The White Sands gypsum dunefield is 275 square miles in size. That is a lot of sand! There are many opportunities to explore the dunefield within the monument boundaries. It is very easy to get lost in the dunes. These resources may help you stay found in the world’s largest gypsum dunefield.
Would you like an easier way to find your way around the dunes? Download our geo-referenced map onto your mobile device. As you drive through the dunes, a little blue marker will pinpoint exactly where you are—even if you hike out on a trail! Just follow the instructions below.
Last updated: May 1, 2017