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Getting to Great Sand Dunes National Park
Driving to Great Sand Dunes
Great Sand Dunes National Park can be reached off of US-160 east of the city of Alamosa. Turn onto CO-150 and follow it into the park. From within Alamosa, take CO-7 north to County Lane 6 and follow it east to CO-150 and the park.
If you’d like to plot directions from your location use the interactive map below. The marker shows the location of the visitor center in Great Sand Dunes.
Flying to Great Sand Dunes
Below you will find a list of airports most convenient for a trip to Great Sand Dunes, listed in order of distance. For each airport we provide direct links to browse available flights and cars. For price searches, simply enter your origin and dates.
Colorado Springs Municipal Airport (COS)
Located in Colorado Springs, Colorado, 169 miles by car to Great Sand Dunes
Santa Fe Regional Airport (SAF)
Located in Santa Fe, New Mexico, 183 miles by car to Great Sand Dunes
Denver International Airport (DEN)
Located well east of Denver, Colorado, 257 miles by car to Great Sand Dunes
Official Park Map
Below is the official park map provided by the National Park Service. You can view either the original PDF file or a simple JPEG image file (some of these files can be quite large). Note that while this map is useful for general navigation around the park, if you plan to do any hiking, you should really have a proper Great Sand Dunes Trail Map.