3 Dunes to Explore in Inyo County
Checkout places to visit in Inyo County
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.
Dunes to Explore in Inyo County
The Eureka Dunes lie in the remote Eureka Valley, an enclosed basin at 3000 foot elevation located northwest of Death Valley. it is the most stunning dune field of the five in DEath valley national park and they are the tallest in California. it is quiet difficult to climb and also dangerous in the hot months. As tall as these dunes are, they are dwarfed by the impressive limestone wall of the Last Chance Mountains which rises another 4000 feet above the valley floor.
Mountain-fringed sand dunes reaching 100 ft. A prime spot for sand-boarding.
The Panamint Dunes are described as the least visited and most isolated series of sand dunes in Death Valley National Park. Getting to the dunes requires a little work, but your efforts are likely to be paid off by having the breathtaking area entirely to yourself! With epic views and ever-elusive solitude, backpacking to the the Panamint Sand Dunes is truly an unforgettable experience.