Park Hours7:00 am to 8:00 pm (7:00 am to 9:00 pm beginning April 11) - No advanced reservations are needed.
Visitor Center Hours9:00 am to 5:00 pm - walk-up table only - visitor center exhibits and theater are closed due to public health conditions.
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.
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.
Need More Information?Check out our Plan Your Visit webpage.
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Last updated: April 9, 2021