Medano Pass Primitive Road Campsites

Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve, Near Crestone, Colorado

Medano Pass Primitive Road Campsites does not offer reservations through Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!


Roadside camping is permitted at 21 campsites in Great Sand Dunes National Preserve beginning 5.2 miles from where the road begins near Piñon Flats Campground. These designated sites are free of charge and first-come, first-served. All 21 sites fill on summer weekends. Passable only in the warmer months and only with high-clearance 4-wheel drive vehicles. This road crosses areas of deep sand, traverses Medano Creek nine times, and passes through excellent habitat for bighorn sheep.

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