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Trek Back Through Time

An El Morro National Monument trail leads to the onetime home of Atsinna Pueblo. IF PEOPLE HAD BEEN THERE TO SEE IT—and there’s a chance Ancestral Acoma or Zuni people were—lava flowing across what’s…

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Do The Dunes

Exploring the dunes at White Sands National Park is just part of the fun. There's plenty to do in Alamogordo and Las Cruces as well. Photograph by Tira Howard. CONSIDER MAKING Alamogordo or Las…

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White Sands Power Plants

Illustration by Jameson Simpson. AS THE DUNES AT WHITE SANDS SHIFT, the environment itself changes from dune to dune, enabling distinctive communities of plants on and between each one. “Every step…

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Picnic at the Dunes

Lyle E. Bennett designed these picnic shelters exclusively for White Sands National Park. Photograph by Tira Howard. LIKE SILVERY METAL SAILBOATS skimming a sea of blanched dunes, the picnic shelters…

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