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Great Sand Dunes

(nr Zapata CO) Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve was a short drive after coming down from the mountain and Zapata Falls. Its claim to fame are the tallest dunes in North America covering 30 square miles. Some dunes reaching up to 750ft high. It is said to be one of only a few […]

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White Sands

(White Sands NM) In the middle of the Tularosa Basin, about half way between Las Cruces and Alamogordo NM, lies 275 square miles of gypsum sand dunes. It’s the largest such dune field in the world and has been set aside as White Sands National Monument. The huge dunes are constantly growing and shifting, as […]

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