National Natural Landmarks

Eureka Dunes

Eureka Dunes
Eureka Dunes

Eureka Dunes, located within Death Valley National Park, is an excellent example of eolian (wind) geological processes. It is the tallest dune complex in the Great Basin biophysiographic province of the United States. The site contains an endangered grass genus, one species of which is the only plant capable of surviving on and stabilizing the steep dune slopes.

Location: Inyo County, CA ; Inyo County, CA

Year designated: 1983

Acres: 4,544

Ownership: Federal




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