new icn messageflickr-free-ic3d pan white
Eureka Dunes, Death Valley National Park | by @GilAegerter / klahini.com
Back to photostream

Eureka Dunes, Death Valley National Park

The Eureka Valley is a pain to get into, with a bone-jarring ride over at least 10 miles of washboard road, and a lot more if you come in from the south. The initial attractions are the big dunes, perhaps the tallest in North America, rising 600 feet above the desert floor. But look southeast from the tallest, and you'll see fantastic serpentine shapes of a series of dunes that are perhaps one-third as high but far more picturesque. It's a trek down to them but worth it. Carry some water.

8,533 views
103 faves
173 comments
Taken on February 24, 2015