All About White Sands National Monument, New Mexico.

OPENING HOURS: From January 1, 2014, the monument opens at 9 a.m. and closes approximately one hour after sunset. With the exception of December 25, 2014, the monument is open daily year round.
 

         

 
White Sands New Mexico National Monument

White Sands New Mexico, National Monument
Introduction to White Sands - Visitor's Guide

What's New?

+ Get yourself in the mood for the 2014 Balloon Fest and browse photos from previous White Sands Hot Air Balloon Invitationals
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- CHECK BALLOON FEST

+ If you have missed the 2014 Trinity Site Tour, next year's Trinity Site Tour will take place on April 4, 2015.
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- CHECK EVENTS

+ Please note that there will be no Lace Lucero tours May through October. Join the next Lake Lucero Tour on November 29, 2014.
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- CHECK EVENTS

+ Upcoming roadblocks?
For US 70
closure information,
call (575) 678-1178.
All closures are subject to change without notice.
Bad park road conditions or weather related closures?

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- FOR MORE INFO CHECK OPERATING HOURS AND PARK ALERTS




VISIT WHITE SANDS
Where is White Sands located?   ::   How to get there?    ::   Where to stay?   ::   What to do at the Sands?  
What else to do in the area?   ::   Nightlife   ::   Filming a Movie?   ::   Weather at the Sands   ::   Commercial Shots  
::   How to Photograph White Sands?

ADDITIONAL INFO
General info   ::   Geological info   ::   Info on the dunes   ::   About Gypsum   ::   History of the Monument
Lake Lucero   ::   Military   ::   NASA    ::   Spaceport America    ::   Tularosa Basin   ::   Alamogordo
Otero County    ::   Do˝a Ana County   ::   New Mexico    ::   Chihuahuan Desert    ::   Missile Range History
Hunting and Fishing in New Mexico    ::   UNESCO World Heritage Site   ::   Hot Air Balloon Festival

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Photographs top left and bottom: Copyright Rob Roberts. Middle and background: Courtesy White Sands National Monument
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