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Glamis Sand Dunes

The Imperial Sand Dunes, also known as Glamis is the largest (40 miles in a band averaging 5 miles wide) off-highway vehicle (OHV) recreation area for sand dunes in the United States. The dunes are located west of the Chocolate Mountains in Imperial County, and are crossed by Interstate 8 and State Route 78, which passes through the old train stop of Glamis at the eastern edge of the dune field. The northwestern end is located at 33°8′53″N 115°19′29″W about 11 miles (18 km) east of Calipatria, California, and the southeastern end is located at 32°41′4″N 114°46′7″W near Los Algodones in Mexico, about 6 miles (9.7 km) west of Yuma, Arizona.