Ibex Dunes Trail

Difficulty
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Moderate
Duration
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2-3h
Distance
This reflects the return distance of this route as measured by the GPS file.
9.2 km
Elevation
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148 m
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A moderately difficult route, the Ibex Dunes Trail is perfect for intermediate hikers, and families with older children. Traversing Ibex Sand Dune, the route is stunningly beautiful and is considered to be a hidden gem within Death Valley National Park.

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Route Description for Ibex Dunes Trail

The Ibex Sand Dunes Trail is not along a designated Death Valley National Park trail, and so care should be taken when attempting. We recommend bringing some sort of mapping tool with you to help aid you in your navigation throughout the route. It is also best to do the Ibex Sand Dunes Trail earlier in the morning in order to avoid the intense midday heat of the desert.

With your vehicle parked along Saratoga Springs Road, head south towards the Ibex Sand Dunes in the foreground. After traversing terrain with a steady incline, you will arrive at the dunes. Take your time and explore the breathtaking sights that the Ibex Dunes have to offer before backtracking your steps towards your waiting vehicle.

Getting to the Ibex Dunes Trail Trailhead

he trailhead for the Ibex Dunes Trail is located off of Saratoga Springs Road.

Route Information

  • Backcountry Campground

    No

  • When to do

    Year round

  • Pets allowed

    No

  • Family friendly

    Older Children only

  • Route Signage

    None

  • Crowd Levels

    Moderate

  • Route Type

    Out and back

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