Eureka Dunes

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Eureka Dunes
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These dunes, the highest in the state, are located near Death Valley.
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Raffi M
Los Angeles, CA1 contribution
4X4 REQUIRED
May 2021
I wish I knew a 4x4 is required prior to making the trip our from LA. the drive into Eureka dunes is not bad, but once the pavement ends and it becomes a dirt road with the bigger rocks its super risky to take a sedan (as I did). without cell service it was a no brainer for me to turn back. sadly i was not able to see the Dunes but i can only imagine how nice they are!
Written 29 May 2021
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Spreck R
Oakland, CA57 contributions
Don't miss the sand dunes
Mar 2021
Simply awesome. We went just before sunset and returned at dusk, but many people stayed until after dark. It is possible to do it all barefoot - really is all sand.

Avoid mid day heat and windy days. but go there, relax and enjoy.
Written 24 March 2021
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OneJImHeywood
Richmond, VA97 contributions
Wow
Jan 2020
but a very tough trip and even more daunting if you want to see the back side. That will require a cross desert trek across rock strewn landscape and regular water runoff channels. You will want a rugged four wheel drive vehicle
Written 26 January 2020
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dnh2014
Loxton, Australia296 contributions
" A Super Sunrise"
Nov 2019
Take a walk on the dunes especially at Sunrise. Great scenery and take the time to look down at all the Tracks on the ground from the night before...just amazing.
Written 18 December 2019
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Lucy A
Burns, OR38 contributions
Wonderful at sunset and sunrise.
Oct 2019
Go to the Eureka dunes at sunset or sunrise. Lots of photo opportunities.
It is especially good at sunrise when you can see all the critter tracks in the sand.
Written 31 October 2019
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Kia W
Los Angeles, CA5 contributions
An otherworldly experience
Apr 2019
This is a place like none I have ever seen in California. I when I say you are out in the middle of nowhere, I mean it. We went over spring break and it was unbelievable. We also continued on to Furnace Creek and the more populated places in the park, but I wished we'd spent more time at the Eureka Dunes. Make sure that your car is up to a very bumpy, dusty, "pebble road" and that you have everything you need (water, food, etc). We had children 6, 10 and 14 and it was fantastic for all of us.
Written 29 October 2019
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Sugaylange
Los Angeles, CA1 229 contributions
Dunes worth the drive
Oct 2019 • Friends
Off beaten path, the dunes is majestic! It’s another world beyond words! Great place to disconnect and great place to camp out, this is a free park. Scenic and winding road, there’s a 10 miles rocks graded road not too bad 4WD vehicle is preferable. See it!
Written 20 October 2019
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cliffandjo
Wroughton, UK499 contributions
this is weird
Sep 2019
In the middle of the rocks and rocky desert these sand dunes appear from nowhere just an unexpected and incredible thing to see
Written 11 October 2019
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Greglena
Fair Oaks, CA161 contributions
Nice dunes off the beaten track
Apr 2019
Eureka Sand Dunes is located near the north edge of Death Valley National Park. Access is via well graded dirt roads. There is free camping including a central campground with about 10 sites, each one having a picnic table; a central pit toilet; but no water source. There are also some sites disbursed along the access road.

My son and I got to the sand dunes late in the day and camped overnight, as part of a trip around Death Valley in the spring of 2019. The dunes are near the southern end of a valley; they are supposed to be the tallest in California. After a meal of quesadillas, we took a short hike up to the nearest sand dune top, about half as high as the highest one. We made a nice hour-long loop combining it with a ridge walk to some other dunes. There was one other group in the campground, and a couple campers in outlying areas. Overall not many people here.

This is one of my new favorite places in the Park. I hope to do some more exploring of the dunes and the surrounding mountains in the next few years.
Written 27 August 2019
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Jackson I
Washington DC, DC655 contributions
Massive Dunes
Apr 2019 • Friends
At nearly 700 feet, Eureka Dunes are some of the tallest in North America. While a challenge to summit, even a partial hike up affords great views of the surrounding valley. The day I was there, I was fortunate enough to see a flyover of two F-22 Raptors from Nellis Air Force Base, NV streaking over at about 500 feet.
Written 26 April 2019
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