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Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes

Central Death Valley near Stovepipe Wells, Death Valley National Park, CA 92328
+1 760-786-3200
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Central Death Valley near Stovepipe Wells, Death Valley National Park, CA 92328
+1 760-786-3200

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Reviewed 6 days ago

amazing soft sand. I bet in the summer, it's super hot. just cool to see sand dunes and look for animal footprints. We saw some teens with cardboard to slide down hills.

Thank Robin F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you've ever wanted to see big heaps of sand like you see on the films, then this is the place to go. Really enjoyed it...

Thank njgr74
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed hiking out a distance into the dunes. A different setting then any other in Death Valley and interesting history behind it's formation. Definitely worth the visit.

Thank Primorska67
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped at Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, amazing to see such beautiful sand dunes in such an arid area, you can walk out onto them if you feel like it

Thank Julie W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came when it was near sunset so. It was not hot and the sand was quite cool to the feet. Free attraction near stovepipe wells village. Park the car and walk a little or walk further if you wish. We walked a little further...More

Thank Tweetcoz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my favourite place at Death Valley. Dunes are just amazing, the sand is so soft and hot. Sometimes, it is a little bit hard to walk on the dunes, but the view is just perfect. Good opportunity to take some great pictures.

Thank Jofee14
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walked a little but go so very hot, amazing place again but trees dying - no water. A must place to visit and take photos.

Thank Mary O
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had so much fun here, it looks like a film set. We walked as far as we felt safe doing in the heat. Took some fun pictures and marveled at the views. Beautiful place.

Thank CoasterNerdett
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Very cool to see the dunes in the middle of the park. Worth a stop an take a quick hike. Hot is an understatement!!

Thank coachee1313
Reviewed 14 October 2017

The sand is even hotter than many of the surrounding areas, so be careful of your footwear! That said, the varied terrain is utterly fascinating, and there are plenty of photo opportunities here!

Thank tmoore48
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14 June 2017|
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Response from Darci M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a pullout and small parking lot adjacent to the dunes. You can walk out as far as you'd like or take pictures from the car. 4wheel drive is not needed.
17 February 2017|
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Response from KS N | Reviewed this property |
Yes! You can
27 May 2015|
Response from Gavin B |
Hi, yes you can, there is a paved car park just off the main road and it is then a short walk of about 100 yds to the star tof the dunes themselves.