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These dunes have been designated a national natural landmark and are off...

These dunes have been designated a national natural landmark and are off limits to all motorized vehicles.

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Absolutely astonishing to see - we wondered what the strange colour on the horizon was and as we drew nearer we could see it was sand dunes. It is a strange feeling driving... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 May 2016
Nuneaton, United Kingdom

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

Absolutely astonishing to see - we wondered what the strange colour on the horizon was and as we drew nearer we could see it was sand dunes. It is a strange feeling driving through these. Take extreme caution if you have to drive through and sand onthe road - we got stuck and had to be pushed out.

3 Thank Maxim123153
Palmdale, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

Nice place for the kids and adults ..off road..atv...camping lots of fun...thanksgiving weekend hear we com glamis!!!

2 Thank ernie7362
Uxbridge, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2015

I am sure that Lawrence of Arabia must have been filmed at this site. There were several dune buggies throughout the dunes and it was exciting to hear the motors, but not see them, and then, boom, there they were. Amazing photo op.

Thank carolscafe
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2015

If your into off road riding this is the spot to go to. This place is AMAZING!! This is my 3rd year here and I cannot wait to go back. We go out to Glamis every presidents week and rent an RV from rvrentaloutlet.com and have our Polaris rzr shipped out and can say this is hands down by far... More 

8 Thank Michele3199
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2014

What can i say, Glamis is one of my favorite places on earth, the beauty and simplicity of the desert is beyond compare . . . but it is not for everyone. To have the best trip possible, you need to be prepared that you are going to be in the middle of the desert, that means that you must... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2014 via mobile

You really need an off-road vehicle to experience the dunes up close. This is a place to see in the late fall, winter or early spring. Temperatures can easily reach 100+degreesvin late spring and all summer. You can see sand dunes off of both sides of of highway 79. There is a small cemetery that is worth a visit. It's... More 

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Wickenburg, Arizona
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2014

Located in an region that is basically semi-desert - the Sonora - and mostly low scrub and rocks -the Mojave - the Glamis sand dunes are in marked contrast ot their surrounding area, undulating, heaving ranges of sand to explore. They are neither the only nor the most spectacular dunes in the Southwest, butthey are sure worth a stop when... More 

Thank Esty666
Fullerton, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2012 via mobile

This is a must stop for off roaders, but is also a nice stop for those who live wildlife and the outdoors. Birds, coyotes, snakes, kangaroo mice, butterflies and tortoises live in the vast areas of the dunes. So don't let the motorcycles turn you off to these beautiful dunes.

2 Thank RockNCreekGirl
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2012

Last year I rode my Sportster to the desert via El Centro CA. I stayed at a "Choice Hotel" in El Centro CA as it was centerlly located. The time of year (weather wise) was fantastic, not to hot nor cold. There were not many people around, almost no traffic, which I found refreshing. My motorcycle ride through the long... More 

Thank rlashman
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2012

By far the best sand dune riding area in the USA! Miles of dunes with large bowls, trails, hill racing, etc. Camping at Glamis is always fun with lots to see and do. Local stores, vendor rows, couple of bars and plenty mobile services come to your camp (e.g. Ice cream trucks, tank ). Can be very busy on holiday... More 

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