Sand Mountain Recreation Area

Quick Facts

Sand Mountain Recreation Area

Nevada

(775) 885-6000

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Things To Do

     

Overview

Sand Mountain Recreation Area is a 4,795-acre recreation area. Sand Mountain is two miles long, 600 ft high. Primary use is off-highway vehicle riding. There is also the historic Sand Springs Pony Express Station and Desert Study Area to visit. The park is open year round. Reservations are not needed. For information about park fees, please contact the park. Activities enjoyed by visitors include: camping, hiking, backpacking, and cultural/historical sites.

Map of Sand Mountain Rec. Area

Latitude, Longitude: 39.287546, -118.438797

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Activities

  • Camping

    Please note that the campgrounds are primitive. Primarily self-contained vehicles are allowed to camp on designated areas.

  • Hiking

    Hiking is available.

  • Off Highway Vehicles

    OHV use is very popular Sand Mountain Recreation Area. Call ahead for information on rules, regulations, and driving conditions.

Seasonality/Weather

Directions

Driving

25 miles east of Fallon on U.S. Hwy 50.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(775) 885-6000

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