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Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes

DEATH VALLEY, CA 92328, USA

Dunes
Sand Boarding Spots

About Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes

Mountain-fringed sand dunes reaching 100 ft. A prime spot for sand-boarding.



Attractions near Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes

Harmony Borax Works26.02km from Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes

An abandoned borax mine. They became famous through the use of large twenty-mule teams and double wagons which hauled borax through the long overland route to the closest railroad in Mojave, California.

Badwater Basin52.82km from Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes

An endorheic basin noted as the lowest point in North America, with a depth of 282 ft (86 m) below sea level. Consisists of a small spring-fed pool of "bad water" next to the road in a sink; the accumulated salts of the surrounding basin make it undrinkable, thus giving it the name. Significant rainstorms flood the valley bottom periodically, covering the salt pan with a thin sheet of standing water. When the basin is flooded, some of the salt is dissolved; it is redeposited as clean crystals w

Ubehebe Craters53.16km from Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes

A volcanic field in northern Death Valley, consisting of 14-16 craters in a 3-square-kilometre (1.2 sq mi) area. The Ubehebe Craters are associated with a fault system that runs across them, all formed in a single phreatomagmatic eruption episode about 2,100 years ago.

Dante’s View55.87km from Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes

Dante's View offers a dramatic panoramic view of Death Valley from a very brink of an edge. It is also an excellent venue for night time star viewing with telescopes.

Manzanar93.56km from Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes

World War II American concentration camp where more than 120,000 Japanese Americans were incarcerated.

Fossil Falls101.16km from Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes

A unique geological feature created by the volcanic activity in the mountain range, along with meltwater from glaciers in the nearby Sierra Nevada.

Where is Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes

Discover more attractions in Inyo County, where Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes is located

Inyo County9 attractions

Almost one-half of Inyo Country is within Death Valley National Park. With a population density of 1.8 people per square mile, it also has the second-lowest population density in California, after Alpine County.