Southwest Expedition Series Part 11: White Sands National Monument (Optional)

Hosted by NYC Asian Meetup

Public group

White Sands Visitor's Center

19912 U.S. 70 · Alamogordo, NM

How to find us

Meet us @ GPS coordinates (32.779680, -106.172412)

Location image of event venue

Details

DIRECTORY:

• Southwest Expedition Series Index

http://www.meetup.com/NYCAsianMeetup/events/229275835/

WHITE SANDS NATIONAL MONUMENT

ADMISSION: TBA

DESCRIPTION:

The White Sands National Monument is a U.S. National Monument located about 16 miles (26 km) southwest of Alamogordo in western Otero County and northeastern Doña Ana County in the state of New Mexico, at an elevation of 4,235 feet (1,291 m). The area is in the mountain-ringed Tularosa Basin and comprises the southern part of a 275 square miles (710 km2) field of white sand dunes composed of gypsum crystals. It is the largest gypsum dune field in the world.

ATTRACTIONS:

• White Sands Gallery 1

• White Sands Gallery 2

http://www.nationalparks.org/sites/default/files/styles/park_page_image/public/white_sands.jpg?itok=SMbCf-ni

• White Sands Gallery 3

• White Sands Gallery 4

• White Sands Gallery 5

Difficulty: Easy
Distances: 2 Miles
Duration: 1 Hours

Map:

https://www.google.com/maps/place/32%C2%B046'46.9%22N+106%C2%B010'20.7%22W/@32.8907279,-106.4018884,11z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x0:0x0

Reference:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_Sands_National_Monument

RECOMMENDED ITEMS TO BRING:
• 4x 1 Lite of bottle water
• Lunch
• Snacks & Fruits
• Sun Screen
• Bug Repellent

RECOMMENDED CLOTHES TO WEAR:
• Hat
• Sun Glasses
• Lightweight clothing
• Hiking Boots or Shoes
• Lightweight Back Pack
• Lightweight workout pants

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