During our time here at Oliver Lee Memorial State Park we have had time to explore more of New Mexico. I wanted to share some of our discoveries, hoping that some may make it to your bucket list of things to do here in the Land of Enchantment.
Last post I mentioned that we visited White Sands National Monument. I wanted to comment on their Visitor’s Center because it is really worth a stop. It is architecturally interesting having been built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s. The traditional Pueblo-Revival style building includes a center courtyard, native plant garden, museum, a lovely gift shop and a theater that shows a wonderful orientation film called A Land in Motion, which tells about the formation of White Sands. The film is shown on the hour and half-hour and its very well done. Continue reading