Cruise America's Insight Series - White Sands National Park

Before you head out, learn what’s in store with these White Sands National Park facts!
* White Sands is a huge New Mexico national park named for its white sand dunes made of gypsum crystals.
* This gypsum field is the largest of its kind in the world. The park offers a massive 145,762 acres to explore.
* Thousands of animal species still inhabit the park today, and 45 of those are exclusive to White Sands.
Hacienda RV Resort Amenities: Hacienda RV Resort tops our list thanks to its idyllic location, healthy amenities list, and clean, homey facilities. You’ll get full hookups at all of its 113 sites and plenty of room for big rigs. A community hot tub awaits if you’d like a soak. And showers and laundry rooms are nearby to stay fresh.
Las Cruces Elk Lodge Amenities: For an affordable, no-fuss stay, check out Las Cruces Elk Lodge. The lodge itself is a bigger community center, but they’ve also got 10 RV sites for campers. Restrooms, showers, and picnic tables are on-site, but there is not much else. 
Las Cruces KOA Journey Amenities: For the most family-friendly option, head to Las Cruces KOA Journey. The grounds are situated just a mile off of I-10, giving you a stunning view of the Las Cruces mountain range. The camp is well-lit at night and loaded with fire pits and patio sites for family cookouts.
Get the fun started with these amazing activity options in White Sands National Park!
* Drive the Dunes Drive. Get the lay of the land before venturing out on your own on this 8-mile drive straight to the heart of the gypsum sands.
* Go hiking. Once you’ve got a sense of the vastness of this unique ecosystem, it’s time to hit one of five trails.
* Go sledding. You read that right. The gypsum sands look and feel remarkably like snow. So pack a simple sled to enjoy the most unique slopes you’re bound to ever ride.


Posted by: Cruise America & Canada RV Rentals Inc
Posted on: 15/07/2022

Cruise America's Insight Series - White Sands National Park

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Cruise America's Insight Series - White Sands National Park

This New Mexico gem is home to one of the most stunning natural landscapes in all of the U.S., an expanse of gypsum crystal dunes as white as snow, unlike any desert you’ve likely been to.

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