## How do I calculate how much rock I need?

## How do I calculate how much rock I need?

How much landscaping rock do I need?

- Calculating Rock Needs.
- L × W = Square footage of coverage area.
- Square feet of coverage area ÷ coverage area per 1 ton = tons of rock needed.

**How much rock do I need for sq ft?**

Rock Coverage Calculation To calculate this size, measure the length and width of the project area. Multiplying those numbers will give you the square footage (or square meters for our metric friends). For example, if your project area is 20 feet long by 20 feet wide, your coverage area is 400 square feet.

### How much rock is in a yard?

Weight of Gravel and Other Landscaping Materials

Material | Weight per Cubic Yard | |
---|---|---|

Pounds | Tons | |

Gravel (¼” – 2″) | 2,800 – 3,400 lbs | 1.4 – 1.7 tons |

Rock (2″ – 6″) | 3,000 – 3,400 lbs | 1.5 – 1.7 tons |

Sand (wet) | 3,000 – 3,400 lbs | 1.5 – 1.7 tons |

**How many square feet will 3 yards of gravel cover?**

A cubic yard of gravel, which visually is 3 feet long by 3 feet wide by 3 feet tall, will cover approximately 108 square feet at 3 inches deep. One cubic yard is equal as 27 cubic feet and 3 inches deep in feet = 3÷12 = 0.25′, so, one cubic yard of pea gravel coverage at 3 inches deep = 27÷0.25 = 108 square footage.

## How many yards of base rock do I need?

The formula: Number of Cubic Yards = Length (in feet) Width (in feet) Depth (in feet) ÷ 27. Simply multiply the three dimensions together to find the number of cubic feet, then divide by 27 to find the number of cubic yards.

**How many yards of stone do I need calculator?**

Multiply the length (L), in feet, by the width (W), in feet, by the height (H), in feet, and divide by 27. This number is how many cubic yards of crushed stone you need.

### How big is a yard of rock?

3 feet by 3 feet by 3 feet

A cubic yard is a measurement that is 3 feet by 3 feet by 3 feet.

**How do I calculate how much landscape rock I need?**

Multiply the length by the width by the desired depth in feet for your landscape rock to find the number of cubic feet you will need.

## How much river rock do I need to cover an area?

Calculating River Rock Coverage by Weight River rock measuring 3 to 6 inches will cover roughly 50 square feet per ton. River rock measuring 6 inches and over will cover roughly 25 square feet per ton.

**How many yards of stone do I need?**