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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve News

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  • 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

  • Prescribed Burning Planned at Great Sand Dunes National Park

    January 19, 2023 | 12:18 pm

    The National Park Service plans to burn several piles of woody debris at Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve with assistance from the U.S. Forest Service Rio Grande National Forest starting on Monday, January 23.

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  • Great Sand Dunes Begins Recruitment for 2023 Spring and Summer Internships

    January 6, 2023 | 4:55 pm

    Great Sand Dunes is actively recruiting energetic, committed young adults for this year’s spring and summer internships. This year, the park is recruiting to fill positions for the park’s Conservation Internship Program and the Scientist in Parks internship. These internship opportunities are a great way for young adults from San Luis Valley communities to work at Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve to learn skills, contribute to meaningful park projects, and create experiences that will make them competitive in a career with a public land agency.

    Read more at nps.gov

  • Annual Christmas Bird Count at Great Sand Dunes to be Held on December 23rd

    December 13, 2022 | 11:51 am

    This year's Christmas Bird Count will be held Friday, December 23rd at 8:00 am.

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  • Secretary Haaland, Partners Celebrate Great Sand Dunes National Park Land  Acquisition During Colorado Visit

    October 6, 2022 | 9:27 pm

    MOSCA, Colo — Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland and National Park Service (NPS) Director Chuck Sams today celebrated the transfer of approximately 9,362 acres of the Medano Ranch from The Nature Conservancy (TNC) to Great Sand Dunes National Park.

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  • Stage 1 Emergency Fire Restrictions in Effect at Great Sand Dunes

    May 20, 2022 | 4:55 pm

    Stage 1 fire restrictions are now in effect. Campfires are only permitted within metal fire rings.

    Read more at nps.gov