Schedule of Events
We offer a variety of programs year round. For more information, download a copy of our 2015 schedule of events.
Trip Planning Information
Are you planning a trip to White Sands National Monument? Download the following brochures for more information on how to plan your visit, area attractions, and local campgrounds.
Hours of Operation
Unlike other parks, White Sands National Monument is unable to be open to the public 24 hours a day due our unique location. Surrounded by the military on all sides, our partnership with White Sands Missile Range and Holloman Air Force Base dictates that we are open for specific hours throughout the year. Read more...
Park Closures and Missile Testing
White Sands National Monument is surrounded by military neighbors on all sides. From time to time, White Sands Missile Range will perform missile tests that require us to close the Dune's Drive for their duration in order to ensure visitor safety. Some of these tests will even close Highway 70 down as well. Read more...