11 days in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve, Mosca & Cimarron Itinerary

11 days in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve, Mosca & Cimarron Itinerary

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Mosca
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Cimarron
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To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve online journey planner.

Pueblo to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve is an approximately 2-hour car ride. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Pueblo in June; daily highs in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve reach 83°F and lows reach 42°F. You will leave for Mosca on the 25th (Sat).
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Mosca — 1 night

Mosca is an unincorporated community and a U.S. Post Office in Alamosa County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Colorado Gators Reptile Park and then admire nature's extreme beauty at Great Sand Dunes National Park.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Mosca trip planner.

Mosca is just a short distance from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve. June in Mosca sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 42°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Cimarron.
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Cimarron — 9 nights

Cimarron is a village in Colfax County, New Mexico, United States which sits on the eastern slopes of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Bring the kids along to National Scouting Museum and Eagle Nest Lake. Get out of town with these interesting Cimarron side-trips: Fort Union National Monument (in Watrous), Eagle Nest (Cimarron River, Eagle Nest State Park, &more) and Maxwell National Wildlife Refuge (in Maxwell). And it doesn't end there: wander the wide-open spaces of Philmont Scout Ranch, stroll around Coyote Creek State Park, relax in the rural setting at Salman Raspberry Ranch, and examine the collection at Aztec Mill.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Cimarron vacation planning tool.

You can drive from Mosca to Cimarron in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, Cimarron is slightly colder than Mosca - with highs of 74°F and lows of 36°F. On the 5th (Tue), you'll travel back home.
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