Dunes Among Diversity

Open 24/7 year round! There are no limitations or reservations to visit, but there is currently limited capacity in the visitor center.

The tallest dunes in North America are the centerpiece in a diverse landscape of grasslands, wetlands, forests, alpine lakes, and tundra. Stay on a moonless night to experience this International Dark Sky Park's starry skies!

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Plan Your Visit

Things to do, current and forecast conditions, camping and lodging, and more...

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Medano Creek Current and Forecast Flow

Get current and forecast conditions of Medano Creek

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Things to Do

Sand sledding, Medano Creek beach play, experiencing the night, forest hiking, climbing to alpine lakes and peaks, and more...

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Weather, Conditions and Park Alerts

Get pinpoint weather forecasts, general conditions,and park alerts

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Camping

Camping options in and near Great Sand Dunes NPP

Last updated: July 22, 2022

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

Visitor Center
11999 State Highway 150

Mosca , CO 81146

Phone:

719 378-6395
Great Sand Dunes Visitor Center main number

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