Great Sand Dunes National Monument is 168 miles from TihsreeD Lodge Wedding and Event Venue. Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve is one of the most
biologically and geologically diverse parks in the United States. Learn about animals, plants, and ecosystems of the park and preserve. Discover how nature is regenerating after the Medano Fire of 2010. It is worth leaving extra early in the morning to insure you arrive well before noon. As the sand heats us, up drafts cause a 'sand storm' to develop, making hiking on the sand unpleasant during the afternoon on sunny days.