Yet another jewel in our National Park system, the Sand Dunes National Park in Colorado is a freak of nature – towering sand dunes smack dab in the middle of the Rocky Mountains. Easy to get to from Colorado Springs, it should be on everyone’s short list to experience!
This was probably one of the hardest albums ever to pare down. With the high contrast of the sand against the sky, there were so many good photos I had a tough time cutting them down.
Colette looks like a character from a Star Wars movie trekking across a barren planet.
The yellow sand stops abruptly and the green Colorado plains take over.
Edge of the World
King of the World
Colette practices her "King of the World" pose as we hike across the vast sand dunes of the Sand Dunes National Park.
All Downhill From Here
The fun downhills make up for the brutal uphill slogs.
Sometimes you just have to stop and take a break!
To The Top
The peak of a solitary dune rising to the sky
It’s so crazy to see mountains of sand together with mountains of rock and snow.