The Beauty of White Sands National Park

White Sands became a National Park in 2019 and is worth a visit.

tree with dried leaves against a blue sky and white sand dunes
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White Sands National Park is located in south-central New Mexico. You’ll find the largest gypsum fields in the world there. While not all of it is the national park, there are 275 square miles of glistening white sand dunes. The dunes sit atop what is known as the Tularosa Basin.



Carol Labuzzetta, MS Natural Resources, MS Nursing

Environmental educator with a passion for teaching youth using the science of awe. Traveler, Photographer, Author, Wife, Mother. Boosted Writer x 10