For Kids

Great Sand Dunes Badge and Patch
Kids may choose a patch or a badge upon completing all requirements of the Junior Ranger booklet.

Junior Ranger Program

The Junior Ranger Program is a great way for kids to learn about park resources! Most National Park Service areas have Junior Ranger programs; kids can collect badges or patches from over 400 NPS units. Learn more about Great Sand Dunes Junior Ranger program and download a booklet to get a head start before your visit!

Kathy and Willa celebrate Every Kid in a Park
Great Sand Dunes Park Ranger Kathy Faz, presents San Luis Valley 4th grader Willa Seesz-Sanchez with her Every Kid Outdoors free access pass.

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Great Sand Dunes Welcomes 4th Grade Students through "Every Kid Outdoors"

National Program Encourages Families and Classes to Visit National Parks

Great Sand Dunes invites all 4th grade students to visit the park for free as part of the "Every Kid Outdoors" program. Fourth grade students can visit the website,, to obtain a voucher which they can then exchange for a free annual entry pass to more than 2,000 federal recreation areas, including national park units, wildlife refuge areas, and US national forests.

Last updated: February 2, 2024

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Visitor Center
11999 State Highway 150

Mosca, CO 81146


719 378-6395
Great Sand Dunes Visitor Center main number

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