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“Nice hike” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Dripping Springs Natural Area

Dripping Springs Natural Area
Dripping Springs Road, Las Cruces, NM 88005-3370
575 522 1219
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Ranked #3 of 27 Attractions in Las Cruces
Type: Parks
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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Nice hike”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

A nice area to hike around that has some interesting history. I like the filmore canyon area and la cueva myself.

Visited May 2013
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New Mexico
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71 reviews 71 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“A hike that has history with it”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

There are several "hikes" to take
Some harder with elevations...and there is also an easier one for us older seniors..
This is BLM land,and it is "fee" charge area but it is only $3 a car.
You can enjoy with Wildlife viewing, hiking, picnicking.

Visited November 2012
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Santa Teresa
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57 reviews 57 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“hiking with friends.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

I have wanted to do a hike here because it is close and has history. took 6 buddies in the hike, we had a great time looking at nature and it was geat weather, suny but not too hot.
will go again with bigger group.

Visited April 2013
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Chesterland, Ohio
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60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
“Easy hiking, moderate trails, open views.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

The visitors center is informative. Hike to the remains of the old hotel resort. Paved road becomes gravel for a few miles, so be prepared to get your car dusty. Well marked trails are easy to follow.

Visited April 2013
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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
“History hidden away”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

This was an old health resort during the turn of the last century. Some of the old building structures remain. It has a very walkable trail suitable for most ages which wanders through some very scenic desert areas. It is especially pretty when the cactus are in bloom.

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