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?
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...