2 days in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve & Elephant Butte Itinerary

2 days in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve & Elephant Butte Itinerary

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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve
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Elephant Butte
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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve — 1 day

Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): explore the fascinating landscape at High Dune Trail and then explore the activities along Little Medano Creek.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve trip itinerary maker tool.

Denver to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve is an approximately 4-hour car ride. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Denver in June since evenings lows in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve dip to 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Elephant Butte.
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Elephant Butte — 1 night

Elephant Butte is a city in Sierra County, New Mexico, United States, near Elephant Butte Reservoir and State Park. On the 24th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Geronimo Springs Museum and then contemplate the waterfront views at Elephant Butte Lake State Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Elephant Butte day trip planning site.

Explore your travel options from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve to Elephant Butte with the Route module. Traveling from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve in June, you will find days in Elephant Butte are a bit warmer (96°F), and nights are much hotter (67°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car back home.
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