Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve
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Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve (website) (pets)
11999 Highway 150, Mosca, CO 81146, Tel: 719-378-6300
Details: Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve consists of alpine tundra, forests, massive dunes, grasslands, and wetlands. Hiking, backpacking, horseback riding, ranger-led programs and events, kids' activities, sliding, skiing, sandboarding, bison tours, and open air vehicle tours are some of the activities available at the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve.
Birds: Vultures, Eagles, Hawks, Falcons, Grouse, Turkeys, Plovers, Sandpipers, Pigeons, Doves, Cuckoos, Owls, Goatsuckers, Swifts, Hummingbirds, Kingfishers, Woodpeckers, Tyrant Flycatchers, Larks, Swallows, Jays, Magpies, Crows, Titmice, Bushtits, Nuthatches, Creepers, Wrens, Dippers, Kinglets, Gnatcatchers, Solitaires, Thrushes, Mockingbirds, Thrashers, Pipits, Waxwings, Shrikes, Vireos, Wood Warblers, Blackbirds, Orioles, Tanagers, Finches.
Note: Bird listings may include resident and migratory birds and common and rare sightings.