November 2021 Update:
Water in the main campgrounds has been shut off for winter (power remains ON). Water is available is the Equestrian campground for those needing to fill their RV tanks. Vault toilets are open in all campgrounds and the Big Dune Day Use area. The RV dump station remains open, but the water has also been shut off for Winter.
Sandboards are available to rent from the Visitor Center. Visitor Center hours vary, please call ahead to confirm availability.
Observatory update (September 2021): In order to make needed repairs on the building, we have decided to close the Observatory a little early this season. We apologize to those hoping to reserve a spot in October. We hope to resume normal programs in the spring and to see you here!
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.
Sandboarding is a fun and unique way to experience the dunes. Board rentals are available at the park Visitor Center daily, $15 for one board or $25 for two. There are two styles available for rent-stand up and sled.
Know before you go. Call the Visitor Center for office hours, especially during off season. 208-366-7919
Board rentals are stopped for the day when:
- Air temperature reaches 80* at the park
- 1.5 hours before Visitor Center closing time
- Boards must be returned 30 minutes before Visitor Center closing time.
- No refunds on board rentals.
- No overnight board rentals.
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.