Great Sand Dunes Sandboarding Excursion

Experience the unique thrill of sandboarding at Great Sand Dunes National Park, where the vast sandy landscapes offer an exhilarating ride unlike any other, with a relaxing hot springs soak to finish off the day.

Last updated: Apr 2024

    Around $20 per day for sandboard rentals


    More than 500 Miles from you


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  1. Arrive early at the park to secure a parking spot and beat the heat.
  2. Rent your sandboarding gear from Oasis Store, Kristi Mountain Sports, or Sand Dunes Recreation.
  3. Hike to the dune field, which can be about 0.7 to 1.25 miles from the parking area.
  4. Spend the morning sandboarding down the dunes.
  5. Return your equipment to the rental spot. If you rented from Sand Dunes Recreation, enjoy a relaxing soak in their hot springs.
  6. Head back after a refreshing and rejuvenating end to your day.



Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, Colorado

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Packing List

  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Sturdy closed-toed shoes
  • Water bottle
  • Camera or smartphone for photos
  • Swimsuit and towel (for hot springs visit)

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