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Great Sand Dunes Wilderness
The Great Sand Dunes Wilderness now contains a total of 33,549 acres and is managed by the National Park Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 1976 the Great Sand Dunes Wilderness...[more]
The wilderness area is entirely within Great Sand Dunes National Park located in the San Luis Valley of south-central Colorado. The nearest city is Alamosa (pop. 7,500) located about 35 miles to the southwest. From Alamosa take U.S. Highway 160 east about 16 miles and turn left onto Colorado Highway 150. From there it's 19 miles north to the Great Sand Dunes Visitor Center.
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