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Alkali Flat Trail :: White Sands National Monument, NM

Alkali Flat Trail is a hiking trail in Otero County, New Mexico. It is within White Sands National Monument. It is 4.6 miles long and begins at 3,966 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 9.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 797 feet. Near

Dune Life Nature Trail :: White Sands National Monument, NM

Dune Life Nature Trail is a hiking trail in Otero County, New Mexico. It is within White Sands National Monument. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 4,002 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 0 feet. N

Backcountry Camping Trail :: White Sands National Monument, NM

Backcountry Camping Trail is a hiking trail in Otero County, New Mexico. It is within White Sands National Monument. It is 1.7 miles long and begins at 3,996 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 18 fee

Playa Trail :: White Sands National Monument, NM

Playa Trail is a hiking trail in Otero County, New Mexico. It is within White Sands National Monument. It is 0.1 miles long and begins at 4,002 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 0 feet.

Wsmr P Rt 21 :: White Sands National Monument, NM

Wsmr P Rt 21 is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Otero County, New Mexico. It is within White Sands National Monument. It is 3.8 miles long and begins at 3,989 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 7.6 miles with a total elevation gain of

Sunspot Scenic Byway Cruise :: Cloudcroft, NM

The ride up to the National Solar Observatory along the Sunspot Scenic Byway is a great workout without being as steep and grueling as some of the state’s ski area roads. Along the way you can stop at overlooks with views of the Tularosa Basin, inclu

Southwest Utah and Escalante Area Campgrounds :: Cedar City, UT

Southwest Utah and the Escalante area (often referred to as "Color Country") is, well, full of color! It’s a vast and varied place, where rainbow hues tend to be commonplace, and campers come to share in the glory. Located in southwestern Utah, it sn

Alkali Flat :: Alamogordo, NM

A short loop day hike through a large dune field to Alkali Flat, a source of gypsum sand for White Sands National Monument. The Alkali Flat Trail leads through the heart of the dunes at White Sands National Monument. The dunes are large, closely s

Heart of the Sands Drive: White Sands :: Alamogordo, NM

A short 8-mile drive through part of the largest gypsum dune field in the world. White Sands National Monument occupies only part of a vast sea of gypsum dunes that blankets part of the flat Tularosa Valley. Two hundred million years ago, shallow bay

Backbone Rock Falls :: Greeneville, TN

This gem of a 40-foot waterfall spills in faucet fashion through a rock crevice and is one highlight in a Cherokee National Forest recreation area developed in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps. It is an easy walk from the road to view the

Hackberry Canyon :: Cannonville, UT

A two- or three-day backpack in the Paria-Hackberry Wilderness Study Area in the Grand Staircase–Escalante National Monument. Hackberry is a highly scenic canyon with numerous side canyons to explore, interesting geology, Sam Pollock Arch, and Watson

Red Cloud Loop :: Vernal, UT

Nowadays, everyone knows Vernal is the heart of Dinosaurland. But beyond “Dino,” which adorns nearly every cafe, motel, and gift shop, Vernal is a hub from which radiates a variety of summertime activities. In addition to Dinosaur National Monument a

Alamagordo - Carrizozo - Cloudcroft Area Campgrounds :: Alamogordo, NM

A 30-minute drive can take you from harsh desert to cool, pine-covered mountains. Of course, that’s true in other places in the state, but the contrast is even greater here. At the foot of the Sacramento Mountains lies the White Sands National Monume

Whitewater Canyon View Loop :: Whitewater, CA

The Whitewater River is the primary watercourse draining the south and east sides of the San Gorgonio Wilderness. Its frothing waters tumble down the mountain and rush across the desert before sinking into the sands near Palm Springs. The Wildlands

White Sands Moonlight Ramble :: Alamogordo, NM

Cycle through the largest gypsum dune field in the world under the brilliant light of a full moon. Several times a year you can ride on Dunes Drive in White Sands National Monument for several hours after sunset when all vehicles have left the park.