High Dune Trail, Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

4.9
#44 of 221 in Trails in Colorado
Must see · Desert · National Park
High Dune Trail is located in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve. Arrange to visit High Dune Trail and other attractions in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve using our Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve online trip itinerary planner.
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  • You have to be decently fit, however, tackling the dunes isn't especially hard. The challenge is to reach the top -- it definitely takes a while. Everyone stops and rests. Bring water and...  more »
  • I gave this a 5 star review, because it was an incredible experience! I would recommend to go early in the morning before it gets too hot. The surface of the sand can get up to 104 degrees. Make sure....  more »
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  • You can actually summit this barefoot! I did, it was fun, until it started raining.
  • Incredible hike to get here. Don't underestimate how taxing it is hiking in the sand, but it really is impressive.

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