Monahans, Texas: Desert Sand Dunes of Texas

Monahans Sandhills State Park stretches across almost 4,000 acres of powdery sand dunes, some up to 70 feet high. Visitors can rent toboggans and disks at the park to surf down the dunes.

Monahans Sandhills State Park

State Hwy Park Rd 41, Monahans, TX
Monahans Sandhills State Park. I-20 exit 86, then drive north into the Park.
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Adults $3.00
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Best dunes at Sandhills Picnic Pavilion. Restrooms with showers to get the grit out when done. $3 per car load entry fee. Park entrance GPS: N 31.61781 W 102.81187.

[El Gallo Rey, 08/03/2013]
Desert Sand Dunes of Texas

Described in its own literature as "vast hills of sand," the Monahans Sandhills State Park stretches across almost 4,000 acres of powdery sand dunes, some up to 70 feet high.

[David Payne, 08/20/2012]

Out-of-place deserts are always tempting, especially when they're right off an interstate exit like this one.

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