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.
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.
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.
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?
Free ranger programs are offered regularly at Great Sand Dunes from May-September, and on request the rest of the year. Most programs welcome all ages. More...