Little Sahara Recreation Area Visitor Center Closes for the Hot Summer Months

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BLM Press Release

FILLMORE, Utah – Due hot weather and decreases in visitation during the summer months, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Little Sahara Recreation Area Visitor Center will be closed starting on June 22, 2019. While the visitor center is closed, the recreation area will remain open to the public.

A day-use fee of $18 per vehicle or the display of an annual pass is required for entry. The day-use fee can be paid via the fee station’s self-pay tubes located at the entrance to the recreation area. Annual passes are available for purchase at the BLM Fillmore and Salt Lake Field Offices.

Vault toilets, flush toilets and the flush/dump stations will remain open throughout the summer. Although the recreation area does not provide all services, the surrounding cities of Nephi and Delta are full-service communities. These nearby communities offer a full complement of fuel, groceries, hotels, medical facilities, OHV supplies and other amenities.

The BLM encourages the public to take all appropriate safety measures, including riding with a partner, using protective equipment and following best practices for heat safety. Staff will continue to patrol the recreation area; however, visitors should call 9-1-1 in the event of an emergency. Non-emergencies should be reported to the Juab County Sheriff’s Office at (435) 623-1626. Requests for additional information or reports of maintenance-related issues should be made to BLM Outdoor Recreation Planner Jay Cram at (435) 433-5960 or (801) 971-6592.

To learn more about the recreation area or to download a brochure, visit www.blm.gov/learn/interpretive-centers/little-sahara-recreation-area.

Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf may call the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339 to leave a message or question with the above individual. The FRS is available 24 hours a day, seven days per week. Replies are provided during normal business hours.

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