Current Conditions


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Park Closures

Occasionally the road into the park is closed due to missile testing or weather conditions. Look here for the latest information about park closures.
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Road Conditions

Dunes drive consists of both pavement and hard packed gypsum sand. Consider the effects of inclement weather when planning to drive into the park. The park may close if weather conditions pose a safety hazard for visitors.
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The weather can be hard to predict in the desert. Look here to learn more about possible weather conditions when you visit.
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Masking is optional in indoor facilities.

As the National Park Service monitors and responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, we work closely with the NPS Office of Public Health to use the latest science to guide our decision making.

Masking requirements vary by park based on local conditions. To check the current level for Otero County, New Mexico, please visit –

Masks are optional for indoor spaces at Acadia National Park.

Learn more about the National Park Service response to COVID-19.

Last updated: February 7, 2024

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

PO Box 1086
Holloman AFB, NM 88330


575 479-6124

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