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With general information and directions to the local dune access points and other points of interest, the Dunes Center is a must see for anyone interested in traveling through the Central Coast and the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes. We also have a variety of educational opportunities in the Center with different animal specimens, interactive activities, as well as a collection of short films about the local area.
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Points of Interest

The Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Complex is comprised of 18 miles of coastline and is one of the most ecologically significant and largest intact coastal dune ecosystems on Earth. A significant portion of the nearly 22,000 acres is under public management and open for recreation. General information and directions to the local dune access points are available at our Interpretive Center and online.
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Group Walks and Hikes

The Dunes Center offers private naturalist led group walks. A private walk with family, friends or co-workers is a perfect choice while on vacation, to celebrate your birthday or anniversary, or to reward your staff.  For more information and to schedule your group walk, contact us at [email protected] or 805.343.2455.
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Upcoming Events


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