Nowhere else in North America do alpine tundra, tall forests of evergreen and aspen, and massive desert dunes meet so dramatically as in our nation's newest crown jewel. This book is your essential guide to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve. Camping, wildlife viewing, hiking, backpacking, climbing, mountain biking, dunes snowboarding -- the recreational opportunities at qThe Dunesq are endless. Slide down the highest sand dunes on the continent, backpack to a pristine high-country lake or climb one of Colorado's legendary 14, 000-foot peaks. Soak in a hot springs pool beneath the stars, tour a working bison ranch or experience an alligator farm! Book jacket.If you are staying elsewhere, you may use a shower at the Oasis for $4 (2002 rates). ... Forester or Toyota RAV4 Think aquot;bigaquot; and aquot;robustaquot; and aquot;toughaquot; when selecting a vehicle for these challenging roads a think Blazer or 4Runner or Explorer.
|Title||:||The Essential Guide to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve|
|Author||:||Charlie Winger, Diane Winger, Colorado Mountain Club|
|Publisher||:||The Mountaineers Books - 2003|