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walking on the sand dunes on Tues day 1 of trip

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Along the road into the national park are several pullouts that explain how the dunes came to be trapped between theSangre de Cristo Mountains
signs are posted not to take you pet on them as the sand can get very hot and burn you feet and theirs it can get over 100 degrees. in the summer months
Glad we were visiting in Late Sept its cooler and pets can run with the family . We did not see any pets . we walked out and looked over the dunes and enjoyed people watching. Here are some of our pictures from out first visit on Tuesday and the weather was nice early evening the sand changes color with clouds moving over the sand. we come back on Friday just wait for those pictures

this was taken at the way to the dunes from the parking lot
the mountains that keep the sand in place it can blow against the mounts but can not get out . tom on the dunes waiting for me to take the picture

evening on the dunes

Fran and tom hiking piles of Sand

Decided it was time to call it a day and head to our motel for the night

Tom fixing our Sparky lunch for the next day

tom checking the map for day 2



off to bed for a early call Wed.



the water fall


and of course the dunes

Thank you for stopping by for visit
next blog a trip to the oldest town in Colorado .

to remember the memories of the day


trail head to the water falls





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