White Sands National Monument

Like No Place Else on Earth. Rising from the heart of the Tularosa Basin is one of the world's great natural wonders - the glistening white sands of New Mexico. Great wave-like dunes of gypsum sand have engulfed 275 square miles of desert at White Sands National Monument, creating the world's largest gypsum dunefield. Learn more >

Do you want to get out and explore? At White Sands National Monument there are many activities to choose from including sledding and hiking.

Do you want to get out and explore? At White Sands National Monument there are many activities to choose from including sledding and hiking.