Dunes Among Diversity

Open 24/7 year round! There are no timed entries or reservations to visit.

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 countless stars in this International Dark Sky Park! Read More

Foreground forest, grasslands, a creek, dunes, and snow-capped mountains
Plan Your Visit

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

A shallow creek with a wave in front of dunes and a mountain
Medano Creek Current and Forecast Flow

Current and forecast flow of Medano Creek

Teen girl and boy sliding down a dune on a sand sled
Things to Do

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

Snowy night scene with forest, snow covered dunes, mountain and stars
Weather, Conditions and Park Alerts

Get pinpoint weather forecasts, general conditions,and park alerts

Three deer graze in front of a campground among trees, dunes and mountain

Camping options in and near Great Sand Dunes

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

Visitor Center
11999 State Highway 150

Mosca, CO 81146


In case of emergency (police, fire, medical): call 911. Non-emergency (non-life-threatening): call (719) 589-5807

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