• Great Sand Dunes and Sangre de Cristo Mountains

    Great Sand Dunes

    National Park & Preserve Colorado

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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.

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Layers in Time

Students record their observations during a simulated archeological dig in their schoolyard.

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As staffing permits, rangers may be available to come to your classroom September - December to help supplement your in-class curriculum. Programs can include science and/or history. They are free of charge. For more information, send an email or call 719-378-6341.

Did You Know?

Surge flow, Medano Creek

Medano Creek, flowing at the base of Great Sand Dunes, is one of the few and best places in the world to experience "surge flow", where creek water comes in rhythmic waves. More...