High Dune Trail, Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

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#45 of 221 in Trails in Colorado
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High Dune Trail is located in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve. Arrange to visit High Dune Trail and other attractions in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve using our Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve online trip itinerary planner.
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  • I gave this a 5 star review, because it was an incredible experience! I would recommend to go early in the morning before it gets too hot. The surface of the sand can get up to 104 degrees. Make sure....  more »
  • Challenging hike to the peak with high winds. It is worth an effort to view the sunset. One side of the dunes (facing sun) are always warmer than the other. A tight outwear and socks are ideal...  more »
  • Arrived very early to the park, around 7:30. The gates were open so you don't pay until later. The river is very shallow at this point, just a few inches of water. The hike on the dunes is not an.....  more »
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  • You can actually summit this barefoot! I did, it was fun, until it started raining.
  • Incredible hike to get here. Don't underestimate how taxing it is hiking in the sand, but it really is impressive.
  • Truly an amazing adventure. Catch the sunrise off of High Dune, you wonโ€™t regret trekking through darkness to do it.
  • Great hike well worth it :)
  • The most amazing landscape I've ever seen! Hike to the top of the dunes and you'll love the view from the top๐Ÿ˜ฅ๐ŸŒ„๐Ÿœ

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