Great Sand Dunes National Park, Mosca

#1 of 7 in Things to do in Mosca
Must see · Desert · Mountain
The tallest dunes in North America are the centerpiece in a diverse landscape of wetlands, grasslands, forests, alpine lakes and tundra.

Visit the park website for extensive information about the park, including planning your visit, weather information, campgrounds, Medano Creek conditions and forecast flow, Medano Pass Road conditions, nature and science, and more:

About the Great Sand Dunes Facebook Page

The Great Sand Dunes Facebook page was established by the National Park Service in 2008 as an interpretive outreach forum to strengthen public connections to park resources, and to encourage visitors to share experiences of the park with each other. You are welcome to "like" and comment on status updates, links, photos, and video clips posted here by park staff and visitors.

If you wish to express a comment or question about something related to the park in a formal and official capacity, please visit the park's contact page for email, phone numbers, and physical addresses:

Guidelines for the Great Sand Dunes Facebook Page

While this is an open forum, it is a family-friendly one. Be aware that we may remove posts and comments that are inappropriate.

We do not allow graphic, obscene, explicit or racist comments or submissions, nor do we allow comments that are violent, abusive, hateful, or intended to defame anyone or any organization.

We do not allow comments that threaten, defame or violate the privacy of any person.

Comments including phone numbers, e-mail addresses, residential addresses or similar information will be removed.

We do not allow solicitations or advertisements. This includes promotion or endorsement of any financial, commercial or non-governmental agency. Similarly, we do not allow attempts to defame or defraud any financial, commercial or non-governmental agency.

We do not allow comments that suggest or encourage illegal activity.

We do not allow comments that may tend to compromise the safety or security of the public or public systems.

You participate at your own risk, taking personal responsibility for your comments, your username and any information provided.

The appearance of external links on this site does not constitute official endorsement on behalf of the National Park Service.

Communication made through this service’s e-mail and/or messaging system will not constitute a legal or official notice or comment to the National Park Service or any official or employee of the National Park Service.
By using our Mosca trip planner, you can arrange your visit to Great Sand Dunes National Park and other attractions in Mosca.
Create an itinerary including Great Sand Dunes National Park
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

Great Sand Dunes National Park reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.5
889 reviews
  • A note on the covid situation: Do not bother waiting in line for the Visitor's Center (line forms at the back) unless you want to buy something in the gift shop. The very few exhibits they had are...  more »
  • So the dunes are huge, grand, and amazing! I didn't rate it 5 simply because it was a heck of a workout just to get to the dunes, let alone up them. I'd say several hundred yards through deep sand...  more »

Plan your trip to Mosca

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Mosca

Duration: 2 hours
Duration: 2 hours
Duration: 2 hours
Duration: 2 hours