Campsites & Amenities
Along with easy access to biking and 4×4 trails, Sand Flats' campgrounds offer spectacular views of sandstone domes and canyons and the ever-changing La Sal Mountains. Visitors are awed by beautiful sunsets, the magic of howling coyotes and a night sky of seemingly unlimited stars.
Camping is in designated sites only, and visitors are required to abide by all posted rules. Sand Flats has over 120 campsites, in 9 campgrounds marked ‘A’ through ‘H’ and Juniper. Campsites cannot be reserved, but are offered on a first-come, first-serve basis. In the spring and fall campgrounds are typically full Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights and 75% to full other nights. Approximately 30% of the campsites turn over each morning. Your best chance of getting a campsite is to arrive before
3 pm. Check out facebook.com/sandflats for updates. Please see the map for campsite locations below.
Campsites have picnic tables, metal fire rings and nearby vault toilets. Campsites are limited to 10 people and 2 vehicles per site and all vehicles must park in parking areas provided. Campers will need to bring drinking water. Checkout time is 11 a.m.
If you are planning on camping mid-May to mid-September be aware that daytime temperatures will be mid 90's to 105 degrees Fahrenheit or more. Campsites have limited shade. Bringing your own shade structure is recommended. Night time temperatures are pleasant.
Helpful information concerning RVs
Campgrounds A, B,E, and Juniper (J) have campsites suitable for RVs but there are no hook- ups. Please note out of 120 individual campsites 30 can accommodate RVs 35-40 feet in length. There are no campsites that can accommodate vehicles longer than 40 feet. These campsites cannot be reserved but are offered on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Group Campsites Sand Flats has 2 group campsites that can be reserved. Please go to Group Site Reservations to make a reservation. The maximum number of occupants in a group campsite is 16. Groups of more than 16 people cannot be accommodated in Sand Flats and should contact the Bureau of Land Management on the web or by phone at 435-259-2100 for information on group campsites along the Colorado River.