Washington is a rare state with a rainforest, ocean, desert, and a major city. It truly has something for everyone, including a few natural wonders. For example, did you know that Washington actually has multiple sand dunes? That’s right, here’s where you can find them.

Juniper Dunes Wilderness


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The Juniper Dunes Wilderness is a pristine and secluded desert paradise located in southeastern Washington. The protected area covers 7,140 acres and is renowned for its unique landscape, characterized by juniper trees, shifting sand dunes, and a diverse array of desert flora and fauna. It offers an excellent opportunity for hiking, wildlife watching, and photography, with its untouched beauty and serene ambiance.

Where: Pasco, Washington

Vantage Sand Dunes


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The Vantage Sand Dunes, are an enchanting natural wonder that offers a captivating desert experience near the Frenchman Coulee and Echo Basin. These stunning sand dunes stretch across the landscape, providing a mesmerizing sight and an ideal playground for outdoor enthusiasts. From exploring the dunes to rock climbing, hiking, and more, there’s plenty to do.

Where: Quincy, Washington

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Beverly Sand Dunes


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The Beverly Sand Dunes are located within Naneum Ridge State Forest and provide prime recreation grounds for those looking to sandboard, and enjoy 4x4s, ATVs, UTVs, and motorcycles. In the state park, you can also enjoy, hiking, camping, and much more.

Where: Ellensburg, WA

Moses Lake Sand Dunes


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The Moses Lake Sand Dunes are unique in that they’re connected to a lake. They also happen to be a hugely popular spot for UTV, ATVS, and other sand vehicles. There are also fishing and waterskiing opportunities available.

Where: Moses Lake, Washington

Whether you want to rip around on UTV’s or simply enjoy the magical foreignness of sand dunes, Washington has a dune for you! Get out there and enjoy them.