Can I camp at the Sand Flats Recreation Area and what does it cost?

Yes, Sand Flats has 125 campsites, open year round and offered on a first-come, first-serve basis (non-reservable). Camping is limited to these designated sites spread over 9 campgrounds ranging from 4500 to 5700 feet in elevation. Campsite amenities include picnic tables, metal fire rings and nearby vault toilets. Campers need to bring in all their drinking water, as water is not available.

Some campsites can accommodate RVs. The best choices are in campgrounds Alcove, Bobcat, Echo and Juniper. There are no hook-ups. Learn more about Sand Flats Recreation Area camping.

Camping at Sand Flats costs $15 per night, per car for up to 5 people. Additional persons cost $2 each per night. A $5 vehicle trailer fee per night also applies.


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1. How do I get to the Sand Flats Recreation Area?
2. Who manages the Sand Flats Recreation Area?
3. What is the user fee at the Sand Flats Recreation Area?
4. Does my federal or state pass work at Sand Flats?
5. Where do my fees go?
6. Does Sand Flats have an annual pass? How do I purchase a pass?
7. Can I camp at the Sand Flats Recreation Area and what does it cost?
8. What are the Sand Flats Recreation Area camping regulations?
9. Does Sand Flats take group site reservations?
10. What is minimum impact?
11. What is biological soil crust?
12. What are the Sand Flats Recreation Area day use regulations?
13. What do I need to know for playing it safe when riding my bike at Sand Flats?
14. Where can I ride my e-bike at Sand Flats?
15. How difficult is mountain biking on the Slickrock Bike trail?
16. What is the Porcupine Rim Trail like?
17. What is the LPS trail?
18. Where can I hike at Sand Flats?
19. Does Sand Flats have 4x4 trails?
20. What are some safety tips for traveling in the Sand Flats backcountry by motorized vehicle?
21. Where can I ride my ATV at Sand Flats?
22. Where can I ride my UTV at Sand Flats?
23. Where can I ride my motorcycle at Sand Flats?
24. Can I bring my dog?
25. Do you waive fees for volunteer groups?