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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Fillmore Field Office
 
Release Date: 04/10/14
Contacts: Lisa Reid, 435-743-3128    

BLM Preparing for Easter Weekend at Little Sahara Recreation Area


Fillmore, Utah—Bureau of Land Management (BLM) staff and partner agencies are preparing for thousands of visitors at Little Sahara Recreation Area (LSRA) for the first big recreation weekend of the year. LSRA offers a unique off-road opportunity for sand rails, dune buggies, ATVs, UTVs and motorcycles. Overnight camping for families and recreational vehicles is available. Maintenance crews are working to restore the potable water supply from annual winterization; it is expected to be flowing by Easter weekend. 

The Little Sahara - Willard R. Fulmer Visitor Center hours are as follows:

                        Regular Business Hours:                                             

Sunday:
Monday:
Tuesday:
Wednesday:
Thursday: 
Friday:
Saturday: 
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Closed 
Closed
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.   
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.    

The visitor center will be open extended hours during the Easter weekend.

The 2014 annual permits for LSRA are on sale. Annual permits are good for 12 months from the date of purchase and the cost of the first vehicle permit is $120. The second vehicle permit is available for $65. Daily permits are also available for $18 which expires at dusk on the second day. Senior citizens receive a 50 percent discount on all LSRA fees. Permits may be purchased at the LSRA Visitor Center and two other locations between 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.: the BLM Fillmore Field Office and BLM Salt Lake Field Office. Gift certificates are also available. 

Fillmore Field Office
95 East 500 North
Fillmore, Utah 84631
(435) 743-3100        

Salt Lake Field Office 
2370 South 2300 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84119
(801) 977-4300
LSRA Visitor Center
27020 W Sand Mountain
Nephi, UT 84648
(435) 433-5960

For more information about Little Sahara Recreation Area, call 435-743-3100 or visit http://on.doi.gov/xkVcv6

 
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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 2013, the BLM generated $4.7 billion in receipts from public lands.
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Fillmore Field Office   95 East 500 North      Fillmore, UT 84631  

Last updated: 04-10-2014