- Title: The Great Sand Dunes
- State/Province/Region: Colorado
- Country: United States
- Nearest Area: Ft.Garland
- Nearest Town: Alamosa
- Brief Directions:
Great Sand Dunes National Park is located 35 miles northeast of Alamosa, Colorado, reached by U.S. 160 and Colorado 150 from the south, or from Colorado 17 and County Lane 6 from the west.
By car: From Denver, Colorado Springs, or Pueblo, the fastest route is south on I-25 to Walsenburg, west on US 160, north on state highway 150. For a more scenic drive from Denver or Colorado Springs, you may also get on US 285 south, then state highway 17 south, then County Lane 6 east. From Albuquerque, drive north on I-25 to Santa Fe, then north on US 285 to Alamosa.
- Best Season: Spring
- Description: Early Spring photo of the Dunes
- Gear: Sunscreen,water,jacket,camera gear
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