Medano Creek is currently experiencing surge flow at Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve.

According to the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, Medano Creek is currently flowing above-average annual peak flow at 30-60 feet (10-20 m) wide and 1-9 inches (2-23 cm) deep. Due to high snowpack levels, the surge flow will likely continue and peak sometime in the next week or two.

As water levels remain, park officials are also expecting mosquito season to run from mid-June to July and possibly into August.

Medano Creek activities include surfing, wading, skimboarding, floating, sand castle building, and sand-sculpting. For additional tips on visiting the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, click here.

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