Great Sand Dunes National Monument
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
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