Park Campground and Medano Pass Road Closed for Winter
The Pinon Flats Campground is closed for the winter season until April 1. The Medano Pass Road remains closed for winter at Castle Creek Picnic area until snow and ice melt out. More »
Main Park Phone Lines Down
The main phone lines to the Visitor Center and primary park numbers are not operational. Individual staff lines are still functional. Please call 719-378-6373 to reach the Visitor Center.
Nature & Science
NPS Photo by Phyllis Pineda Bovin
Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve encourages scientific research by academic, agency, and independent research scientists. A Research Permit is required to conduct scientific research or surveys in the park and preserve.
Did You Know?
Some of the most dramatic views of the 14,000' Crestone Peaks are from the north side of Great Sand Dunes National Park. More...