Have a question? View our Sandpit Campground FAQs below!
Please be aware wristbands are sold separately and you must purchase wristbands to access Horsfall campsites as they are within the event boundaries.
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Sandpit Campground FAQs
Area 14 is located just east of the main event area on Sand Hollow Rd. The Sandpit is an existing campground with 19 standard sites, six sites equipped with power and water, and five group sites located on a hard pack gravel surface. Each campsite is clearly marked with existing signage. Each standard campsite in Area 14 is roughly 25′ wide by 65′ long. Each group campsite in Area 14 is roughly 130′ wide by 130′ long and will accommodate up to 10 trailers (depending on size).
Area 14 (Sandpit Campground) camping passes range from $300 to $1500 per site: standard campsites are $300 each, campsites with power and water are $350 each, and group campsites are $1500 each.
Each pass is good for six days and five nights starting at 12pm MT on Tuesday, October 18th through 12pm MT on Sunday, October 23rd.
Sandpit camping passes can be pre-purchased through our website by using the links on this page. If campsites do not sell out before the beginning of the event, passes can be purchased at the entry gate when you arrive. Traditionally, these campsites sell out quickly!
No. Camping passes and event entry wristbands are sold separately. We did this to keep the cost as cheap as possible and wanted to make sure each participant only have to purchase what they need.
You can pre-purchase wristbands through the website up to the week of the event, or purchase them at the gate for $50. We recommend purchasing them through the website to help reduce wait times at the gate.
Yes, please be aware everybody in your vehicle will need event entry wristbands to get through the entry gate to access your camping spot. Wristbands are $50 per person through the website or at the gate. Kids 12 and under are free!
The event starts at 9am on Wednesday but you can check in starting 12pm MT on Tuesday, October 18th. Unlike previous years, there is no additional fee for setting up camp on Tuesday!
All participants are asked to clean their sites and check out by 12pm MT on Sunday, October 23rd. Please help us leave Sand Hollow cleaner than we found it!
After the purchase of a Sandpit group campsite, our team will contact you to figure out how many vehicle passes you will need. Each group campsite comes with one vehicle pass. Each additional vehicle will need a pass and can be obtained by purchasing a Pod Sand Camping pass at $200 each.
Each vehicle in the Sandpit Campground will need a vehicle pass to get through the gate. If you have additional vehicles, simply purchase a $200 Beach Pod Camping pass for each extra vehicle. Adding a Beach Pod Camping pass affords your vehicle a vehicle pass. This vehicle can either camp in the Sand Pod or within a friend’s reserved campsite, as long as they fit within the boundaries of that reserved campsite. campsite. Please note that at least one person must have a camping pass associated with the campsite you are staying in. Overflow parking is available if needed!
No dozer is required in this area. Area 14 is an existing campground with campsites located on a hardpack gravel surface.
Area 14 can be accessed from Sand Hollow Road, east of the rental shop. Access to the campground will be monitored by our security team, making sure both the road and entrance remain unobstructed during the event. Our security team at the gate will make sure all vehicles have the appropriate vehicle passes and camping reservations. If trailers trying to enter the sand are staged on the access road, campers staying in Sandpit Campground will be allowed to bypass the line of trailers, but, for safety, only with the help of our road crew.
Six of the Sandpit campsites have water and power hookups, while the other 23 sites (including group sites) are dry camping sites located in a gravel parking lot. We recommend filling your tanks in Hurricane or at the Westside Campground located in the park. The Westside Campground has 4 dump stations and a water filling station that can be used before accessing the event area. There are no dump locations for Gray/Blackwater in the Sandpit Campground. Gray/Blackwater is not permitted to be dumped on the gravel, pavement, or in the grass. If you need your tanks dumped during the event we will have a septic service company you can call for a small fee or you can head over to the Westside Campground location just 1/2 mile away.
Campfires are allowed in the Sandpit Campground. Participants must use the fire rings supplied with each campsite. We ask participants not to throw cans, glass, or garbage in the fire pits. Please help us leave Sand Hollow better than we found it!
Areas 14 is an existing campground and has multiple dumpsters located throughout the campground. We ask that all participants help keep the dunes and campground clean by using these dumpsters during the event.
Area 14 has existing flush restrooms and showers located in the center of the lot. The showers are coin-operated and cleaned daily by our campground host.
Area 14 will have a full-time campground host provided by Sand Hollow State Park. The campground host will monitor the campground at all times and help check-in campers as they arrive each day. The campground host will be camped near the center of the park next to the restrooms. Feel free to swing by and say hi as they are there to help and answer any questions you may have.
Yes. Contact Sand Hollow State Park for the permit. 5-day permits ($15/ea) are required to fly drones within the state park. Violators are subject to citation.