Interdune Boardwalk

A visitor walking down the Interdune Boardwalk.
Being a boardwalk above the sand, this trail is perfect for everyone.

NPS Photo

Quick Facts

Audio Description, Benches/Seating, Historical/Interpretive Information/Exhibits, Parking - Auto, Parking - Bus/RV, Trailhead, Wheelchair Accessible

The Interdune Boardwalk is fully accessible for people using wheelchairs and strollers. Take an easy 0.4 mile (650m) round trip stroll through the dunes and learn about the science, geology, plants, and animals that make White Sands an unequaled natural wonder. The boardwalk is a great place to take a break under the shade canopy, listen for bird calls, observe lizards, and enjoy wildflowers. The average completion time is 20 minutes.

Length: 0.4 mile (650m), round-trip
Average Completion Time: 20 minutes
Difficulty: Easy
Distance from Visitor Center: 4.5 miles (7.2 km)
Restroom: Two vault toilets at the trailhead

Before setting out on foot at White Sands National Park, please view our Hiking Safety Tips.

White Sands National Park

Last updated: November 17, 2020