Upcoming Park Closures

Highway 70w will not be blocked.

No Backcountry Primitive Camping on Wednesday 16 February, 2011

17 February, 2011 White Sands National Monument will stayed closed until 07:30 AM. due to White Sands Missile Range requirement to execute a Missile Test over the Monument.

Highway 70w will not be blocked.

The Visitor Center remains open during road closures. Closures are subject to change without notice.

US Highway 70 between White Sands National Monument and Las Cruces may also be closed during missile testing. For Highway 70 closure information, call the White Sands Missile Range at (575) 678-1178.

Last updated: February 24, 2015

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PO Box 1086
Holloman AFB , NM 88330


575 479-6124

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