• Great Sand Dunes and Sangre de Cristo Mountains

    Great Sand Dunes

    National Park & Preserve Colorado

Photography

Photographer on Dunes

A photographer studies the unusual form of a sand avalanche.

NPS/Patrick Myers

Great Sand Dunes' printable Photography Brochure (.pdf, 2mb) provides guidance on times, seasons, and locations for photography in this unique national park.

 
Jim Sidinger Photo

2011 Artist in Residence Jim Sidinger captured this image of "Last Light, Dune Grasses and Ripples"

Jim Sidinger

The Artist in Residence Program at Great Sand Dunes offers visual artists an opportunity to stay in the park for two weeks to develop their art and present a public program.

Did You Know?

Upper Sand Creek Lake

Alpine lakes such as Upper Sand Creek Lake are part of the mountain watershed of Great Sand Dunes, and provide a dramatic contrast to the stark dunefield. More...