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Little Sahara Recreation Area Visitor Center Opens Feb. 12, 2015

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Utah Little Sahara Recreation Area (LSRA) Visitor Center will open for the season on Feb. 12, 2015. During the season, LSRA staff will be available 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Thursday through Monday. Self-pay tubes will be available for visitors arriving when the visitor center is closed.

The minimum use fee is $18, which is good until dusk following the day of purchase. Seniors and those with a Federal Senior or Access pass receive a 50% discount on the use fee. Annual passes are available for $120, which are good for one year from the month of purchase.   Annual passes can be purchased at the LSRA Visitor Center; the BLM-Utah Fillmore Field Office, (435) 743-3100; and the BLM-Utah Salt Lake Field Office, (801) 977-4300. Please note that valid proof of payment is required beyond the Visitor Center and proof may be requested at any time before exiting LSRA.

Water is currently available at both fill stations and in the Oasis and Jericho Campgrounds. Weather permitting, all water will be on before Easter Weekend. The public is reminded to take all appropriate safety measures, including not riding alone, using protective equipment, and wearing clothing suited to adverse weather conditions. 

All emergencies should be called in to 9-1-1. Non-emergencies can be reported by calling the Juab County Sheriff’s Office at (435)623-1626. Any LSRA maintenance-related issues should be reported to LSRA outdoor recreation planner Jay Cram at (435)433-5960 or (801)971-6592. 

To learn more about recreation at LSRA or to download an LSRA brochure, please visit:

The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land, the most of any federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The BLM's mission is to manage and conserve the public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations under our mandate of multiple-use and sustained yield. In fiscal year 2014, the BLM generated $5.2 billion in receipts from public lands.

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The Fillmore Field Office (FFO) is located in west-central Utah, bordering Great Basin National Park, and the Fishlake, Dixie and Manti-LaSal National Forests. The FFO is on the eastern edge of the Basin and Range Geographic Province and is dominated by numerous alternating north-south trending mountain ranges and sedimentary basins. Peaks in the mountain ranges include Granite Peak, Notch Peak and Swasey Peak climbing to elevations exceeding 12,000 feet.

The basins include Sevier Lake, Tule Valley, Black Rock Desert, and Sevier Desert.  The Sevier Desert contains the 60,000 acres of sand dunes known as Little Sahara Recreation Area, which is administered by FFO.  At an elevation of 5,100 feet, the Yuba Special Recreation Management Area offers a variety of water recreation opportunities.  When full, the lake is 22 miles long and reaches a maximum depth of 80 feet.  This recreation area is cooperatively managed by Utah State Parks and Recreation and the Bureau of Land Management. The field office administers 4.7 million acres making it the largest contiguous BLM administrative area in Utah.

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Bureau of Land Management

Fillmore Field Office

95 East 500 North

Fillmore, Utah 84631

Phone: (435) 743-3100

Fax: (435) 743-3135