Skins and Skulls

Skins and skulls of various animals.

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Have you ever been curious about how a coyote, kit fox, and badger pelt would feel? Have you ever wondered what the skull of a roadrunner or the eye sockets of an owl look like? Join a ranger for an informative discussion about the amazing animals that live at White Sands National Monument. The ranger will have pelts, skulls, props, and other interesting facts to provide you with a hands-on look and feel of the elusive wildlife of White Sands.

When

Offered daily at 3 p.m. Memorial Day through Labor Day and on weekends the rest of the year.

Reservations

Reservations are not required or permitted.

Where

The visitor center courtyard. In case of inclement weather, the program may be moved into the visitor center.

Cost

Program is free. No reservations are required or permitted.

Program length

20 minutes

Fitness

Visitors may stand or sit for the duration of this program. There are no fitness considerations for this program.

Accessibility

The visitor center and the courtyard are wheelchair and stroller accessible.

Service animals are allowed at all monument facilities open to the general public.

Restrooms

Public restrooms are available outside the visitor center area.

Seating

Seating is available in the courtyard.

Pets

Pets are not allowed in the visitor center or in the courtyard.

Large groups

Seating is limited.Please be considerate of other park visitors. Contact us to inquire about a large group reservation.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 1086
Holloman AFB, NM 88330

Phone:

(575) 479-6124
(recorded information and an option to speak with someone)

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