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Where is White Sands Located?

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White Sands New Mexico
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White Sands NM Map


White Sands is located in the Tularosa Basin in New Mexico, between the cities Las Cruces and Alamogordo.

The closest city is Alamogordo (see map.)

Couties: White Sands is situated in Otero County and Dona Ana County. See this map here.

Physical address of White Sands National Monument:

White Sands National Monument
19955 Highway 70, Alamogordo, NM

Latitude/Longitude of the Visitor Center:
32°40' N, 106°10' W

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 1086
Holloman AFB, NM 88330-1086

 Visitor information via phone:
(575) 679-2599 or (575) 479-6124

Visitor information via fax:
(575) 479-4333

WHSA_Interpretation [at] nps.gov

And just in case you get lost... here is White Sands from space:

White Sands from Space
Click image to enlarge.



To the best of our knowledge all information is current. If you should discover any errors, however, please let us know. Thanks!




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