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Dripping Springs Natural Area

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Address: Dripping Springs Road, Las Cruces, NM 88005-3370
Phone Number: 575 522 1219
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Beautiful!

Hiked here on a Sunday. Awesome views and wonderful scenery! Stood inside a natural cave; beautiful views of the mountains with snow gracing them.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Jennye J
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Asheville, North Carolina
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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hiked here on a Sunday. Awesome views and wonderful scenery! Stood inside a natural cave; beautiful views of the mountains with snow gracing them.

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful views, especially at sunset. For just an easy drive take Baylor Canyon rd. For the more energetic, go hike the trails. All of them are rewarding.

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A good hike is up the mountain to Baylor Pass from Dripping Spring Area but a nice place for a picnic as well. Great views!

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Thank nativenm55
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

My sister and I hiked up to Dripping Springs and thoroughly enjoyed it. It is beautiful and the historic buildings and ruins are fascinating. Be aware that the hike does include quite a climb in elevation so be prepared to take your time, if you are not in the best of shape!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

Wonderfully scenic place with several walks ranging in difficulty. Great to take the kids for a trek and do some exploring.

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El Paso, Texas
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40 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

This is an incredibly scenic area and the hike to Dripping Springs is easy back to the old camp. From there, if you want to go further it gets a little more challenging. Depending on the time of year, there are a number of birds to see. Also, there are other hikes that are also good and not difficult. One... More 

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Las Cruces
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

This a a rugged area typical of the west but close to Las Cruces. The city is blessed with access to trails and hikes that include canyons, mountains, and sometimes waterfalls. The hike is moderate and there is no real need for equipment other than water and a good sense of direction.

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Ellisville, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

Drippng Springs is a short drive from Las Cruces, NM. There are about 4 miles of easy trails including the Dripping Springs Trail. We also took the trail to La Cueva (the cave) but were not really impressed with that one. We were there in October and it was still very warm so be sure to take lots of water.

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Thank TwinMom1995
Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

We took R of our grandchildren and camped, sang songs and roasted marshmallows. The vie is awesome! Great camping spots too!

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Las Cruces, New Mexico, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

We have been hiking the Organ mountains for 35 years including Dripping Springs trails and the Aguirre Springs trails. There is the Hermit's cave to explore as well as trails up to the old mines. We hiked Baylor Canyon to prepare for the Bataan Death march marathon done every spring. There are volcanic peaks as well as granite peaks to... More 

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