Bruneau Dunes State Park Big Dune Hike

Boise, Idaho

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Ascend to the top of the largest single-formation sand dune in North America. From your elevated status on the dunes, you can view the distant Owyhee Mountains to the south, Flat Iron Butte to the north, Bennett Mountain to the north, and the lakes abutting the dunes. Watch jackrabbits race across open sagebrush desert and waterfowl feed in the sparkling lakes below.

Bruneau Dunes State Park: Big Dune Hike Professional Review and Guide

"Ascend to the top of the largest single-formation sand dune in North America. From your elevated status on the dunes, you can view the distant Owyhee Mountains to the south, Flat Iron Butte to the north, Bennett Mountain to the north, and the lakes abutting the dunes. Watch jackrabbits race across open sagebrush desert and waterfowl feed in the sparkling lakes below."

Activity Type: Hiking
Nearby City: Boise
Distance: 2.7
Trail Type: Loop/Lollipop
Skill Level: Difficult
Duration: 1 hour
Season: March though May; September through November
Additional Use: Skiing
Local Contacts: Bruneau Dunes State Park
Local Maps: DeLorme: Idaho Atlas & Gazetteer: Page C4
Driving Directions: Directions to Bruneau Dunes State Park: Big Dune Hike

Recent Trail Reviews

3/28/2018
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This is a short walk, but a real workout climbing in the loose sand.



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