1. Backcountry Travel

    Traveling in the backcountry can be dangerous, but stay safe by adhering to these helpful safety tips.

  2. Off Highway Vehicle Information

    Non-resident owners of ATVs, off-highway motorcycles and snowmobiles must obtain a non-resident permit for their machine(s).

  3. Planning Your Trip

    Plan your trip based on the amount of time you have to spend in the Sand Flats Recreation Area.

  4. Flower Guide to the High Desert

    The Flower Guide to the High Desert features plant species of the Sand Flats Recreation Area, Arches and Canyonlands National Parks and the Colorado Plateau in general. Chapters are organized by color, with 300 species represented in all. Not only does this guide cover a variety of wildflowers, but trees, shrubs and 45 grass species, as well. This field guide includes everything from marvelously showy flowers, to tiny inconspicuous blooms. Overall, the Flower Guide to the High Desert will aid in the identification of many plant species, and instill an appreciation for the fabulous flora of the Colorado Plateau. Partial proceeds from the purchase of this book go directly to Sand Flats Recreation Area revegetation projects. This book can be purchased at