• The dunes in soft light

    White Sands

    National Monument New Mexico

Photo Gallery

 
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Remote Camera
Many of our animals are nocturnal but we've managed to catch some glimpses of a few through remote cameras.

 
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Amphibians & Fish
There are many animals within the park. Reptiles seem to be expected in a desert environment but did you know that there are several amphibians that live here?

 
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Dune Scenics
One question we often get is where are the best locations for photos in the park. The answer? Anywhere!

 
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Birds
Are you an avid birdwatcher? Then you'll love looking at these fantastic examples of our avian residents.

 
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Mammals
Several species of mammals use the dunefield for various things. Some call it home, other call it a cafeteria.
 
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Reptiles
There's more than just snakes out there! Many species of lizards, turtles, and tortoises live here in and around the dunefield.

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