Closures and Missile Tests
Upcoming Missile Tests: From time to time the missile range that surrounds us performs missile testing that may require the closure of the park or Highway 70. Please follow the link below for up to date information on closures More »
New Monument Hours
The monument currently opens at 8 a.m. and closes roughly 1 hour after sunset. More »
Feature films, car commercials, fashion catalogs, motion and still photography all happen at White Sands National Monument. The bright white sand dunes are a perfect backdrop for commercial filming and photography.
If you are interested in shooting your production here, we'll be glad to accomodate you. For more detailed information, download the following:
Once you've completed the application in full, you can return it to us either via email at email@example.com or via fax at (575) 479-1116.
Did You Know?
Unlike most other birds, which have three front toes and one back toe, the roadrunner has two front and two back toes, allowing it to run down its prey. Look for its distinct X-shaped tracks on the white sands.