• Great Sand Dunes and Sangre de Cristo Mountains

    Great Sand Dunes

    National Park & Preserve Colorado

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?

Myrtle Woods, PEO member

The Ladies' PEO organization led the original effort to make Great Sand Dunes a national monument in 1932. Pictured at left is Myrtle Woods, a member of PEO at that time. More...