• Great Sand Dunes and Sangre de Cristo Mountains

    Great Sand Dunes

    National Park & Preserve Colorado

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Park Planning

Ongoing Planning Projects

Planning Project Pages for Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve - This link takes you to the primary location online to view Great Sand Dunes ongoing planning projects, where you can find project overviews, opportunities for commenting, contact information, and information on public meetings. This site is part of the National Park Service's centralized Planning, Environment, and Public Comment (PEPC) website.

Plans in Progress:


General Management Plan

Great Sand Dunes General Management Plan Summary(.pdf file, 38 MB, 2007)

Great Sand Dunes General Management Plan With All Contents (link to all sections of the document on parkplanning.nps.gov)


Centennial Initiative 2016

Great Sand Dunes and Centennial Initiative 2016 View information about Great Sand Dunes' plans as part of this service-wide initiative.


Fire Management

Great Sand Dunes' Fire Management Plan


Laws and Policies

Great Sand Dunes Compendium of Regulations, including statements of reason for management decisions regarding regulations.


Park Partners in Management

Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve partners with various organizations and agencies to manage the natural and cultural resources of the area.

Did You Know?

Crestone Peaks

Some of the most dramatic views of the 14,000' Crestone Peaks are from the north side of Great Sand Dunes National Park. More...