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White Sands National Monument
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NameWhite Sands National Monument
TypeActivity
CategoryRecreation
DescriptionLocated roughly 45 miles east of Las Cruces on U.S. Highway 70 White Sands National Monument protects the world's largest gypsum dune-field, and the unique plants and animals that survive in this other-worldly place. Between White Sands Missile Range and Holloman Air Force Base, the 275 square-mile patch of magnificent pure white dunes provide excellent recreation opportunities; visitors can picnic, white sand surf or just stroll through a portion of the 275 square-mile national monument. Additionally, the monument offers tours and activities such as the Sunset Stroll Nature Walk, full moon night programs, special events, and tours of Lake Lucero. (575) 679-2599. www.nps.gov/whsa
Handicapped AccessibleNo
Websitewww.nps.gov/whsa/index.htm
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Last Updated6/28/2011
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