Park News

For US 70 closure information, call (575) 678-1178.

All closures are subject to change without notice.

News Releases
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News Release Archive
Older news releases are still available here.


Missile Closures
Due to missile testing on the adjacent White Sands Missile Range, it is occasionally necessary, for visitor safety, to close the Dunes Drive for periods of up to three hours. To view upcoming closures...


Park Road Conditions and Weather-related Closures
While the weather is usually nice, there are times when we get an unusual weather that brings with it a extraordinary amount of rain or snow. During these times, we may have to close all or a portion of the Dunes Drive. Current road conditions...

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