Sand Flats Recreation Area

SandFlats

Attention:

The Slickrock Trailhead parking lot will close this evening and resurfacing will begin at 7 am tomorrow morning, Thursday, August 18th. The trail can be accessed by parking at the Fins and Things parking lot 1.4 miles from the entrance station and then bike riding back along the Sand Flats road to access the trail north of the parking lot. 

Half of the Hell’s Revenge Trailhead parking lot will close this evening and resurfacing will begin at 7 am tomorrow morning, Thursday, August 18th. The closest available toilet is ¼ mile away in campground loop A. The second half of the parking lot will be closed for resurfacing on Monday morning, August 29th. The trail will remain accessible. 

Thank you and we apologize for any inconvenience, Sand Flats management

Sand Flats Recreation Area

The Sand Flats Recreation Area (SFRA) near Moab, Utah is a nationally significant public lands treasure at the heart of the Colorado Plateau. A high plain of slickrock domes, bowls and fins, it rises in the east to meet the colorful mesas and nearly 13,000 foot peaks of the La Sal Mountains. 

Bordering the area on the north and south are the canyons of the Negro Bill and Mill Creek Wilderness Study Areas. Further north lies the deep gorge of the Colorado River and Arches National Park.

Area Activities


Sand Flats’ famous Slickrock and Porcupine Rim bike trails and almost 40 miles of jeep trails are world-renowned for their combination of challenge and awesome scenery. Sand Flats is also popular for camping. Approximately 150,000 visitors enjoy this 9,000 acre recreation area annually.

Management & Mission


The Sand Flats Recreation Area is managed through a unique partnership between Grand County and the Bureau of Land Management. In 1995 this area was developed through the collaborative efforts of Americorps, the Bureau of Land Management, Grand County and the Moab community.

SFRA’s mission is to protect the natural features of the area from adverse recreational impacts while providing access to sustainable and enjoyable recreational opportunities.

Contact Us

  1. Andrea Brand
    Program Manager
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    Joe Englbrecht
    Facility Coordinator


    Jason Turner
    Operations Coordinator
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    Mailing Address
    125 E. Center St.
    Moab, UT 84532

    Phone: 435-259-2444
    Fax:     435-259-1304

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