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Alkali Flat Trail

White Sands National Monument, 19955 Highway 70 West, Alamogordo, NM 88310, NM 88310
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Hot snow = great experience

This was a totally worthwhile hike. I hiked on Friday, Sept 16. I started at 2pm and returned... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2016
Ann F
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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Surreal experience!

I really wanted to be able to explore the White Sands National Monument and found that this hike... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2016
Paul M
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Scarborough
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4.6-mile hiking trail for those who want to explore the dunes on foot.
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17 Sep 2016
“Hot snow = great experience”
10 Aug 2016
“Surreal experience!”
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White Sands National Monument, 19955 Highway 70 West, Alamogordo, NM 88310, NM 88310
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Reviewed 17 September 2016

This was a totally worthwhile hike. I hiked on Friday, Sept 16. I started at 2pm and returned by 4pm. Except for the few hundred yards around the parking lot, I didn't encounter another soul on the entire trail. I was glad for the solitude,...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2016

I really wanted to be able to explore the White Sands National Monument and found that this hike was easily the best way of doing just that. The trail is marked by poles sticking out of the sand dunes, although you can wander freely across...More

Thank Paul M
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