Here Is Why The Great Sand Dunes National Park In Colorado Is Even More Spectacular At Night
If you have ever had the opportunity to visit the incredible Great Sand Dunes, you may think that you have seen everything there is to see and do not need to return. Right? Wrong! In fact, if you have yet to visit Colorado’s Great Sand Dunes at night, you have yet to really experience this extraordinary National Park:
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Located near Mosca, the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve is arguably the most unique and surprising park in Colorado, thanks to its 149,028 acres of soft sand, seasonal beach, mountains, and wildlife.
Open 24/7, the Great Sand Dunes are THE place to hike, board, and sled, but it may just be after the sun goes down when this spectacular wonder comes to life!
Thanks to its lack of light pollution, the skies above the Great Sand Dunes are nothing short of pristine, with nearly every star visible on clear nights,
Can't wait for pitch black? No problem, as the Great Sand Dunes are also an excellent place for viewing Colorado's famous sunrises and sunsets.
Can you imagine pitching a tent here?
Please note: If you are visiting at night and decide to explore past the visitor's center, be sure to have a compass and flashlight, as the lack of light pollution can make the area difficult to navigate.
To learn more about the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve - including the cost of admission and campground reservations - please visit the National Park Service's
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Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, Colorado, USA