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Soledad Canyon Day Use Area

Address: Soledad Canyon and Bar Canyon, Las Cruces, NM
Phone Number: 5755254300
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Ranked #15 of 43 things to do in Las Cruces
Type: Canyons, Nature & Parks
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Type: Canyons, Nature & Parks

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New Baltimore, Michigan
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

I do wish people would clean up after their dogs but otherwise this is a very nice hike. Any hiking in and around Las Cruces one is apt to meet friendly folks and even friendlier dogs.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

about a 3 mile hike that you CAN take your best friend with you. Hard to believe that people lived out here long ago.

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Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

After the summer monsoon is the best time, as can see not only lots of flowers, but the dripping springs will really be active, and can see many smaller waterfalls in the area, Hiking is not for the weak at heart, but see Hermit's Cave, remains of the turn of the century TB Sanitarium, and great flora and fauna.

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Los Angeles, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
18 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This place apparently closes at 5pm now... According to two other cars who got there the same time as me, they used to close at 7pm... their website never mention operating hours.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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108 reviews 108 reviews
18 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Relatively unimproved trail seemed like easy walking from the parking lot. Day use only, and free. Would recommend.

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I have taken my 11 year old hiking here. We always Rock climb up to the pools. One of the best trails in Las Cruces

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Right on the outskirts of Las Cruces in Organ Mountains. A short hike into the canyon, well marked trail a few mile loop. Beautiful views of the mountains and surrounding valley area. Can be hot - wear good shoes and bring water.

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Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States
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57 reviews 57 reviews
7 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

I shouldn't recommend this hike. It is relatively undiscovered. But, here is my traitorous review: The trail takes a large loop without much elevation change, so is easy for everyone. The view is marvelous, it is peaceful, and you feel 100 miles from the city because the canyon opens up after you enter a narrow portal. Also, there is a... More 

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Cheesehead on the road
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

This is a wonderful hike, both into the canyons themselves, or if you only go back to the old ranch. We've done both and had great experiences.

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Chesterland, Ohio
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121 reviews 121 reviews
29 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Easy drive with a short dirt road approach to reach. Nice elevation going up hill. A few miles round trip. It looks like there are several trails leading up hill that are not part of the trail system. This takes much less effort to reach than driving the long several miles of dirt/stone that leads to Dripping Springs. However, much... More 

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