Monahans Sandhill State Park RV & Campground Guide

Texas

See one of the most interesting ecosystems on earth by visiting Monahans Sandhill State Park and its Dunagan Vis­i­tors Center about 5 miles east of Monahans, Texas. You can rent a sand disk to slide down the hills and climb up them to slide down again at this park, which is located about 40 miles northeast of Pecos and 50 miles north of Fort Stockton, Texas. You can even bring your horse to ride along the 800-acre equestrian area and wander across the sand as much as you want because there are no marked trails. You'll want to get up early in the morning to watch the sunrise across the sand. 

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Weather
Spring 49 – 83 F
Summer 68 – 97 F
Fall 56 – 86 F
Winter 31 – 63 F
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Nearby Cities
Pecos, TX
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Monahans Sandhill State Park

You do not want to miss a moment of the fun that you can have sledding, hiking and wildlife viewing at this state park, so bring your RV to camp nearby. If you do not have a motorhome, then rent one on RVshare.com

Monahans Sandhills State Park

There are 26 campsites at Monahans Sandhills State Park. Rates start at $15 per night, and each site comes with a shade shelter.

Water hookup: Yes 

Electrical hookup: Yes 

Sewer hookup: No 

Wi-Fi: No 

Pet-friendly: Yes 

Other amenities: Grills, fire rings, picnic tables 

Ana's RV Park

Cable television, internet and barbecue pits are just a few of the amenities that you'll find at this family-owned RV park. Rates start at $40 per night at Ana's RV Park, and you can get weekly or monthly rates.

Water hookup: Yes 

Electrical hookup: Yes 

Sewer hookup: Yes 

Wi-Fi: Yes 

Pet-friendly: Yes 

Other amenities: Cable TV, internet, barbecue pits 

Winkler County Park

This campground at Kermit, Texas, offers paved campsites in a well-maintained county park. Keep the kids occupied with the playground and plenty of places to run.

Water hookup: Yes 

Electrical hookup: Yes 

Sewer hookup: Yes 

Wi-Fi: No 

Pet-friendly: Yes 

Other amenities: Playground 

Mesquite Oasis RV Park

Indoor basketball, pool, an exercise room, laundry and a community room are just a few of the amenities that you will find at this campground in Odessa, Texas. Daily, weekly and monthly rates are available at Mesquite Oasis RV Park.

Water hookup: Yes 

Electrical hookup: Yes 

Sewer hookup: Yes 

Wi-Fi: No 

Pet-friendly: Yes 

Other amenities: Indoor basketball, catch-and-release pond, laundry 

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What to Do at
Monahans Sandhill State Park

Inside Monahans Sandhill State Park

Head to the visitors' center to cool off and watch the wildlife through the large windows of the building. Then, head back outside to slide down the sand dunes. You can also go hiking anywhere that you want in this park because there are no designated trails. Bring your horses and go for long trail rides in the equestrian area. This park is conveniently located very near Interstate 20 and a great place to spend a day or two relaxing. However, be forewarned that the afternoon temperatures can get hot, so it's important to drink plenty of water. 

Outside Monahans Sandhill State Park

Monahans, Texas, has many great places to dine and places to shop. Nearby towns like Kermit, Odessa, Fort Stockton and Pecos offer other unique opportunities. In addition to eating and shopping, you can also find attractions to visit. 

Restaurants

Pappy's BBQ

Order ribs, brisket, hot links or chicken at this family-owned barbecue join that opens at 11 a.m. every day. You will want to be there early because the cooks lock up when they sell out. 

Type: BBQ

Location: 1901 S. Stockton Ave., Monahans, TX 79756

Fermin's

If you love spicy salsa, then make plans to eat at this restaurant where you will get enormous servings of your favorite Tex-Mex foods. 

Type: Mexican

Location: 400 N. Main Ave., Monahans, TX 79756

Main Street Café

Get your favorite Southern comfort or seafood entrees at this restaurant. Each meal comes with fresh vegetable sides. 

Type: American

Location: 720 S. Main Ave., Monahans, TX 79756

Great Wall Buffet

Choose from all your Chinese favorites at this small restaurant where the prices are very reasonable. 

Type: Chinese

Location: 602 S. Main Ave., Monahans, TX 79756

Howard's Drive-in

Dine on freshly breaded steak or chicken fingers at this restaurant or opt for a hamburger with all the fixings and a side of onion rings. 

Type: American

Location: 600 S. Main Ave., Monahans, TX 79756

Shopping

Inspirations

Mud Pie, Armetale, Jim Shore, Circle-E and Merle Norman Cosmetics are just a few of the brands that this store carries. You can even take advantage of a free facial and skin analysis here. 

Location: 207 S. Main Ave., Monahans, TX 79756

Rustic Lace Boutique

Find women's casual clothing and accessories at this family-owned store. 

Location: 407 S. Main Ave. Ste. B, Monahans, TX 79756

Simply Home & Ranch Supply

Browse a wide range of supplies at this family-owned True Value Hardware store, including western wear and home décor. 

Location: 207 S. Stockton, Monahans, TX 79756

Three Star Signs and Apparel

Pick up clothing for the whole family, decals, signs and more at this store. 

Location: 718 S. Main, Monahans TX 79756

Rosa's Flowers and Gifts From the Heart

Get fresh flower bouquets at this shop where you can also find great gift baskets. 

Location: 109 W. Austin St., Kermit, TX 79745

Sightseeing

Million Barrel Museum

Learn the story of the World War II-era Pyote Air Force Base, see a typical 1909 house and view a cement oil tank designed to hold a massive amount of oil. This museum will give you a better idea of the area's past economy. 

Location: 400 Museum Blvd., Monahans, TX 79756

Sims Skateland

Take the family for a night of roller-skating fun at this rink that also serves snow cones. 

Location: 300 E. Austin St., Kermit, Texas 79745

Winkler County Golf Course

Enjoy hitting the links at this nine-hole golf course. 

Location: 1250 County Rd. 102, Kermit, TX 79745

The Globe Theatre

Located on Odessa College's campus, this 410-seat theater puts on many performances that often feature Shakespearean works.

Location: 201 W. University, Odessa, TX 79764

Ellen Noel Art Museum

This museum is one of the few art museums in the area. It is a gift from Bill Noel and his wife Ellen, who were huge art collectors. 

Location: 4909 E. University Blvd., Odessa, TX 79762

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How to Get to
Monahans Sandhill State Park

If you are on Interstate 20, then take exit 86. Get on the service road going south and take it to Park Road 4. Turn right and you will find the park in about a quarter mile.

Entering Monahans Sandhill State Park

The park's hours for day use are 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Per person : $4

Children 12 and under may enter at no cost.

Going sledding on the sand at Monahans Sandhills State Park is an amazing adventure. You can also hike across the sand or ride your horse for miles. There are great places near the park to dine, shop and visit when you could use a break from your outdoor adventures. If you have been to this state park, then post about it on your social media and tag RVshare.com. We would love to hear about your adventures. You can also send your stories and photos to [email protected] People are constantly amazed by the ecosystem at this state park, and it should definitely be one you tell your friends about visiting.