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PARK UPDATE:

Spring 2022 Update:

All facilities are open, and water is on at campsites.

Sandboards are available to rent from the Visitor Center. Visitor Center hours may vary so please call ahead to confirm availability.

No off-roading is permitted in the park.   This includes ALL motor vehicles.

Observatory update: 

The Bruneau Dunes Observatory will be open to the public beginning Friday, April 15th.
Please read the ENTIRE announcement for details.
SEATING AND VIEWING ARE LIMITED TO 80 PEOPLE TOTAL. TICKETS ARE FIRST COME FIRST SERVED. We will be offering programs on Friday and Saturday nights through the summer season. Tickets will go on sale at 9 p.m. at the Steele-Reese Education Center (times will change through the season based on sunset). The program will start at 9:30 PM for the indoor presentation with telescope viewing to follow. There are no advanced reservations or ticket sales. We can only accept CASH OR CHECK at this time. WE CANNOT ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS.
 
Observatory Prices for 2022:
Individual- $5 | Family (Parents and their minor children)- $20 |Students (On a school field trip)- $3 |All vehicles must either pay the $7 MVEF (Entrance Fee) or display the Idaho Passport Sticker.
For questions about the program please call the park at 208-366-7919.
 

Please note: UAV/Drone use is only permitted in the designated UAV area (contact the park for location). Flight outside of the designated are is strictly prohibited.

The park has day use areas, which include the dunes, which are only open to the public from 7 am to 10 pm. Please refer to IDAPA code 26.01.20.

Park Reservations
By phone: 1-888-9-CAMPID or 1-888-922-6743

Bruneau Dunes State Park Cabins

Our small (11’ 3” square) camper cabins are situated with an excellent view of the dunes and sleeps five on a bunk bed and futon.  From the large front porch, you can sit on the swing and gaze out at the dunes.   The cabins are furnished with a small table, two small benches, electricity, and an A/C & heating unit.  Each cabin has a picnic table and fire ring.  Guests must bring their own bedding.  

Mid-October through mid-March; water and restroom/shower facilities are not available.  Vault toilets are located nearby.

The charge for cabin rental is $67-72 per night.  Reservations can be made by calling Reserve America at 888-922-6743 or booking online at www.parksandrecreation.idaho.gov

For same day cabins stays please call the park ahead of arrival to ensure availability. No Walk-Ins will be accepted for Cabins after 3pm MST.

Interior view of the cabin, bunk of left, futon on right

Current Conditions

Contact the Park

Address: 27608 Sand Dunes Rd
Bruneau, ID 83647
Phone: (208) 366-7919
Hours of Operation: Day-use locations within state parks are open from 7 am to 10 pm, per Idaho state code 26.01.20 (5). Day-use hours may change based on park manager discretion.

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