Washington Park

This expansive park on the northeast corner of Washington Avenue and First Street in Alamogordo has a newly installed Futsal court, shaded concrete skate park, soccer fields, covered playground, three large and three small picnic pavilions, a small footbridge, basketball courts, hockey rink, bathrooms and a permanent stage for community events. An ADA-compliant sidewalk runs through most of the park, and the footbridge is also ADA-compliant. 

The new Desert Critters Trail is also located in Washington Park. The trail is a scavenger hunt-style walking challenge, which features stone monuments highlighting native fauna. Can you find all the animals? Learn more about the trail below.

  • Large Pavilions (North and Northeast Basketball Pavilions)
  • Small Pavilions (South, West, and Skate Park Pavilions)
  • 37 picnic tables
  • Five BBQ Grills (at each pavilion)
  • 11 benches
  • Soccer Fields
  • Restrooms (located near the North Pavilion and the basketball courts/hockey rink)
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Futsal Court

Fenced in court with two goals. Bleacher seating on either side for spectators. 

Desert Critters Trail

Discover local native animals on stone monuments hidden throughout the Park! 

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Skate Park

A shaded park for bikes, scooters, skateboards, and skates/rollerblades is located in the center of Washington Park. 

  • Bleacher seating
  • Skate Park Pavilion 
    • Electricity available ($25 fee)
    • Two picnic tables
    • BBQ grill

Roller Rink & Basketball/Pickleball Courts

The roller rink is adjacent to the basketball courts inlaid with pickleball court lines. Both the rink and courts have push-button lighting. 

  • Two full-size basketball courts
  • Four pickleball courts (inlaid in basketball courts)
  • Bleacher seating by the rink
  • Northeast Basketball Pavilion 
    • Electricity available ($25 fee)
    • 22 picnic tables

Soccer Fields

Soccer fields of varying sizes are located throughout the park with bleacher seating available. 


The stage is located in the southwest corner of the park near the playground. 
  • Electricity available ($25 fee)


The covered playground is located on the south side of the park. 

  • South Pavilion
    • Two picnic tables
    • BBQ grill