New Mexico’s Most Recognizable Landscape Just Became The Newest National Park

Have you heard? White Sands National Monument has just become the country’s 62nd and newest national park!

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The national park is open daily but is closed on Christmas Day. For details on seasonal hours, fees, and tours, visit the national park website.

Website: National Park Service
Facebook: White Sands National Park
Phone: (575) 479-6124

Carlsbad Caverns is another incredible national park right here in New Mexico. If you’ve never had the opportunity to visit, read all about the park in One Of New Mexico’s Most Beautiful Attractions Is Hiding Deep Underground.

Address: 19955 US-70, Alamogordo, NM 88310, USA