A desert deer crosses one of the few roads in Great Sand Dunes National Park with snow covered Herard Peak high above.
This is another look at Great Sand Dunes National Park’s Medano Creek with Herard Peak rising above the sand.
This is another look at the seasonal Medano Creek in Great Sand Dunes National Park. Standing at 13,340′, Herard Peak looms over this beautiful landscape.
Great Sand Dunes National Park in Colorado is bordered on two sides by 13,000′ mountains. Herard Peak is seen here. As the snow melts in April and May it creates a wide shallow creek on the eastern edge of the dunes. This is the seasonal Medano Creek. It is perhaps my favorite part of the park…