||A hike around some scenic
dunes near Stovepipe Wells Village. The dunes
are formed by wind blowing sand south down Death
Valley. When the winds hit Tucki Mountain they are slowed, depositing sand where you
from Stovepipe Wells
Village and park on the side of the road near
the signs for the 'Sand Dunes'.
||Passenger Car - paved all the
||As long as you'd like
||Pleasant and sunny
||From the parking area, walk
north to the dunes. From there, it's up to you.
The best time to go is sunrise and sunset when
the sun brings out the interesting textures and
patterns in the sand. Return when you're ready.
|Rating (1-5 stars):
The author and his wife
hiked around to the top of the tallest dune and
back in 1.5 hours.
||Trails Illustrated - Death
Valley National Park
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