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Ibex Dunes

Saratoga Springs Road, Baker, CA 92309
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Worth the Time to Get in, and Worth the Time to see Only parts of It.

Located near Baker, California (the gateway to Death Valley) the Ibex Dunes and the surrounding... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2017
Elizabeth L
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Marina del Rey, California
Beautiful Sand Dunes! You'll need 4WD...

This is one of the closest dune complexes to LA but hard to get to. It is hidden from sight by a... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
citrusboy
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Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
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Saratoga Springs Road, Baker, CA 92309
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

Located near Baker, California (the gateway to Death Valley) the Ibex Dunes and the surrounding area is a must see once in your life. It is in a very remote area and not a drive you want to take for a few minutes or with...More

1  Thank Elizabeth L
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Reviewed 25 April 2017

This is one of the closest dune complexes to LA but hard to get to. It is hidden from sight by a couple of mountain ranges and the normal roads to get there were washed out in 2016/2017. Not sure if they maintain those roads...More

Thank citrusboy
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

The Hottest and The Driest in the World. The Lowest place in North America. Quick trip in a rental car from Vegas for a day away from the concrete jungle. So glad we saw in early April with tolerable temps in the 80s. But so...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2017

If you are in Death Valley, you definitely want to allow time to spend at the dunes - best to early in the morning or toward sunset to see wildlife (or tracks of wildlife), and to enjoy the brilliant views of the sun hitting the...More

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Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Depending which freeway you gonna take...start from bad or from Westside entrance always nice....try to avoid summer...to me best time is winter....death vally is too hot at summer time you car might over heated. Must stop by bad water...also zebriskie point for sunset

1  Thank sam l
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Reviewed 30 October 2016

This is a hidden gem that is best left for the hardiest of travelers. Far off the beaten path, away from most tourists clamoring for some quick stops, these pristine dunes are located in a remote part of Southern Death Valley in the Mojave Desert...More

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AlMags_9
18 February 2018|
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Response from Elizabeth L | Reviewed this property |
Okay, I just found this from the Park Services: "There are no Park Service campgrounds near the Ibex Dunes. Backcountry camping is permitted in the area of the dunes, though not at Saratoga Spring, which is a day-use-only... More
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