These are the biggest sand dunes in the US.

  1. Great Sand Dunes National Park, Colorado – 750 ft
  2. Kelso Dunes, California – 600 ft
  3. Oregon Dunes, Oregon – 500 ft
  4. Bruneau Sand Dunes, Idaho – 470 ft
  5. Sleeping Bear Dunes, Michigan
  6. Dumont Dunes, California – 450 ft
  7. Imperial Dunes, California – 300 ft

Compare these to White Sands National Park, New Mexico, where the tallest dunes are 60 ft.

Fun Facts

  • Star Dune in Great Sand Dunes is the tallest sand dune in North America standing 750 ft tall.
  • The largest sand dune system in the western hemisphere is Nebraska Sand Hills covering 20,000 sq miles.
  • Oregon Dunes has the longest coastal dunes in North America and stretches approximately 50 miles.