• 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. Please call the Visitor Center at 719-378-6395.

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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?

Upper Sand Creek Lake

Alpine lakes such as Upper Sand Creek Lake are part of the mountain watershed of Great Sand Dunes, and provide a dramatic contrast to the stark dunefield. More...