Close to half a million people head to the Imperial Sand Dunes on some of the busiest days, creating the largest tent city in the area. Some of the most popular holidays draw people from all over the world. For the first time rider big crowds can be a bit overwhelming, and for the young
Located in the Southwest region of California, the Imperial Sand Dunes officially called Algodones Dunes. The largest sand mass in the sate of California is located in the Imperial County, which is about 20 miles from Yuma, Arizona. This ancient dunes system extend for more than 40 miles in a band that averages 5 miles
Imperial Sand Dunes is a beautiful area with interesting ancient history. One of the interesting aspects of it’s history is the origins of the Algodones Sand Dunes. Where did all this sand come from? Around the 1850s a man by the name of William Phipps Blake who was an American geologist, mining consultant, and an educator.