Visitor Center

Visitor Center
Great Sand Dunes Visitor Center

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The Visitor Center features:

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

- Exhibit area of fine art paintings and photography

- 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


Winter Season: OPEN 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM, daily
(Winter season is from Labor Day - Memorial Day weekend, yearly)

Summer Season: OPEN 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM, daily
(Summer season is from Memorial Day weekend - Labor Day, yearly)

Last updated: April 3, 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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