Park Ranger Programs

Ranger programs are the perfect way to learn more about White Sands National Park and the amazing diversity found here. Programs are offered for a variety of ages and interests. Sunset Strolls are presented every day, while Lake Lucero and Full Moon guided hikes are offered multiple times a year. There is something for everyone, and we hope to see you on a ranger program soon. Ranger programs are scheduled on the park calendar to help you plan ahead!
nine people silhouetted by the setting sun as they hike up a white sand dune.
Sunset Stroll

Sunset Strolls are a great way to end your day. Enjoy a leisurely, one-hour, ranger-guided walk across the sand dunes.

a large crowd of people stand at the top of a white sand dune. The full moon can be seen in a gap.
Moonlight Hike

Hike the dunes under the glow of the full moon. Full moon hikes are offered March through December the night before the full moon.

a large group of people in the distance sit on chairs and blankets surrounding six musicians.
Full Moon Night

Enjoy a moonlit evening as White Sands National Park extends its closing time. Offered monthly on the full moon from May to October.

a ranger and a group of people stand on shrubby ground underneath a blue sky.
Lake Lucero

Have you ever wondered how the white sands formed? Take a tour to the birthplace of the dunes, and learn how life has changed around it.

Images of different ice age animal tracks and artifacts sit upon a table in the shade along a trail.
Drop-in Programs

Rangers at White Sands offer a variety of drop-in programs. Check in at the visitor center to discover these unscheduled exciting programs.

Last updated: February 23, 2024

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