Directions to the Park
The visitor center is located on Highway US-70 between the cities of Alamogordo and Las Cruces. Gas stations located in these two cities are the only options for gas as you get closer to the monument.
From Alamogordo, NM:
Drive time: About 15 minutes
From Las Cruces, NM:
Drive time: About 1 hour
From El Paso, TX:
There are two ways to arrive at White Sands from El Paso.
Through Las Cruces:
No public transportation serves the park. Cars may be rented in Alamogordo, Las Cruces, and El Paso.
The closest airport is in El Paso, TX, about 85 miles from the park.
To download a copy of the above map with directions, click here.
For more detailed maps of the park, click here.
32° 46' 45" North, 106° 10' 19" West