Bluff, Utah

Sand Island Recreation Area (BLM)

Bluff, Utah



Bluff, Utah
Phone: (435) 587-1504

Sites: 24
Recent Rate: $5 4/2014

Latitude: 37.2621819322183
Longitude: -109.616473320465

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) ?
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers ?
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) no
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) no
  • Water Water no
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • yes-river Waterfront Waterfront yes-river
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) ?
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake ?
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

Review Details

Ratings overview

9 Reviews

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oldmac

Review Count: 46
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 10

Date of Stay: April, 2014 - $5.00
Overall Rating:      

Beautiful spot. Cottonwoods were just leafing out so we had shade and privacy. Sites are large and mostly level. Loop road could use some work but it is not really a problem. A bit of noise from the road but the traffic diminished to almost nothing during the night. Lots of geological features to explore nearby, including Comb Ridge which is quite impressive. We camped at Sand Island Recreation Area (BLM) in a Motorhome.

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HercMaster

Review Count: 55
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: May, 2013 - $8.00
Overall Rating:      

Rate reflects senior discount. Dry camping, but with water spigots scattered throughout campground. Sites are nicely spaced and with good foliage in between. Pit toilets were clean. Interesting petroglyphs can be seen on a nearby rock wall. We camped at Sand Island Recreation Area (BLM) in a Motorhome.

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rhianna

Review Count: 41
States Visited: 19
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: April, 2012 - $10.00
Overall Rating:      

Very large sites. Weak phone signal, but usable. Quiet except for the bridge noise on Hwy 191. Had no problem getting our 40' MH in. Water available at the sign-in kiosk. Take off spot for rafters near the main building. Loop A is for tents, loop B for bigger rigs. All dirt roads so the dusty got to be a problem when the wind picked up. We paid the senior price of $5 per night. We camped at Sand Island Recreation Area (BLM) in a Motorhome.

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CowgirlCreations

Review Count: 49
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: October, 2011 - $12.00
Overall Rating:      

We were not able to stay at this park due to being full. I did not change the rating to "NO" on Big Rig accessible, but please note there is a large Cottonwood Tree on the loop turn that is low hanging. It took out a skylight on our 5er which is 12'9" tall. You can swing way wide to avoid it as long as the road is dry. There are only a few spots to accommodate a long rig. The "pull-through" spots are wide spots in the road, without a picnic table or easy access to "yard". We camped at Sand Island Recreation Area (BLM) in a Fifth Wheel.

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n2916s

Review Count: 15
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2011 - $10.00
Overall Rating:      

A nice, well laid out BLM campground. Many sites will handle a medium sized rig and a few will handle a big rig. There is a fresh water spigot adjacent to the "iron ranger" fee collection pedestal, but there is no dump station. Verizon was a sometimes thing. If you have big iron, be sure to follow the signs to Campground "B". Campground A will work fine for tenters or small towables. We camped at Sand Island Recreation Area (BLM) in a Travel Trailer.

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run2

Review Count: 133
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: October, 2010 - $5.00
Overall Rating:      

Big rig sites are just OK. There are quiet and shaded spots. A water hydrant is at park entrance for filling tank. Verizon was weak but worked. A few sites would be OK for a roof mounted satellite dish. Golden Access price is what is shown. We camped at Sand Island Recreation Area (BLM) in a Motorhome.

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dgassa

Review Count: 10
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: October, 2009 - $10.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a great BLM campground with some sites right on the San Juan River. No hookups or other extras, but who needs them in this beautiful setting. Pit toilets were clean and odor free. Since previous reviews the campground has been upgraded with many large sites suitable for any size RV. Most sites have shade. If you don't need hookups, this is the place to stay in Bluff. We would stay here again in a heartbeat. We camped at Sand Island Recreation Area (BLM) in a Fifth Wheel.

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Steve Bingham

Review Count: 6
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2008 - $5.00
Overall Rating:      

Great site for boon-docking. Primitive sites with no hookups. However, the isolation, view, nearby river access, and trees make this a wonderful place to stay for a night or two. The larger sites are limited. Get there early rather than later in the day. We camped at Sand Island Recreation Area (BLM) in a Travel Trailer.

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LiveWorkDream

Review Count: 34
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2007 - $10.00
Overall Rating:      

We almost stayed at Cadillac Ranch up the road, but opted to boondock instead. We weren't disappointed. AWESOME view of the canyons and along the river, you can't beat it for the price. We had no problem accessing it in our 24' 5er, but larger rigs might be tricky as there are only about 4 spots that can accommodate RVs, the rest are for cars. The only downside: it's very hot here in July, and the bugs, will come through your screens! Otherwise, fabulous place to hang out for a bit. Pump well water is available, that's it. We camped at Sand Island Recreation Area (BLM) in a Fifth Wheel.

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