Park Campground and Medano Pass Road Closed for Winter
The Pinon Flats Campground and Medano Pass Primitive Road are closed for the winter season. More »
Main Park Phone Lines Down
A snowstorm on March 2 knocked out the main phone lines to the Visitor Center and primary park numbers (719-378-6300, 719-378-6395, 719-378-6399). Individual staff lines are still functional. Please call 719-378-6343 to reach the Visitor Center.
Things To Do
Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve is 150,000 acres of grasslands, wetlands, dunes, forests, alpine lakes, and rugged 13,000' peaks. Discover the many Outdoor Activities you can do here. This year's Visitor Guide gives suggestions on basic trip planning and ways to plan your time. For more assistance, call a ranger at the Visitor Center at 719-378-6399.
Did You Know?
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...