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Voice Mail at the park is currently out of service. Please call the Visitor Center at 719-378-6395 between 9:00-5:00 MST to reach a staff member.
NPS Photo by Patrick Myers
The Great Sand Dunes are made for kids! You can:
- go to a fun ranger program (ask at the Visitor Center for the best kid-friendly programs during your visit)
The Junior Ranger Program at Great Sand Dunes is designed for kids ages 3-12, with activities for each age group. Complete the sections in the booklet for your age group, and earn a badge or a patch! Booklets require a minimum stay in the park of two hours for completion.
Junior Ranger Day Each summer the park hosts a special day with special activities for kids, including learning about nature, primitive skills, sand sculpturing, crafts and more. June 7 is the date for 2014! The main activities take place from 9am-1pm. Plan to arrive early because parking, camping and lodging will fill quickly.
Did You Know?
Some of the most dramatic views of the 14,000' Crestone Peaks are from the north side of Great Sand Dunes National Park. More...