Carl Henning

Great Sand Dunes

Only one stop today, Great Sand Dunes National Park. We’ve visited other dunes including White Sands National Park (while it was still a National Monument). And west of Yuma, Arizona are sand dunes along the Mexican border.

From the Great Sand Dunes entry road there is a great, broad view of the dunes. The dunes cover 30 square miles and reach 750 feet high making them the tallest dunes in North America. Sand sledding is a popular pastime here, but not for us.

The only wildlife we encountered were deer:

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