Monahans Sandhills State Park

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2500 E I-20 Monahans, TX 79756 432-943-2092 Reservations: 512-389-8900 Official Website

GPS: 31.6181, -102.8116

Last Price Paid: $15
Number of Sites: 26
Pad Type: asphalt
Reservations: Yes
Elevation: 2719 ft
Tent Camping: Yes

18 people have reviewed this location.

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3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
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Verizon 3G
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Verizon Voice Only
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Cy
Florence, AZ 30' Grand Design 273MK Ford F250 Super Duty Diesel
6 reviews
Nightly rate: $15
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 12

Cy would stay here again

“Very Good Overnight Stay”

Reviewed Jun 12, 2019

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This was an overnight stope enroute to Waco, TX. Stayed on Sunday and it was very quiet. No one close by, but it's probably a different story on weekends and holidays. There is a reservation system and you have the ability to pre-register your vehicle and trailer. Once you get to the park, all you need to do is get your parking... more

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4bars
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21 reviews
Nightly rate: $16
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 10

Retiree Wannabes would stay here again

“Awesome Experience!”

Reviewed Feb 25, 2019

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We missed White Sands due to the government shut down, so we made an effort to put this on our travel route! So glad we did! We stayed two nights, which was sufficient. It was the perfect amount of time to sit and relax, go out in the dunes and explore, and enjoy the nice weather. We were able to get in without reservations, bu... more

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LyfsArt
San Anselmo, CA 28' Airstream International Serenity 2016 GMC Sierra Denali HD
40 reviews
Nightly rate: $30
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 10

LyfsArt would stay here again

“Beautiful, but hidden fees”

Reviewed Feb 09, 2019

Overall Rating

The website says $15/night. Don't be fooled: there's a "utility" fee, and you also have to pay the day use fee on top of camping. 2 days = $60.

It's a lovely spot, though, and there's nowhere else on this lonely highway.

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3bars
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LMLong
Buffalo Gap, TX 16' Airstream Bambi Chevrolet Colorado
33 reviews
Nightly rate: $10
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 0
“Hot!”

Reviewed Feb 01, 2019

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This park is a smaller version of White Sands, and you can camp! Clean restrooms, lots of spaces and you can rent sleds to surf the dunes. Don't expect trees or shade. downside! if you go in summer, it'll be 110. Keep this in mind. Dog feet will toast. You a/c will not keep up. But if you're wanting to spend a while and hike, go in ... more

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Rvrenegades
TX 39' Jayco Ford F250 Superduty
2 reviews
Nightly rate: $15
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 13

Rvrenegades would stay here again

“Loved our spot!”

Reviewed Jan 24, 2019

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What a wonderful surprise in the middle of nowhere! We had a pull through spot with our own picnic table. The view was gorgeous, pure neighbors were quiet and the staff were super friendly. We were disappointed that we only could stay one night. We camp in a 39' trailer and it was easy in and out. The dump station was super easy t... more

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2bars
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CaraOstara
KY 24' Thor Motor Coach
23 reviews
Nightly rate: $15
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 5

CaraOstara would stay here again

“Best State Park Yet”

Reviewed Jan 19, 2019

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Stumbled across this when I found out my planned trip was closed. Booked 22 hours online in advance with no issues. AMAZING worth the drive! Positives: Beautiful, stay for sunset, quiet, polite rangers, clean, plenty of trash cans, perfect for dogs. Negative: The drive here, bad cell reception. I will be back! Traveling with 2 Great Da... more

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Clementine
13' Ford Transit Connect
5 reviews
Days stayed: 2

Clementine would stay here again

“One of my favorite camping spots in Texas!”

Reviewed Nov 15, 2018

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This place is a gem. I recently spent a night here on the way to and from an event in Marfa. My first night, I arrived just as the ranger was getting ready to leave for the day but he stopped and took the time to welcome me and even gave me the dollar that I was short for my fees! When I told him would pay him back on my return tr... more

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1bars
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8 reviews
Nightly rate: $20
Days stayed: 1

Cc would stay here again

“Awesome site. ”

Reviewed Oct 30, 2018

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This place was great. Right off the highway. Easy access and water and electricity. The kids had a blast in this giant sandbox! I would definitely stay here again. They do have paved pads in the sites but around it is sand. We camped right in the dunes and it was a quick walk and we were surrounded by the dunes and sledding do... more

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20 reviews
Nightly rate: $20
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 25
“Undisturbed nature”

Reviewed Apr 07, 2018

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Great camping among the sand dunes. This campground has wide level campsites and restrooms with lots of hot water. The sand doesn't appear to stick to clothes or skin too bad. You can climb the sand dunes and slide down like skiing on sand. Great place for kids and pets. Poor phone coverage so be prepared to be off the grid.

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Dude RV
McKinney, TX 31' Holiday Rambler Vesta 30F
44 reviews
Nightly rate: $20
Days stayed: 1
“Sand, Sand and more Sand.”

Reviewed Feb 26, 2018

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WE spent one night camping here and that was enough. No much here but sand so there is not a whole lot to do or see. There were lots of children playing in the sand and they really seem to be enjoying it. The facilities were very clean and well kept and the uniqueness made this an interesting one night stop for us. For travelers on ... more

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Hookups:
  • 50 Amp
  • 30 Amp
  • 20 Amp
  • water
  • Partial Hookups
Recreation:
  • picnic area
  • recreation trail
Site Amenities:
  • big rig
  • picnic table
  • pull thru
Facilities:
  • dump station
  • restrooms: flush
  • showers
  • trash
  • water available
Pets:
  • pets

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