Full Moon Hike at White Sands National Monument

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Distance

1.8 miles

Route Type

Loop

Added by Jean-Claude Linossi

Hike the Dune Life Nature trail with a ranger during a full moon.

Started the hike at the Dune Life Nature trail parking area. Two rangers took us all on the trail . e walked up and down the dunes and some flat areas. We started out at sunset and the views of the sunset were beautiful. 30 minutes later we walked in the dark with light of the moon. The sand was beautiful in the dim light of the moon. Saw many night crawling creatures. This hike only takes place once a month and on line reservations are required.

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