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How to Play

Visit participating activities and have the Challenge card stamped. Look for the Summer Adventures Sign at participating destinations. For locations that are not staffed, stamps may be obtained by showing a photo of your visit at the Aubrey L. Dunn Sr. Visitor Center at the Alamogordo Chamber of Commerce — 1301 N White Sands Blvd.

The Alamogordo Summer Adventures Challenge runs from May 15, 2019 through September 2, 2019

1. NM Museum of Space History

Explore the free outdoor displays or indoor exhibits. Get your stamp in the gift shop.


2. Heart of the Desert Pistachios & Wine

Take the free tour to see the pistachio trees up close or snap a photo of the Big Heart.


3. White Sands National Monument

See the Park in a different light, stroll at sunset or hike under the full moon. Stamp available at Park Visitor Center.


4. Alameda Park Zoo

Visit the Zoo and share a photo of your favorite animal.


5. Oliver Lee Memorial State Park

See the exhibits or explore the canyons.


6. New Horizons Dome Theater & Planetarium

Take in a movie to learn about the stars.


7. Kids’ Zone Playground

Stop by and see the City’s newest park.

8. Toy Train Depot & Museum

Learn about train history or take a train ride.


9. Flickinger Center for Performing Arts/Patron’s Hall

See a show, take a tour or enjoy a treat.


10. Washington Skate Park

Snap a photo of a skateboarder in action.

11. Shroud of Turin Museum and History Center

Experience the interactive exhibit.


12. Desert Lakes Golf Course & The 19th Hole Grill & Bar

Hit a bucket of balls or grab a bite to eat and enjoy the view.


13. Tularosa Basin Museum of History

See the collection of historical photographs, documents and artifacts from Otero County.


14. New York Avenue Experience

Take a stroll and see all the exciting changes happening in the Main Street District. Obtain stamp at Main Street Office.


15. Aubrey L. Dunn Sr. Visitor Center at the Alamogordo Chamber of Commerce

Take a photo in front of the Alamogordo mural and get info on all the fun things to do in town.


16. Three Rivers Petroglyph Site

Find your favorite petroglyph and snap a fun photo.


17. Desert Foothills Park

Bring a picnic and enjoy local wildlife.

18. Alamogordo Library

Participate in the youth or adult summer reading programs.


19. Rocket City Fun Center

Stop by and enjoy the new center (one free laser tag game per card).


20. McGinn’s PistachioLand

Sample the ice cream or take a photo with the giant pistachio.


21. Alamogordo Family Recreation Center

Join an activity or event held by the Alamogordo Recreation Department.


22. White Sands Pupfish Baseball Game

Root for our home team at the ball park.

23. NM Rails to Trails Trestle Recreation Area

See the restored trestle bridge or the sites from the overlook.


24. Sunspot Solar Observatory

Explore museum exhibits, walk the grounds, and see the telescope observation room.


25. Your Favorite Outing

Share a selfie of your favorite Alamogordo everyday Life Adventure, perhaps take a hike, dine out or enjoy some ice cream.




















Alamogordo is a place that inspires people to seek everyday Life Adventures.

Enhance your own Life Adventures by visiting and enjoying as many of these experiences as possible between

May 15 – September 2, 2019!

Submitting to Win

Drop off or mail your completed challenge card to the:

Aubrey L. Dunn Sr. Visitor Center
Alamogordo Chamber of Commerce
1301 N White Sands Blvd.
Alamogordo, NM 88310

Prize drawings will be held September 9, 2019 at the Aubrey L. Dunn Sr. Visitor Center at the Alamogordo Chamber of Commerce – need not be present to win.

What You Win

  • Complete 5 activities to receive an Alamogordo Adventures for Life t-shirt or water bottle
  • Complete 10 activities to receive an Alamogordo Adventures for Life hat
  • Complete 20 activities to receive an Alamogordo Adventures for Life polo shirt
  • Complete all 25 activities to receive an Alamogordo Ambassador gift package valued at over $100


  • Cards turned in with 10 or more adventures stamps will be entered to win a grand prize
    • $300 Cloudcroft Lodging Gift Certificate (gift certificate valid toward a minimum 2-day rental of any of the available inventory of vacation houses. Booking guest must be 21 or older and be present for the stay. Guest must call the office to book, booking based on availability, and not negotiable during holiday).
    • $120 Rocket City Laser Tag Battle (private laser tag game for up to 15 friends or family members. Winner must call Rocket City to schedule; booking based on availability. Waivers must be signed by all participants. Minor require parent/guardian signature.)