Visitor Center

Visitor Center
Great Sand Dunes Visitor Center

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Updates as of July 28, 2021:

  • COVID-19 Mask Requirement
    Consistent with CDC guidance regarding areas of substantial or high transmission, visitors to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, regardless of vaccination status, are required to wear a mask inside all park buildings.
  • Interactive touch exhibits, movie room, and fine art display are closed
  • There is limited capacity in the store and exhibit area
  • The visitor center is open 9:00 am to Noon and 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm. Closed 12-1 daily for cleaning

The Great Sand Dunes Visitor Center currently features:

- Park store with wide selection of books, postcards, magnets, T-Shirts, posters, and more (simple snacks, no beverages)

- Back porch with viewing scope

- Restrooms and drinking water

- Rangers to answer questions and help you plan your visit

Video Microscope Exhibit
Interactive exhibits at the Visitor Center include a video microscope, rock/mineral table, and more! (Interactive exhibits closed during pandemic)


The visitor center is open every day, year-round
(except closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day).

Current Visitor Center Hours During Pandemic:

OPEN 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM, daily
CLOSED 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, daily for cleaning

Last updated: July 28, 2021

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Visitor Center
11999 State Highway 150

Mosca, CO 81146


(719) 378-6395
Great Sand Dunes Visitor Center main number

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