Park Hours7:00 am to 8:00 pm (No reservations are required)
Visitor Center Hours and Parking9:00 am to 5:00 pm
The visitor center has minimal parking for large RVs and trailers. Overflow large vehicle parking is available in the Administrative Building parking lot.
Entrance Fee$25.00 per vehicle and valid for seven consecutive days and payable at the entrance booth on Dunes Drive. Pass and additional infomation can be found on our fee page.
SledsSleds can be purchased at our onsite gift shop, White Sands Trading Company, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Questions about sleds can be answered at 575-479-1629.
Backcountry CampingBackcountry camping is currently not available, and there is no date set for camping to resume. There are no other campgrounds at White Sands National Park. For local lodging and camping near the park, please see this webpage.
Park ClosuresPlease see our park closure page for upcoming missile testing.
Have a Safe VisitA safe day at White Sands, is a fun day at White Sands. Look at our safety webpage for tips to plan your visit.
NPS Mobile AppDownload the National Park Service app before visiting to save tours and maps offline as cell phone reception can be spotty throughout the park.
Need More Information?Check out our Plan Your Visit webpage.
Last updated: September 19, 2022