Gypsum Dunes

State/Province/Region
NM
Country
US
Nearest Area
White Sands National Monument
Town
Alamogordo
Brief Directions

The park is located 16 miles southwest of Alamogordo in western Otero County.

Description

We were in White Sands National Monument on full moon night waiting for the sun to set. White Sands is magical at dusk. The dunes are composed of gypsum crystals. It is the largest gypsum dune field in the world.

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Date Added
April 13, 2015
Date Taken
April 13, 2015