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Beautiful But Not Dunes to Roll Down

These dunes are spectacular and HUGE, and the walk to the top is harder than one would imagine. My... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Brent B
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Reno
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Located ~25 miles south-east of Fallon, Sand Mountain is a mountain of beautiful light colored... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
HTownReviewer
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Houston, Texas
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8 Jul 2018
“Beautiful But Not Dunes to Roll Down”
9 Jul 2018
“Bring Your Dune Buggy!”
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Sand mountain is one of only three "booming" dunes.
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

What a fantastic experience for anything sand related. Try to go on a less busy weekend cause the traffic on the dunes can be dicey. The star viewing at night is incomparable. You must be self contained so don't travel to light. Water, all food,...More

1  Thank Chris V
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

These dunes are spectacular and HUGE, and the walk to the top is harder than one would imagine. My kids didn’t like that you couldn’t roll down the dunes like you could in Death Valley because they weren’t steep enough (it was too gradual of...More

1  Thank Brent B
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Came in to see the sand and to see the Old ruins of the Sand Springs pony express station nearby. Great stop the fee station was closed because it was not a weekend and the turn off for the pony express stations is before the...More

Thank Perkadventures
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Located ~25 miles south-east of Fallon, Sand Mountain is a mountain of beautiful light colored sand. This pristine sand isn’t part of any shoreline, but found at the base of the Sand Springs Mountains. Looking a bit out of place here it almost seems man-made...More

Thank HTownReviewer
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Beautiful dunes that are gorgeous to view and photograph from a distance early in the morning. Closer inspection revealed a large camping area for ATVers. Not my thing but if you like ATVs, this looks like a fun area to explore. Definitely worth a stop...More

Thank Coast2CoastSolo
Reviewed 21 June 2016

What a Dump! Literally--horrible pits of garbage, noisy dune-buggies. Made the mistake of driving down the road to this place because "Road Trip USA" calls it the "singing sand dune." Which only sings when the wind is blowing and the buggies aren't running. The WORST...More

Thank a c
Reviewed 22 December 2015

I stumbled upon this wonderful place on accident with a friend. We decided to drive over and climb to the top. It's a much harder climb than it looks! But when you get to the top it's so beautiful. I took a lot of amazing...More

2  Thank Lily M
Reviewed 2 November 2015

We were in Fallon, Nevada, and went there to see Sand Mountain, it was Halloween, and there was a "city" of campers there. It was like "Mad Max" with all terrain, bikes going up the mountain and back. People were very nice, even had the...More

3  Thank Diablu1
Reviewed 23 October 2015

I was so excited to see what appeared to be Sahara-like sand dunes rising from the desert off Highway 50. I drove the mile or so on a paved road heading towards the dunes (WARNING: there are deep dips in the road - GO SLOW...More

1  Thank backpacker31
Reviewed 29 July 2015

We had read about Sand Mountain and as were heading to Fallon on Highway 50 and decided to take a look. A family with a couple of sand buggies were finishing off and so we had the mountain to ourselves. My wife and so decided...More

1  Thank George B
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