White Wash Dunes

The White Wash Sand Dunes provide an interesting combination of classic dunes and sandstone rock.

Total Miles

12

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Elevation
4,597'
Duration
3 Hours
Technical Rating
5 / 10
Best Time
All Year

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Trail Overview
White Wash Dunes
This distinct area is a fun option, especially if you have time to make a weekend out of it. Make sure to come prepared, as there are no facilities available. A portable toilet is required if you decide to camp. Sand dunes and stunning red sandstone rock formations make the experience unique and beautiful.
History
As you travel north in White Wash, look up at the high bluffs on your left. These bluffs are the reason dunes exist here. Wind velocity slows after passing over the bluffs, causing a higher than normal volume of sand to fall to the ground. Source: www.blm.gov/utah/moab.
Getting There
From Moab, take Highway 191 north about 30 miles to Crescent Junction (I-70, exit 182). Travel west 7 miles to Floy, exit 175. From Green River, I-70, exit 162, travel east 20 miles to Floy. Please note there are no services at Floy.
Contact for Current Conditions
BLM Moab Field Office
82 E. Dogwood Ave, Moab, UT 84532
435-259-2100