The tallest dunes in all of North America, Colorado's Great Sand Dunes National Park has something for everyone. Well, almost everyone.

Nothing is safe from the power of the dreaded "1-star" review button found on sites such as Tripadvisor or Google Reviews. Check out these brutal, and hilarious, 1-star reviews of this Colorado treasure.

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Colorado's Magnificent Great Sand Dunes

If you've visited Great Sand Dunes National Park, roughly 30 miles northeast of Alamosa, Colorado, you already know how magnificent it is. You'll find everything - grasslands, wetlands, hiking, forests, camping, alpine lakes, sand sledding, tundra, and more. To top it off, it's also recognized as an International Dark Sky Park.

Easy To Visit

Great Sand Dunes National park is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You don't need reservations, and there are no limits to the number of visitors they can accommodate. The visitor center, on the other hand, is only so big, and can squeeze in only so many people at a time. When touring the visitors center, you may have to wait.

Be Prepared For Anything and Everything

I've visited Great Sand Dunes National Park many times over the years. You can be burnt to a crisp during the day, only to freeze your buns off at night. Great Sand Dunes isn't some quaint little campground. According to Google, the site measures an amazing 132.4 square miles.

Overwhelmingly Positive Reviews

Looking at Google, you'll see that Great Sand Dunes National park and Preserve received an awesome 4.8 stars out of 5 based on 7,850 reviews. Tripadvisor gives it a 4.5 out of 5 based on 971 reviews.

Common Theme Among the Negative Reviews

Reading the reviews, you'll notice several disenchanted visitors must have channeled Anakin Skywalker.

Why These Posts of "Negative 1-Star Reviews"?

To date, I've posted about 1-star reviews of the Colorado River, Garden of the Gods, Pikes Peak, the South Platte River, even Eisenhower Tunnel. Most are funny. All are weird.

There is another motive behind these posts. As stated earlier, Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve packs a whopping 4.8 out of 5 stars on Google, based on 7,850 reviews. The handful of 1-star reviews is made up of mostly bogus reviews such as "too much sand" or "I got sand in my underwear," which ultimately bring down the overall rating.

In all fairness, some 1-star reviews complained of issues with park management and/or staff.

Colorado's Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve is well worth visiting. It's not exactly easy to get to, and the drive to the park is kind of like watching paint dry. Once there, though, you'll have a fantastic time.

Nasty One Star Reviews of Colorado Great Sand Dunes National Park

Colorado's Great Sand Dunes National Park is well known for the huge dunes, creeks, and camping. Like anything else, though, even this natural wonder occasionally gets poor reviews. Check out these hilarious 1-star reviews of the Great Sand Dunes.

Nasty 1-Star Reviews of Colorado's Clothing-Optional Hot Springs

Have you ever visited a clothing-optional hot springs in Colorado? Judging by the web traffic, they're incredibly popular. A large percentage of the population loves them and looks forward to any chance to visit. On the other hand, there are those who've had bad experiences, and have little if anything good to say.

Here's a number of nasty 1-star reviews of various clothing-optional hot springs located in Colorado. These reviews are pulled from sites such as Tripadvisor and Google. The reviews are copied in their original form, typos and all. The one exception would be the elimination of the facilities name. The proper names of the individual hot springs have been removed.

Laughable Nasty One-Star Reviews of Colorado's Pikes Peak

Don't you just hate it when you visit the restroom at Pikes Peak, a.k.a. America's Mountain, and you get stung by a bee. Even worse, you drive 14,115 feet to the summit only to discover there's no beer or doughnuts? To top it all off, can you believe they actually close on Thanksgiving? Check out these nasty one-star reviews of Pikes Peak.

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