• Great Sand Dunes and Sangre de Cristo Mountains

    Great Sand Dunes

    National Park & Preserve Colorado

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  • Main Park Phone Numbers Not in Service

    The two main phone numbers to the park, 378-6399 and 378-6300, are not in service at this time. Voicemail is not functioning. Please call the Visitor Center at 719-378-6395 between 8:30-6:00 MST to reach a staff member.

Teens

Woman sandboarding

Sandboarding is popular with teens as well as all ages!

NPS Photo

Teens love to sandboard! Watch the 1-minute high-energy video on our Sandboarding/Sand Sledding page!

The Ambassadors for Wilderness program has provided young people from grade 7 through college the chance to experience the lesser known wilderness areas of Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve. (Program not available in 2014). Watch a video about Ambassadors for Wilderness on YouTube!

Did You Know?

Great Sand Dunes Tiger Beetle

Great Sand Dunes is home to at least six endemic insect species - found nowhere else on earth. The Great Sand Dunes Tiger Beetle is the best known of these endemics. More...