The Rio Grande Scenic Railroad calls all explorers aboard their T- Rex Express Train. It's time for all those future paleontologists to assist in the next dinosaur dig! All kids will get to participate in this hands-on dig with real mammoth bones! Learn about fossil finding and excavation from actual Park Rangers from the Great Sand Dunes. There will be cookies and music for the ride home, as well as a mini-digging gift sets for every child with a shovel and bucket of their very own! This train will run twice on March 3 at 12:30 PM and 3:30 PM.
Monte Vista Crane Festival For the past 2,000 years, the Monte Vista Wildlife Refuge has witnessed the migration of thousands of sandhill cranes. This year the 31st Annual Monte Vista Crane Festival will be March 7-9, and will be educational as well as fun. They will have an arts & crafts fair, bus tours, and educational lectures at the Middle School by biologists & wildlife experts