County Offers Free Sand For Farolitos

Sand for farolitos. Courtesy image


Each year, the Los Alamos County Traffic & Streets Division provides free farolito sand as a courtesy to residents.

Sand is now available at these locations:

  • Overlook Park – in south Parking Lot;
  • Urban Park – in 42nd St. Parking Area;
  • Sullivan Field – west side of Parking Lot;
  • Barranca Mesa – at the end of Barranca Rd @ Navajo; and
  • North Mesa – at the north end of Soccer Field Parking Lot.

Residents are asked to limit the amount of sand taken to the amount needed for their farolitos.

Direct questions to 505.662.8113 or email