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Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve

  • Type: Natural Environ
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Terrestrial Feature

Dunes Among Diversity

The tallest dunes in North America are the centerpiece in a diverse landscape of grasslands, wetlands, conifer and aspen forests, alpine lakes, and tundra. Experience this diversity through hiking, sand sledding, splashing in Medano Creek, wildlife watching, and more! - NPS



Name of Notable Genus AsNotedIn No Address Proximity Area
Name Genus AsNotedIn Address Proximity Area
Indian Grove
  • Sight
  • NRHP
W off the Sand Ramp Trail, S of the confluence of Mendano Creek and Little Mendano Creek
Superintendent's Residence
  • Sight
  • NRHP
CO 150 SW of Mosca

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Physiographic Feature Sand Dunes

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Particulars for Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve:
Biome Alpine
Physiographic Desert Environ
Physiographic Mountainous
Locale Type Natural Environ
Historic Use Natural Feature
Sight Category Terrestrial Feature

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