Tall Tales From The Field

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

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9 responses

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

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    September 30, 2014 at 3:09 PM

  2. These are exceptionally nice photos!

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    September 30, 2014 at 7:18 PM

  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

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    October 1, 2014 at 6:19 PM

  4. Amy

    Took my breath away… Wow!!

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    October 2, 2014 at 9:47 AM

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

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    October 20, 2014 at 11:25 AM

  6. Simply WOW! Wonderful shapes, Incredible shots1

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    October 22, 2014 at 12:49 PM

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