14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The Desert Golfer

White Sands National Park is in southern New Mexico and is truly an amazing place. The "sand" here is actually gypsum so while it looks just like beach sand, it's actually much denser and you don't sink much in it when you walk except up and down steep slopes.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: New Mexico, United States of America
Copyright: © Ryan Lips