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.
The bookstore at the Visitor Center has an extensive selection of books on nature, science, history, photography, and geography. In addition, visitors will find a variety of maps, posters, t-shirts, postcards, notecards, and more. Call the bookstore at 719-378-6345 to order any item by phone. You can order Great Sand Dunes-specific products online through Western National Parks Association.
Western National Parks Association is a non-profit organization authorized by Congress to assist the National Park Service in providing educational materials to park visitors. Your purchases directly support educational and scientific research programs at Great Sand Dunes National Park.
Did You Know?
Medano Creek, flowing at the base of Great Sand Dunes, is one of the few and best places in the world to experience "surge flow", where creek water comes in rhythmic waves. More...