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Sand Island Campground, Bluff

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  • October 4, 2017
    We stopped here unexpectedly after stopping to talk to a local about another site. It was very easy to get to without any hike required. You need to enter Sand Island campground in order to access the...  more »
  • October 1, 2017
    The area is labeled “campgrounds” with no signage for the petroglyphs. When you get in there are directional signs and some information. It’s a free and simple side-trip. Some of the petroglyphs are v...  more »
  • September 15, 2017
    This is a quick stop off the main highway (UT191) that is signposted. The petroglyphs run along the rock wall for about 100 feet. In some areas they are very dense, in others not so, with some oldest ...  more »
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  • June 3, 2017
    Beautiful view and setup. Only thing lacking was running water and lights in the bathrooms. Would definitely stay again.
  • November 1, 2016
    This primitive BLM campsite is hidden below from the highway. You can hear some traffic and at night, you can see headlights from Highway 191. It only sits about 1/10 of the mile away from the road. However, since it is down below, it's surprisingly a decent campground with lots of cottonwood trees. There is a petroglyph wall adjacent to the campground. Each site has a very nice metal picnic table and fire ring. There are several vaulted toilets and running potable water spigots available. This is a great spot for base camping to visit the nearby attractions. I rated this a 4-star because the AT&T data service (No 4G and sometimes E+ or H) was not sufficient or reliable for my needs to work from the RV. If you're looking to work remotely, this may not be the place to work from since you are below the main road, and line of sight to AT&T tower may be hindered.
  • April 5, 2017
    Water and toilets but no showers. Not sure why you would stay here since there are miles of outback camping around here but if you do need to it's just your average BLM campground. Really, this is the place local tour operators use to launch San Juan float trips.
  • June 13, 2017
    Better than Mexican hat camping
  • July 19, 2016
    Maybe it's better in winter but during monsoon time (June-August), mosquitos will eat you. I've never seen so many of them in one place (except in Brazil once) and they seem to be fire-resistant. Even repellants showed little effect.

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