• 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.

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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?

Culturally peeled ponderosa pine

Ute, Apache, and other tribes peeled bark from pine trees for food and medicine. Over 100 of these culturally peeled trees are still living in Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve. More...