Description

Bruneau Dunes Campground is situated alongside the largest sand dune in all of North America. Standing a staggering 427 feet, the small mountain (as it’s often been referred to) just appears seemingly out of nowhere from the otherwise flat, desert-like conditions surrounding the campground. The area’s reservable campsites are also within close proximity to the neighboring observatory, one of just two in the state.
Lodging provided
Bring your own Tents, Vans and truck campers, Trailers, RV & Motorhomes, Cabin
119 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking
Boating
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Climbing
Snow sports
Swimming
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Bruneau Dunes Campground.

Lake
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The vibe at Bruneau Dunes Campground

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Hipcamper Violet
Violet M.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
June 18th, 2017

Mosquitoes and really busy.

Hipcamper Sarah
Sarah G.
recommends this listing.
July 27th, 2017

I went in early season, and was able to walk up for a site. Great spot to explore the dunes from.

Hipcamper Kate
Kate R.
recommends this listing.
August 8th, 2017

High winds during some times of the year.

Hipcamper Michael
Michael S.
recommends this listing.
September 18th, 2018

We didn't get to stay more than a night on our way to Yellowstone from Oregon but it was a unique, dry landscape with the lake close by. I definitely want to go back and sled/board down the sand dunes! Sunset was amazing.

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Park
Bruneau Dunes State Park
State
Idaho
Country
United States
Phone Number
(208) 366-7919
Directions
View on Google Maps
Official Website
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Coordinates
42.91° N, 115.71° W
Unknown price
Cabin & Lodging: 7 Sites
(Up to 30 people per site)
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 112 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)

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