While hunting is not permitted in Great Sand Dunes National Park, licensed hunters may hunt in Great Sand Dunes National Preserve during designated legal seasons. Please be familiar with hunting access, game transport corridors, and guidelines before beginning your hunt. Learn more about firearms regulations before visiting the park and preserve.
Hunters may access Great Sand Dunes National Preserve via:
Game Transport and Hunter Access Location Map (.pdf file, updated 2019)
View the map linked above for details on where you can access hunting in the preserve and where you can transport game through the national park.
Reservations for Cold Creek Drainage
Due to overgrazing, there is a limit on pack animals permitted in the Cold Creek drainage.
Contact the Chief Ranger at 719-378-6321 or via email for a list of guides that are authorized to lead hunts in Great Sand Dunes National Preserve.
Please email or call the Visitor Center at 719-378-6395.
Last updated: July 9, 2020