Photography

Best Photos of Great Sand Dunes National Park

Each year we ask national park travelers to enter their best photos in our annual photo contest. Here are some of the best shots we’ve received that were taken in Great Sand Dunes National Park.

Sandhill cranes flying over the dunes in Great Sand Dunes National Park
Sandhill cranes flying over the dunes in Great Sand Dunes National ParkPatrick Myers
Beach grass at Great Sand Dunes National Park
The warm golden-hour glow of grass poking through the sand at Great Sand Dunes National ParkJeff Stephenson
Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve - Windy DunesEarth Day weekend, I drove to Colorado's Great Sand Dunes National Park hoping to get some…
Windy dunesMichael Osborne
Photographer at Great Sand Dunes National Park
A fellow photographer gets a good position on the dunes Don Sender
The Milky Way above the dunes at Great Sand Dunes National Park
The Milky Way above the dunesKim Belverud
Hiker high on the dunes in Great Sand Dunes National Park
Hiker high on the dunes in Great Sand Dunes National ParkPatrick Myers
Sunset at Medano Creek in Great Sand Dunes National Park
Sunset at Medano Creek in Great Sand Dunes National ParkSurjanto Suradji
Hikers look like ants climbing the sand at Great Sand Dunes National Park
Hikers look like ants climbing the sand at Great Sand Dunes National ParkDaniel Forster
Park visitors carrying sleds to the dunes at Great Sand Dunes National Park
Park visitors carrying sleds to the dunesLauren Lang
Dawn hiker at Great Sand Dunes National Park
Dawn hikerMitch Warnick
Great Sand Dunes National Park in Springtime
Great Sand Dunes National Park in SpringtimeSheba Olenik
Evening shadows at Great Sand Dunes National Park
Evening shadowsMichael Ryno
Hikers brave the windswept sand at Great Sand Dunes National Park
Hikers brave the windswept sandEllen Fitzgibbon
Fun with light painting at Great Sand Dunes National Park
Fun with light paintingNicholas Zupancich
Hikers gather at the top of the dunes to watch the sunset at Great Sand Dunes National Park
Hikers gather at the top of the dunes to watch the sunsetLiliana Kieler