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.
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?
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...