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White Sands National Park

A U.S. National Park in New Mexico known for its vast expanse of striking white gypsum dunes.

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The Visitor Center, with its southwestern architecture, is a destination in itself and has been designated a Historic District along with a few surrounding structures. It displays decoratively carved chairs and benches, crafted tin lighting fixtures, and a museum and theater.

michaelwarford 3 years ago

I'm obsessed with this place! It's so strikingly beautiful that it looks photoshopped, and you can try your best (and probably fall on your ass) at sand boarding. Otherwise, staring at it for hours on end is also a pretty good way to spend your time there lmao

sarahlempa 4 years ago

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  • White Sands National Park: The Complete Guide for 2023

    White Sands National Park is surreal in the best sense of the word. Snow-white sand dunes stretch as far as the eye can see, with the San Andres Mountains framing the horizon. It’s hard to understand just how strange miles and miles of blindingly-white sand is until you visit this wild US national park in […]