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.
Wildfire Ecology at Great Sand Dunes
Map showing the progression of the Medano Fire, from initial lightning strike to the fire's peak on the slopes of Mt. Zwischen (.jpg file, 10"x17" @ 72dpi, 1.8MB)
Did You Know?
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...