bruneau Dunes State Park

Highway 78, Bruneau, ID
+1 208-366-7919
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Great place to get outside & get your steps

The cost is only $5, which we deposited in an envelope just before the visitor’s center. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
JE and JA D
Alexandria, Virginia
via mobile
Star glazing at the observatory was interesting and fun

We went to Bruneau Sand Dunes by Mtn Home we had a picnic at one of the many picnic areas. The kids... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2017
Ogden, Utah
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Highway 78, Bruneau, ID
+1 208-366-7919
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The cost is only $5, which we deposited in an envelope just before the visitor’s center. The visitor’s center is a little on the sad side, taxidermic wildlife displays, small gift shop, a photocopied map of the park to pick up, but not much otherwise....More

1  Thank JE and JA D
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

We went to Bruneau Sand Dunes by Mtn Home we had a picnic at one of the many picnic areas. The kids and some of the adults climbed to the top of the tallest sand dune. It is the tallest Sand dune in North America....More

Thank davepamn
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

This was a great experience for me and the family. It was me, my wife, my 4, 5, and 17 year old. We all had a great time. The dunes are a sight to see! If you're feeling up to it, you can climb the...More

Thank brandonsc1998
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We stopped in here on our way from Twin falls to Boise. Was nothing out of this world but still interesting and a good way to break up the road trip. Cost per vehicle is $5.

Thank Elyse D
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We had heard about sand-surfing and were totally excited to try it. It was 101 degrees outside.. they were wearing flip-flops.. One of the sleds blew up over the dune we were on.. It was too hot on bare feet to chase after it.. Had...More

Thank 1Julian3
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We arrived early evening after the ranger station had closed so we set up camp. The campground was fine (although hot because of the time of year) and the bathroom facilities were clean and good. It cooled down nicely after sunset and we had no...More

Thank Merry2006
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We did the detour to this attraction on our way to Yellowstone and we were not disappointed! The road to the park is ok maintained but it is in no way bad at all. Just not as smooth as others. Entrance to the park is...More

1  Thank A_0326
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This is a great spring or fall location for a trip. I say that because it's quite hot there in the summer time, however, we didn't have to fight any crowds in July! The lake and dunes are a fun place to play, but my...More

Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We rented sand boards and sand sleds at the ranger station and had a great time. The young lady working at the ranger station was very helpful and the boards and sleds worked great (make sure you wax in between use). Take the tips several...More

Thank Craig S
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Where else would you get to hike a sand dune?? It's off the beaten path but worth the detour!! It's an honour system to pay the park fee (so bring cash) by putting cash into a locked box with your vehicle info, but they do...More

Thank RosaRosaRosa
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