Great Sand Dunes National Park Backcountry Permit


How to get a permit

Reservations depend on your start date:

Feb
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Jan

Jan 2024 – Jun 2025

Limited number of permits available.

1 option


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Online reservations

Opens3 months ahead8 AM MT
ClosesDay of11:59 PM MT
3 months ahead – day of
Book online
Advance release: 3 months ahead at 8 AM MT
Book online

Don’t want to miss the deadline?

Let us know when you want to go and we’ll remind you to book.

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Found permit for 2 people on July 15!

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