Sand Hollow State Park RV & Campground Guide

Utah

The Sand Hollow State Park is one of the newest state parks in Utah, open to the public as a state park in 2003, and has quickly become one of the most popular! The 20,000-acre park offers a stunning red sandstone landscape and sandy beaches, a warm-water reservoir and 15,000 acres of dunes. Visitors each year can enjoy a diverse variety of recreation activities, from ATV riding to boating and fishing, hiking, horseback riding and much more. Read further to learn more about why Sand Hollow State Park is so popular and one of the most visited state parks in Utah!

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Weather
Spring 50s-80s F
Summer 60s-90s F
Fall 60s-90s F
Winter 20s-50s F
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Nearby Cities
St. George, UT
Washington, UT
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Sand Hollow State Park

Not sure you want your Sand Hollow State Park camping trip to be in a tent under the stars? It doesn’t have to be – swapping your tent for an RV offers a fun and exciting glamping experience instead. With an RV as your home base for your camping trip, you’ll always have a comfortable, cozy bed, private bathroom and kitchen you can stock with all your favorite snacks. If you’re thinking of an RV for your next camping trip, consider renting one from RVshare.com. It’s easy to choose a completely custom RV that fits all your needs, and there are plenty of options for all budgets. Plus, you’ll have access to a helpful support team should you run into any troubles and all rentals include nationwide insurance and 24/7 roadside assistance.

After you’ve found the perfect RV, the next step is finding the perfect location for camping. What could be better that right inside the state park? There are three campground areas located within Sand Hollow State Park, some of which offer full hookups, modern restrooms, hot showers and much more. These popular campsites fill up quickly, but there are several other private campgrounds in the area. Here are some worth checking out:

St. George/Hurricane KOA

With a location nearby both the state park and many other local attractions and activities, St. George/Hurricane KOA is a great campground choice for your next trip. With a wide variety of family-friendly amenities, you’ll have plenty of fun both at the campground and in the local area when staying here!

Water hookup: yes

Electrical hookup: yes

Sewer hookup: yes

Wifi: yes

Pet-friendly: yes

Other amenities: cable TV, mini golf, pool, snack bar, biking trails, library book exchange, billiards, horseshoes, pickleball court, playground, clubhouse, laundry facilities.

St. George RV Park and Campground

St. George RV Park and Campground is not just a family-friendly campground with shaded, spacious sites. It’s all that, plus the campground is nestled underneath beautiful red hills with stunning views of Zion National Park. Visitors can relax at their campsite taking in the beauty, or enjoy some of the trails and scenic views.

Water hookup: yes

Electrical hookup: yes

Sewer hookup: yes

Wifi: yes

Pet-friendly: no

Other amenities: cable TV, bathrooms and showers, laundry room.

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What to Do at
Sand Hollow State Park

Inside Sand Hollow State Park

Once you enter Sand Hollow State Park and take in the unique and beautiful red sand surroundings, you may never want to leave! Luckily, there are plenty of things to do at the park, from water fun to the incredibly popular ATV and OHV riding. Here are more details on some of the activities inside the park:

Water Activities – Sand Hollow State Park is home to a 1,322-acre warm water reservoir, making it the perfect spot for a wide variety of water sports and activities. Visitors can enjoy swimming, water skiing, boating and more. Fishing is another popular activity inside the state park – there are catfish, crappie and bass abundant in the water, and you can fish from a boat or the shore.  

ATV and OHV Riding – Sand Hollow is one of Utah’s most popular spots for riding ATVs and OHVs. Not only is the scenery stunning, thanks to the unique red sand, the park offers 15,000 acres of sand dunes at Sand Mountain with open riding, plus technical trails. ATV rental is also available, but reservations are recommended.

Outside Sand Hollow State Park

The Hurricane, Utah area is known for its natural beauty and wide variety of nature experiences and activities. Take in the sights on a guided ATV tour, check out real dinosaur fossils and check a National Park off your vacation bucket list – you can do all that and more! Here are some things to do nearby once you’re done enjoying Sand Hollow State Park:

Restaurants

If a night out sounds like a great idea after a fun day at the park, you’re in luck! The area nearby Sand Hollow State Park has many restaurant options, from family-owned barbecue to restaurants with meals and mountain views, you’re sure to enjoy a delicious and fun meal with family and friends. Here are some local restaurants worth checking out:

Lonny Boy’s BBQ

A family-owned and operated restaurant, Lonny Boy’s BBQ has a mission to create the best barbecue this side of the Mississippi! The family-friendly, casual restaurant offers classic BBQ dishes like pulled pork, brisket, ribs, smoked ribs and more. Everyone in your group is sure to find something they love! 

Type: Barbecue

Location: Hurricane, UT

Sky Mountain Grill

At Sky Mountain Grill, the only thing better than the delicious menu is the stunning mountain views! Open for breakfast, brunch and lunch, the restaurant offers classic breakfast dishes, sandwiches, wraps, burgers and much more. It’s a casual golf course restaurant that the whole family will enjoy. 

Type: American

Location: Hurricane, UT

Stage Coach Grille

Located as part of the gateway to Zion National Park, Stage Coach Grille serves up breakfast, lunch and dinner and is a great place to enjoy a meal with friends and family before or after the day at Sand Hollow State Park. With a wide variety of menu items and a casual, comfortable atmosphere, plus an extensive wine and beer list, you’re sure to have a great meal at Stage Coach Grille!

Type: American

Location: La Verkin, UT

Sightseeing

Action Adventure ATV Tours

Sand Hollow is known for its open ATV riding and technical trails, but if you’re looking for a guided tour, Action Adventure ATV Tours is the perfect activity! There are a variety of tours offered in different locations, with different lengths of time, from a two-hour tour to an all-day, eight-hour one. There’s something for everyone, and all tours can be customized! 

Location: Washington, UT

Zion National Park

Sand Hollow State Park is one of the newest state parks, but it’s located nearby Zion National Park – Utah’s first national park! If you haven’t had enough nature fun at the state park, take a quick drive over to Zion and experience backpacking, bicycling, climbing, canyoneering, beautiful scenic views, horseback riding, hiking and much more.

Location: Springdale, UT

St. George Dinosaur Discovery Site

Dino lovers of all ages will have a blast at the St. George Dinosaur Discovery Site! Visitors at this museum can experience a 200-million-year-old ecosystem that dinosaurs, fishes, plants and much more called home. There are actual fossils, plus a working fossil preparation lab and five life-sized models of prehistoric animals. Visitors young and old will have a blast at the museum.

Location: St. George, UT

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How to Get to
Sand Hollow State Park

Sand Hollow is located on South Sand Hollow Road in Hurricane, Utah. To get there, exit I-15 at Exit 16 (Highway 9), travel east for four miles, turn on Sand Hollow Road, then travel south for three miles until you reach the park entrance.   

Entering Sand Hollow State Park

There is a fee to enter Sand Hollow State Park that includes the use of watercraft launches and OHV/ATV access.

Per Vehicle : $10

Seniors : $5

We know you’re going to enjoy lots of fun at Sand Hollow State Park – whether you’re taking out your OHV or ATV on the dunes or doing a little swimming. The pictures of your next camping trip and nature adventures are sure to be stunning, so don’t forget to tag us, or shoot us a photo and some details at [email protected] We may just feature your story on our blog or social media channels. Happy camping!