The high plains trail runs 1.5 miles along the base of the dunes, through prairie grasses. There are other, shorter trails in the park, including a short nature trails with signs explaining the local ecology.
Bird watching is a major attraction to the area. More than eighty species of birds have been spotted at Oasis State Park, May is the best month for birding.
Directions: From Portales, Oasis State Park is located in the east-central region of the state, near the Texas border. It is just north west of the town of Portales, take I-70 north.
Elevation: 4,000 feet
Elevation Gain: Minimal
Distance: 1.5 miles
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