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Dripping Springs Natural Area

Dripping Springs Road, Las Cruces, NM 88005-3370
+1 575-522-1219
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Nice trail with historic ruins

My family of four went there in the morning from Las Cruces on the way to White Sands National... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Karen D
Decent hike with gorgeous views

The hike to the dripping springs was an uphill hike on lots of loose rocks & gravel. Not an easy... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Trinidad, Colorado
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“easy hike” (28 reviews)
“visitor center” (35 reviews)
“organ mountains” (52 reviews)
Dripping Springs Road, Las Cruces, NM 88005-3370
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My family of four went there in the morning from Las Cruces on the way to White Sands National Monument. There are a few trails in this area. We first stopped at the visitor center. The information desk was very helpful. We went for the...More

Thank Karen D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The hike to the dripping springs was an uphill hike on lots of loose rocks & gravel. Not an easy hike for the average 60 year old but not that bad either. It’s 1 1/2 miles up then 1 1/2 miles back downhill. Very picturesque...More

Thank DellaJoy
Reviewed 1 week ago

We needed to get our "Hike On" so we did our do-diligence and headed up to Dripping Springs. Having heard the trails were well maintained and easy to hike was a bonus for us. The best part for us was this was a national forrest...More

Thank gregnroxietravels
Reviewed 1 week ago

It took us about three hours to complete the hike! The walk was moderate and the views were awesome! The weather was great but I highly recommend to bring a snack and some water.

Thank no1wvalilly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good hiking area, everyone was going to dripping springs so we went the other way to the cave - I must say the cave was impressive! We enjoyed the hike and were glad not to just be shuffled in with the masses.

Thank lrltshw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Trail to springs, wide and well maintained. Rather rocky and could be difficult for some. Saw a stroller being pushed, hard on dad, not on babe. Springs is a faucet with water dripping. Interesting buildings. Nice at visitors center. No pets on trail, but pets...More

Thank straughnindian
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This scenic location in the Organ Mountains provides opportunities for hiking, picnicking, and birding. La Cueva is good for picnics and birds in winter. Dripping Springs is a pleasant 2-3 mile round trip hike with gentle grades and a historic site at the end. The...More

Thank Townley C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful area to visit with nature. Watch for the local animals. Mule Deer crossed in front of our path approx. 100 yards ahead of us. Nature path is an easy walk, or challenge yourself with some of the more adventurous trails. You well enjoy your...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Easy hiking area with historical information at trailhead. Family friendly but no dogs☹️ Bring your own water.

Thank DexterElf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great hiking and wonderful view of the city and valley. Hosts are easy to talk with and knowledgeable.

Thank CrucesCruiser
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17 January 2018|
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Response from Jedibeeds | Reviewed this property |
It opens officially at 8am. We arrived around 7 am, - there is a gate on the road to the visitor center that was closed. Luckily, the park ranger was opening the gate at that time so we were able to enter. He gave us an... More
Carole S
13 October 2017|
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Response from genoinwi | Reviewed this property |
Yes for sure
Jonathan U
4 April 2017|
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Response from Ross B | Reviewed this property |
Just the general state Park fee I believe ($5 if I remember correctly).