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

Address:
State Hwy Park Rd 41, Monahans, TX
Directions:
Monahans Sandhills State Park. I-20 exit 86, then drive north into the Park.
Hours:
Daily dawn-dusk (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
432-943-2092
Admission:
Adults $3.00
RA Rates:
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Dunes.

Desert Sand Dunes of Texas

If you are able to walk easily in sand, this stop would be major fun for you. Sand dunes go on and on. I wondered if the ocean was over the next dune. Nope! These dunes are in the middle of Texas nowhere! Very windy.

[Jan Dunlap, 11/24/2020]

Monahans Sandhills State Park.

Desert Sand Dunes of Texas

Cost $4 per person for admission. You can rent large discs to slide down the dunes for $2.25. Fun for adults and kids! Pack plenty of water; they have covered picnic tables if you bring lunches. Outdoor showers to rinse off.

[Chrissy, 07/13/2017]

Sunset.

Desert Sand Dunes of Texas

Monahans Sandhills State Park is open until 10:00 pm, so you can catch the amazing sunsets.

[Vicki, 06/20/2017]

Dunes of Texas.

Desert Sand Dunes of Texas

Gorgeous. We stayed here 12/13/16. Only three RVs! Beautiful weather.

[Cindy Keith, 12/16/2016]

Desert sand dunes.

Desert Sand Dunes of Texas

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]

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