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Weiser Sand Dunes

Thursday, October 16, 2014
Alt Names Snake River, Olds Ferry Road
Last Known Status Open
DESCRIPTION

Overlooking the scenic Snake River, this area has about 130 acres of sand dunes. There are no fees to ride or camp but no services except for a vault toilet so come prepared. Steck Park is about 8 miles north and offers two boat ramps and a campground but no hookups.

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LOCATION
Nearest City Weiser, ID
Address Old Ferry Road, Weiser, ID 83672
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From: Boise, ID
1) Take I-84 north to exit 376B
2) Turn right (east) onto Idaho Avenue, continue 1.2 miles
3) Turn left (north) onto US-95, continue about 17 miles
4) Turn left (west) onto US-95/Main Street, continue 1 mile
5) Turn left (south) onto W 7th Street, continue about 100 yards
6) Take exit for Old Highway 70, continue 4.5 miles
7) Turn right (north) onto Eaton Road, continue 1 mile
8) Turn left (west) onto Old Ferry Road, continue about 8 miles
9) Dunes entrance is on the left.
TYPE OF AREA
Area Dunes
Land BLM
QUALITY
Rating Rating    Good    
Recommended Stay Full Day
TERRAIN
Climate Type Desert
Elevation 2080 to 2100 ft.
Trail Maintenance Unknown
Loose Dirt This dune area has no loose dirt.None
Hard Pack The dune area has no hard pack terrain.None
Sand This dune area has almost all sandy areas.All paddle or sand tire recommended for best experience
Mud The dune area has no mud after it rains.None
Dust The dune area has no dust on typical days.None
Rocks This dune area has no rocks.None
Trees The dune area has few trees.Few
Steep Hills This dune area has few steep hills.Few
Water Crossings The dune area has no water crossings.None
Small Jumps This dune area has some small jumps.Some
Large Jumps This dune area has some large jumps.Some
Berms The dune area has no berms.None
Single Track This BLM land has no single track trails.None
Hazards This dune area has few hazards.Few (hazards assumed marked but use caution)
Easy Terrain Novice This dune area has mostly beginner terrain.Mostly
Moderate Terrain Amateur This dune area has some intermediate level terrain.Some
Difficult Terrain Expert This dune area has no expert terrain.None
REGULATIONS
Permit Required Yes Idaho OHV Registration Sticker
Dates Open Year-Round
Spark Arrestor Yes A spark arresting silencer or end cap is required for all vehicles.
Noise Limit Yes (96 dB)
Whip Flags Not Required Safety Flags Recommended
Maximum Vehicle Width
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles Motorcycles Permitted
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers ATVs Permitted
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTVs / SXS Permitted
Allow 4x4 Jeeps, SUVs and 4 x 4 Trucks with License Plates 4x4s / Jeeps (registered) Permitted
Dune Buggy/Sand Rail
4x4 (unregistered)
Prohibited
Two Strokes /
2 Cycle Engines
No Restriction
Helmets Required Youth Only required for persons under 18 by state law
(RiderPlanet strongly recommends helmets for all riders.)
Bicycles No Restriction Not Recommended
Hiking No Restriction
Horseback No Restriction
Camping / Overnight RV Parking Camping Some Areas (camp in developed sites only)
camping is limited to 14 days
Campfire Restrictions Campfires
Night Riding Unknown
Fireworks Prohibited
Firearms Prohibited
Emergency / Law Enforcement
Insurance *Disclaimer: RiderPlanet recommends that all riders obtain motorcycle insurance or ATV / UTV insurance before visiting any of the locations depicted.
FEES
Parking No ($0.00)
Entry No ($0.00)
Riding No ($0.00)
Camping Yes
Tent: $5.00
RV: $8.00
Addtl. Vehicle: $0.00
Steck Park Campground Fees
KEY SERVICES
First Aid First Aid 5-20 Miles (SE) Weiser Memorial Hospital (208) 549-0370
Gasoline Gasoline 5-20 Miles (SE) Campo's Fast & Easy (208) 549-8227
Diesel Diesel 5-20 Miles (SE) Campo's Fast & Easy (208) 549-8227
Potable Water Water 5-20 Miles (SE) Catfish Junction RV Park (541) 262-3833
RV Hookups RV Hookup 5-20 Miles (SE) Catfish Junction RV Park (541) 262-3833
RV Dump Station RV Disposal 5-20 Miles (SE) Catfish Junction RV Park (541) 262-3833
Primitive Camping Campground 30+ Miles (N) Steck Park Campground (208) 384-3300
Convenience Store Conv Store 5-20 Miles (SE) Campo's Fast & Easy (208) 549-8227
Swimming Swim Area Weiser, ID
Body of Water Water Body On Site Snake River
Boating Launch Boat Ramp 30+ Miles (N) Steck Park Boat Ramp (208) 384-3300
CONTACTS
Contact Info BLM - Four Rivers Field Office
3948 Development Avenue
Boise, ID 83705
(208) 384-3300
www.blm.gov
Contact Info Idaho Parks And Recreation
5657 E Warm Springs Ave
Boise, ID 83716
(208) 334-4197
reghelpline@idpr.idaho.gov
idpr.idaho.gov
Comment Idaho OHV Sticker Info
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Weiser Sand Dunes Dune Area

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Weiser Sand Dunes Dune Area

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Weiser Sand Dunes Dune Area Photo

Weiser Sand Dunes Dune Area

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Weiser Sand Dunes Dune Area Photo

Weiser Sand Dunes Dune Area

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Weiser Sand Dunes Dune Area Photo

Weiser Sand Dunes Dune Area

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Weiser Sand Dunes Dune Area Photo

Weiser Sand Dunes Dune Area

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Weiser Sand Dunes Dune Area Photo

Weiser Sand Dunes Dune Area

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Weiser Sand Dunes Dune Area Photo

Weiser Sand Dunes Dune Area

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Weiser Sand Dunes Dune Area Photo

Weiser Sand Dunes Dune Area

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Weiser Sand Dunes Dune Area Photo

Weiser Sand Dunes Dune Area

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