• 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. Please call the Visitor Center at 719-378-6395.

Support Your Park

Current Volunteer Opportunities

Student Conservation Association volunteer with students

Volunteer doing environmental education along Medano Creek

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Contact our volunteer coordinator by email or at 719-378-6342 for details on volunteer positions at the park. Volunteer positions include campground hosting, environmental education, and more. Positions may last for a few weeks or a few months.
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Friends of the Dunes is a non-profit citizen's support group for Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve. In cooperation with the National Park Service, the Friends provide a forum for citizen involvement in planning decisions, focus public interest on issues and need, and provide volunteer and financial aid for projects beyond the scope of the park's budget. Support Friends of the Dunes!
Artist in Residence Kathy Hodge

Artist in Residence Kathy Hodge, 2009

NPS/Patrick Myers

Great Sand Dunes Artist in Residence 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...