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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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Dripping Springs

A nice drive down a paved and gravel road to hike into the Dripping Springs Nature area in the Organ Mountains. Be sure to take along water as the hiking in the dry air is thirsty... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 31, 2014
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Edenton, North Carolina, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Everyone travels with their dogs = no dogs allowed at dripping springs = the people running it are typical Las Cruces A holes

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Las Cruces
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

A nice drive down a paved and gravel road to hike into the Dripping Springs Nature area in the Organ Mountains. Be sure to take along water as the hiking in the dry air is thirsty work. The area is beautiful.

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Houston
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5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We had been driving down highway 25 at awe with the craggy majesty of the Organ Mountains and decided to try a hike. Dripping springs exceeded our expectations in so many ways. 1) a well maintained trail with options for side hikes and exploring 2) interesting historic buildings such as the TB sanitarium and Patton Camp 3) fantastic views of... More 

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8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

a great out door hike . about 2.5 miles--- easy-- the view of the world up here are unblieviable. Great vistor center with VERY helpful people

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7 reviews 7 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We hiked all of the 6 miles of trails here today. Would highly recommend it. Beautiful views. Stunning!!

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El Paso, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Beautiful location. Will go back to hike somemore. Don't let the section of dirt road keep you from going. It's well worth the slightly bumpy ride.

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El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The hubby and I only hiked the Dripping Springs trail because we arrived late in the day, but it was sufficient time for us to hike at a leisurely pace, take pics and explore - about 2 hours. This place is breathtaking! And the ruins are awesome! You can't enter them, but I was able to take pics from the... More 

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Scotch Creek, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Access was easy after visiting the New Mexico Farm Museum as it is just down the road from there, 10 miles or so. It is a steady upward grade to the springs, but worth it if you also continue to the Patton resort area and the sanatorium. Beautiful vistas constantly!

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Most Beautiful Mountains and Dripping Springs is at the foot of these mountains. Great hiking trails and clean, wonderful picnic facilities for our great year round temperatures. Worth the drive up there for outdoor FUN!

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Toms River, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

But this is new and a deep trip into the folds where remnants of an old retreat lodge from the start of the century remains. Park ranger very informative, up and back in less than 3 hours. Great views, moderate for most people. Saw a tarantula!

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