Accomodations and Campgrounds near Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve
Please contact each establishment for information on current rates, services, and availability. This list begins with those closest to the main park entrance, and extends to those within 45 miles. Links to contact information for regional communities beyond 45 miles are also below.
In the park or near the main park entrance
Pinyon Flats Campground (National Park Service) (719) 378-6399 Group reservations online for Loop 2 and Group Sites during warmer months. Loop 1 is first-come, first served.
Medano Pass Primitive Road Campsites (high-clearance 4WD only)
Oasis Campground Just outside park entrance. (719) 378-2222. Accomodates RVs or tents. Showers, restaurant, store. Generally open April-October.
Zapata Falls Campground - Campground contains 23 first-come, first-served campsites. No hookups. Located at Zapata Falls Recreation Area. $11.00 for individual sites, $20.00 for group sites. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) office in Monte Vista: 719-852-5941.
Zapata Ranch - rustic but elegant historic ranch rooms a few miles south of the main park entrance. Follow the link above, or call (719)378-2356 ext. 110.
Oasis Duplex and Camping Cabins (719) 378-2222. Two-room motel unit and four camping cabins. Open generally April-October.
Fort Garland (31 miles southeast of Visitor Center):
Fort Garland Motor Inn: (719) 379-2993
The Lodge Motel: (719) 379-3434
Best Western Alamosa Inn: (719) 587-2020
White Eagle Lodge at Crestone (719) 256-4722
Casa Del Soul: (719) 256-5788
Dome Sweet Home Bed and Breakfast (719) 256-4374
Mosca (small community 23 miles west of Visitor Center)
Did You Know?
The Ladies' PEO organization led the original effort to make Great Sand Dunes a national monument in 1932. Pictured at left is Myrtle Woods, a member of PEO at that time. More...