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PARK UPDATE:

June 2021: 

The restroom buildings are open and showers are available in Broken Wheel and Eagle Cove Campgrounds.

Our observatory is closed until further notice. Please, keep an eye on this page for upcoming observatory announcements.

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.

Fire Restrictions: Stage 2 restrictions are in affect as of Friday June 25, 2021. Meaning no wood campfires or charcoal fires anywhere in the park. You may still use propane stoves and BBQ’s as well as propane fire pits, in your designated campsite.

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

Location: 64 miles south of Boise, ID | 259 miles northwest of Ogden, UT | 181 miles north of Elko, NV | 115 miles southeast of Ontario, OR

Amenities:

  • Boat Ramp/Launch
  • Charcoal Grills
  • Dump station
  • Electricity
  • Equestrian Campsites
  • Fire Rings
  • Firewood Sales
  • Flush toilets
  • Group Picnic Shelter
  • Indoor Restrooms
  • Indoor Showers
  • Life Jacket Loaner Station
  • Picnic Areas

Accommodations:

  • Cabins
  • RV Campsites
  • Tent Campsites

Trail Types: Hike, bike, horse

ADA Accessibility features:

  • ADA Cabin
  • ADA Campsite
  • ADA Restroom

Acreage: 4,800

Elevation: 2,470

Coordinates: 42.9100, -115.70972

Groups: Shelters, conference rooms

Overnight: 82 serviced; 35 standard; 2 ADA campsites; 2 cabins (1 ADA)

Nearby: Bruneau Canyon Overlook, CJ Strike Wildlife Management Area, Silver City historic mining town, Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area, Owyhee Uplands National Backcountry Byway

Rent or Buy: Sand boards are available for rent at the Visitors Center Nature Store for $15/day, and you can also purchase gifts, souvenirs, drinks and snacks there

Wifi Info: Wi-Fi hot spots are located at the Visitor Center and at the Observatory.

Learn: Guided walks, special programs, education center and observatory

Visitor Center: Yes

Museum Available: Yes

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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