• Great Sand Dunes and Sangre de Cristo Mountains

    Great Sand Dunes

    National Park & Preserve Colorado

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  • 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.

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:

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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)

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Centennial Initiative 2016

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

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Fire Management

Great Sand Dunes' Fire Management Plan

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Laws and Policies

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

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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?

View of dunes from summit of Mt. Herard

The 750' dunes look small from the alpine summit of 13,297' Mt. Herard, part of Great Sand Dunes National Preserve. More...