Great Sand Dunes National Monument

Nearby Attractions

Overview | Nearby | Climate/Maps | Description | Activities | Lodging

 Cities & Towns

Alamosa, CO: 35 miles southwest.

Monte Vista, CO: 53 miles southwest.

Durango, CO: 187 miles southwest.

Fort Garland, CO: 33 miles southeast.

Walsenburg, CO: 71 miles east.

Colorado Springs, CO: 165 miles northeast.

Denver, CO: 215 miles northeast.

Taos, NM: 88 miles south.

Santa Fe, NM:148 miles south.

 

Parks & Monuments

San Luis Lakes State Park: 13 miles south.

Lathrop State Park: 67 miles east.

Mesa Verde National Park: 210 miles west.

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Monument: 213 miles northwest.

Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument: 175 miles north.

Garden of the Gods: 160 miles northeast.

Recreation & Wilderness Areas

Zapata Falls (BLM): 41 miles west.

Penitente Canyon (BLM): 27 miles southwest.

Alamosa National Wildlife Refuge: 40 miles southwest.

Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge: 50 miles west.

Pinyon Flats Recreation Area: Adjoins the Monument.

North Crestone Creek Recreation Area: 52 miles north.

Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area: 97 miles north.

Rio Grande National Forest: Adjoins the Monument.

Historic & Points of Interest

Colorado Alligator Farm: Alamosa, CO

Fort Garland Museum: Fort Garland, CO

Pike's Peak: West of Colorado Springs, CO

 

Overview | Nearby | Climate/Maps | Description | Activities | Lodging

 

Share this page on Facebook:


DesertUSA Newsletter -- We send articles on hiking, camping and places to explore, as well as animals, wildflower reports, plant information and much more. Sign up below or read more about the DesertUSA newsletter here. (It's Free.)

The Desert Environment
The North American Deserts
Desert Geological Terms

SEARCH THIS SITE

 



life straw

Rockhound books

Hot temperatures in the desertAre you interested in the temperatures in the desert?

Click here to see current desert temperatures!


 
   
 
   
Copyright © 1996-2017 DesertUSA.com and Digital West Media, Inc. - -