Little Sahara Recreation Area

AKA: Jericho Sand Dunes, Little Sahara Sand Dunes, Sand Mountain, Rockwell Natural Area, White Sand Dunes, Black Mountains, Lake Bonneville, Tanner Creek, Jericho Wash, Cherry Creek, Sevier Desert, Oasis Campground, Jericho Campground, Sand Mountain Campgroun

Summary


Little Sahara Recreation Area has 124 square miles of sand dunes that includes Sand Mountain, a 700' challenging hill climb, several OHV trails and four large, RV accessible campgrounds. The White Sands Campground has two of the world's largest sandboxes that are actually fenced off play areas for children. The Rockwell Natural area is located in the northwestern section of the recreation area and is off limits to motorized use. Whip flags are mandatory and can be purchased on site for a small fee. Three-day holiday weekends are very popular, especially Easter weekend, which can attract up to 20,000 people.

{ Last know status: Open | Approximate size: Unknown Mile(s) | Last updated: November 28, 2017 }

Terrain Experience Level


Expert
None
Advanced
None
Intermediate
Mostly
Beginner
Some

Terrain


Rhythm Section
Unknown
Roots
Unknown
Mud
None
Sand
None
Jumps
Some
Hill Climbs
Some
Hard Pack
None
Gravle
Unknown
Large Loose Rocks
None
Other Hazards
Some

Allowed Vehicles


Motorcycle
Allowed
ATV
Allowed
4x4
Allowed
SxS
Allowed
Snowmobile
Unknown

Details


Nearest City

Nearest city to Little Sahara Recreation Area is Eureka, Utah


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Spark Arrestor

A spark arrestor or exhaust cap is required

Noise Limit

Limit of:

Whip Flags

Whip flags are required

Open Dates

year-round

Fee for entry

$18.00 per vehicle annual permits available for $120/vehicle

Little Sahara Recreation Area Visitor Center (435) 433-5960 (435) 433-5961


www.utah.com

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BLM - Fillmore Field Office 35 East 500 North Fillmore, UT 84631 (435) 743-3100


www.blm.gov

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http://www.blm.gov/ut/st/en/fo/fillmore/recreation/special_recreation/little_sahara_recreation.html

Utah State Parks OHV Education Office 1594 West North Temple, Suite 116 Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6001 (800) 538-7432 ohveducation@utah.gov


stateparks.utah.gov

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http://stateparks.utah.gov/resources/off-highway-vehicles/ohv-registration-and-permits/

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