• The dunes in soft light

    White Sands

    National Monument New Mexico

Interdune Boardwalk

Distance from Visitor Center: 4.5 miles (7.2 km)

Length of trail: 650 yards (585 m) round trip

Description of trail: This trail is fully accessible for people using wheelchairs and strollers. The trail is an elevated boardwalk. This trail leads you through a fragile interdune area to a scenic view at the top of a dune. Interdune areas are where all plant life in the dunefield starts. This is the best place to get a close look at many of the wildflowers that grow here while protecting the park's resources. There are informational signs and benches located at various points along the boardwalk.

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