Explore White Sands National Park's Unique Gypsum Dunes

Experience the beauty of White Sands National Park, where expansive gypsum sand dunes create a unique landscape ideal for hiking, sledding, and breathtaking sunset views.

Last updated: Apr 2024
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    $25 per vehicle entry fee, valid for 7 days.

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    More than 500 Miles from you

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Itinerary

  1. Start at the visitor center to gather information and purchase entry tickets.
  2. Explore Dunes Drive for a scenic view of the park.
  3. Choose from several hiking trails, such as the Interdune Boardwalk, Playa Trail, Dune Life Nature Trail, Backcountry Camping Trail, or Alkali Flat Trail.
  4. Try dune sledding at designated areas with a sled from the visitor center.
  5. Capture stunning photos at sunset from various vantage points.

Location

 

White Sands National Park, NM

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Packing List

  • Comfortable hiking shoes
  • Water bottle
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Snacks or a packed meal
  • Camera for photography

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