A Favorite Place Of Mine-Eureka Dunes


Death Valley National Park is huge. In fact, it’s the largest national park in the continental United States. The park contains many remote areas that are difficult to get to but well worth the effort. One such is Eureka Dunes in the northern section of the park. They reach some 700 feet into the California sky. You have to drive about 40 miles on a severely washboarded road to get there from the center of the park. Most visitors go to the Stove Pipe Wells Sand Dunes but bus loads of tourists leave their tracks in the sand there.  I’ve been to Eureka Dunes numerous times and enjoy camping at the somewhat primitive campground.  The dunes are at the foot of the aptly named Last Chance Mountains and the sands are forever shifting. Nature is amazing!

 

Eureka Dunes

EUREKA DUNES SUNRISE

CLIMBING EUREKA DUNES

Eureka Dunes

Eureka Dunes

Eureka Dunes

Eureka Dunes

LONE HIKER ON EUREKA DUNES

Eureka Dunes

Eureka Dunes

Eureka Dunes

Solo Hiker at Eureka Dunes

Categories: California, Desert Southwest, PhotographyTags: , , , , , , , , , ,

9 comments

  1. This is beautiful! It’s a goal of mine to photograph at every national park.

    Like

  2. These are exceptionally nice photos!

    Like

  3. I’m just blown away by these photos. Just incredible! Boggls my mind when I see such vastness and intensity! What a feeling it must have been to have actually been there. Just wow!! Love, Amy

    Like

  4. Took my breath away… Wow!!

    Like

  5. Wow! Such beautiful photos! How hard is it to drive there if one had a 4-wheel drive, like a Subaru Outback?

    Like

  6. Simply WOW! Wonderful shapes, Incredible shots1

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: