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Sand Mountain Campground

Length of Stay: 14 Days
Number of Sites: N/A Primitive Camping
Reservation Status: Not Accepted First come first served

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General Description

This very popular area is located in the high desert of west central Nevada, 25 miles east of Fallon. Camping within this large sand dune area is designated near the base of Sand Mountain. The area is open to all types of off-highway vehicle use. Many people visiting the area also take time to explore the historic 1860 Pony Express station and learn about the plants and animals of the Great Basin at the Sand Springs Desert Study Area.

Facilities: camping, and one vault toilet is provided.

Please Note: Visitors should bring plenty of water for drinking and washing since none is available at the site. Campfires are permitted, but there is no wood available.

Directions from Fallon: Travel 25 miles east along U.S. Highway 50.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Open: Year-round .

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Camping
ICON Nature Study
ICON Viewing Historic Sites 1860 Pony Express station.
ICON Viewing Scenery
ICON Viewing Wildlife
ICON Viewing Wildlife

Related Activities
Sand Mountain Recreation Area - Sand Mountain Recreation Area is located in the high desert of west central Nevada, 25 miles east of Fallon. The sand dunes of the 4795 acre recreation area provide challenges and excitement for many types of off-highway vehicle use.

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Visitor Information:

Nevada Commission on Tourism, 401 N. Carson Street , Carson City, NV, 89701


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