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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve News

Showing the last 10 news releases. Click here to visit nps.gov's Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve - News section for more.

  • Public Input Sought on Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve’s Transportation and Transit Planning Effort

    February 16, 2024 | 2:48 pm

    The National Park Service (NPS) is seeking public feedback on initial proposed ideas for Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve’s Transportation and Transit Planning effort. Staff will share the park’s transportation improvement concept at public meetings and gather public feedback on the initial concept to address challenges presented by increased and changing visitor use patterns.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Great Sand Dunes Seeks Artist to Lead Workshop October 5

    February 13, 2024 | 3:31 pm

    Great Sand Dunes is accepting artist proposals to lead a public program or workshop in their chosen medium (painting, photography, sculpture, music, dance, writing, etc.) on Saturday, October 5, 2024.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Free Nature Haiku Workshops October 7-8

    September 16, 2023 | 2:21 pm

    Watercolor artist and poet Nancy Arbuthnot will lead 'Nature Haiku' workshops on October 7, 10-12 am and October 8, 11-1 pm. These are designed for all ages, though parents should accompany children under 14. Materials are provided at no cost.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Temporary Parking Lot and Campground Closures for Resurfacing

    August 7, 2023 | 11:40 am

    From August 21 through 24, visitors should expect partial parking lot closures to complete road resurfacing. Pinon Flats Campground will remain closed through the 22nd. On Aug. 24, Montville/Mosca Pass parking lot will be completely closed.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Andrea Compton Selected as Superintendent of Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve

    July 20, 2023 | 11:40 am

    The National Park Service (NPS) announces the selection of Andrea Compton as superintendent of Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve. She begins her new assignment on July 17.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Great Sand Dunes Announces Closures to Prepare for Visitor Center Exhibit Installation

    May 18, 2023 | 10:31 am

    As the park prepares for the next phase of the visitor center renovation, the installation of visitor center exhibits, the visitor center will be undergoing temporary closures and adjustments to park operations from Monday, May 22 to Sunday, May 28. The interior exhibit space will be open to visitors starting Monday, May 29 at 9am.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Great Sand Dunes Announces Registration Extension for the Youth Archeology Expedition High School Program

    May 9, 2023 | 5:48 pm

    The registration deadline for Youth Archeology Expedition High School Camp has been extended.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • 'We Love Our National Park' Event in Alamosa April 7

    April 4, 2023 | 3:27 pm

    Join park rangers, musicians, and vendors for a celebration of Great Sand Dunes April 7!

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Great Sand Dunes Announces Free Programs and Events during “We Love Our National Park” Celebration in April

    March 17, 2023 | 1:30 pm

    To honor the Great Sand Dunes National Park, and to celebrate being the Gateway Community, Visit Alamosa will launch the third annual, month-long ‘We Love Our National Park Celebration’ on April 1, 2023

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Great Sand Dunes Accepting Artist Proposals to Lead October 7 Workshop

    March 14, 2023 | 3:44 pm

    Great Sand Dunes is accepting artist proposals to lead a public program or workshop in their medium (painting, photography, sculpture, music, dance, writing, etc.) on Saturday, October 7, 2023.

    Read more at nps.gov