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Juniper Dunes Area

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Alt Names

Juniper Dunes

Last Known StatusOpen

Open year-round, this area consists of dunes and several trails that wind through sagebrush and juniper trees. Primitive camping is permitted and while there are currently no services, there are plans to add BBQ grills, trashcans, shelters and picnic tables in the near future.

Whip flags are required and a permit must be filled out and returned to the BLM Spokane Office. The first two miles of Peterson Road is located on private property and permission must be obtained from the local landowners.

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DRIVING DIRECTIONS

Nearest CityPasco, WA
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From: Pasco, WA
1) Take US-12 to exit for Pasco-Kahlotus Road
2) Turn east on Pasco-Kahlotus Road, continue 5.8 miles
3) Turn left (north) on Peterson Road, continue about 2.5 miles toward the dune area.

TYPE OF AREA

AreaTrail, Dunes
LandBLM

RATINGS

Our RatingRatingGood    
Recommended StayFull Day
Comments(Scroll Down For Visitor Reviews & Comments)

TERRAIN

Square Miles30
Climate TypeDesert
Elevation850 to 1000 ft.
Trail MaintenanceUnknown
Loose DirtThis OHV area has no loose dirt.None
Hard PackThe OHV area has no hard pack terrain.None
SandThis OHV area has almost all sandy areas.Allpaddle or sand tire recommended for best experience
MudThe OHV area has no mud after it rains.None
DustThe OHV area has no dust on typical days.None
RocksThis OHV area has no rocks.None
TreesThe OHV area has no trees.None
Steep HillsThis OHV area has some steep hills.Some
Water CrossingsThe OHV area has no water crossings.None
Small JumpsThis OHV area has some small jumps.Some
Large JumpsThis OHV area has some large jumps.Some
BermsThe OHV area has some berms.Some
Single TrackThis BLM land has no single track trails.None
RoadsThis BLM land has no roads.None
ShadeThis BLM land has no shaded areas.None
HazardsThis OHV area has few hazards.Few(hazards assumed marked but use caution)
Easy Terrain NoviceThis OHV area has some beginner terrain.Some
Moderate Terrain AmateurThis OHV area has mostly intermediate level terrain.Mostly
Difficult Terrain ExpertThis OHV area has little expert terrain.Little

REGULATIONS

Permit RequiredYesWA ORV Tab and BLM Permit
Dates OpenYear-Round
Spark ArrestorYesA spark arresting silencer or end cap is required for all vehicles.
Noise LimitYes (105 dB)
Whip FlagsYes (96 inches)Safety Flags Required
Maximum Vehicle WidthNo Restriction
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles MotorcyclesPermitted
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers ATVsPermitted
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTVs / SXSPermitted
Allow 4x4 Jeeps, SUVs and 4 x 4 Trucks with License Plates 4x4s / Jeeps (registered)Permitted
Dune Buggy/Sand Rail
4x4 (unregistered)
Permitted
Two Strokes /
2 Cycle Engines
No Restriction
BicyclesNo RestrictionNot Recommended
HikingNo Restriction
HorsebackNo Restriction
Camping / Overnight RV Parking CampingNo Restriction(camp anywhere)
permit required for overnight stays, contact BLM
Campfire Restrictions Campfires
Night RidingUnknownNot Recommended
FireworksProhibited
Emergency / Law EnforcementSomeDedicated Rangers/Officers
Armed Officers
Insurance*Disclaimer: Be Safe! RiderPlanet recommends insurance for all riders and visitors to the destinations depicted on this website.

FEES & PASSES

Parking ($0.00)
EntryNo ($0.00)
RidingNo ($0.00)
CampingNo ($0.00)

KEY SERVICES

First Aid First Aid5-20 Miles (SW)Lourdes Medical Center (509) 547-7704
Gasoline Gasoline5-20 Miles (SW)Chevron (509) 545-6587
Diesel Diesel5-20 Miles (SW)Chevron (509) 545-6587
Potable Water Water5-20 Miles (SE)Charbonneau Park (509) 547-2048
RV Hookups RV Hookup5-20 Miles (SE)Charbonneau Park (509) 547-2048
RV Dump Station RV Disposal5-20 Miles (SE)Charbonneau Park (509) 547-2048
Primitive Camping Campground5-20 Miles (SE)Charbonneau Park (509) 547-2048
Convenience Store Conv Store5-20 Miles (SW)7-11 (509) 545-8813
Swimming Swim Area5-20 Miles (SE)Charbonneau Park (509) 547-2048
Body of Water Water Body5-20 Miles (S)Snake River
Boating Launch Boat Ramp5-20 Miles (SW)Sacajawea State Park (506) 545-2361

OFFICIAL CONTACTS

Contact InfoBLM - Spokane District
1103 N. Fancher
Spokane, WA 99212
(509) 536-1200
blm_or_sp_mail@blm.gov
www.blm.gov

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