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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 scenery

there is surprising beauty all over New Mexico, especially around the Las Cruces area. This is a place to enjoy during your travels there.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
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Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

there is surprising beauty all over New Mexico, especially around the Las Cruces area. This is a place to enjoy during your travels there.

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

A great place to hike. In the hills above the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Museum. FYI some uneven walking areas, wear comfortable laced up shoes.

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Oklahoma City ok
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Let me start by saying I probably picked a really bad time of year to visit. It was really hot, so the hike was a little tough for me, my mother and daughter. That being said, I think on a normal temperature day it would be an easy hike, it's a mile and a half to the "springs" and there... More 

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Not too steep, at least not until closer to the end point. This was our first hike in the area, and we took our time. Take water and wear comfortable shoes (preferably hiking boots). Nice scenery as you go into AND come out of the "spa".

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Redditch, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Superb advice and guidance in the visitors centre. Very well laid out and maintained trails giving magnificent views back to Las Cruces and the interesting sights at the top of trail.

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Roswell, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

This easy hike takes you across a few fields and up a mountain to the ruins of a late 19th century sanitorium where the fresh dry air was hoped to help those suffering from TB. The few buildings that are left are a ghostly reminder of how easy we have it! Along the way you might run into a coyote,... More 

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I went to Dripping Springs for a guided hike. Characters from 1906 gave the group a history lesson. It was enjoyable for people of all different ages. Near the old hotel, there was a violin player. The music was the finishing touch on the peaceful ambiance this place created.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Many trails to chose from, lots of history. Also a beautiful waterfall to see in Fillmore Canyon. The trails are relatively easy and my 2 year old was able to keep up. La Cueva is awesome because you can sit on a bench inside the cave and get an different view and perspective of the Mesilla Valley & Las Cruces

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Beautiful place to enjoy a nice quiet afternoon or morning walk and gander at the wonderful world of nature.

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El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Great place. Many interesting trails and historic sites. The welcome center is rather small but the staff is very helpful.

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