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Not a big deal, frankly. Not sure why it deserves its own entry. It is a quick few steps beyond the Frijole Ranch, and takes about a minute to view. If you are a birder and arrive at the right time of day, maybe you...More
This is an easy hike that provides one with majestic scenery as you walk out to Manzanita Springs. The hike is easy and makes for a pleasant stroll taking in the views as well as the flora and fauna. At the end of the trail...More
we took the path behind the Frijole Ranch to see this spring-- path was not hard to walk-- saw a few other people coming back -beautiful- peaceful-- you can take a longer path from this spring to Smith Springs- due to the heat- we did...More
Just off of US 180, at the Frijole Ranch exit - this place offers much in the form of relaxation. It's an easy walk - look for signs of Ringtail Cats and/or coyotes on the walk. Bring water in hotter months. But the Springs is...More
I went camping in Guadalupe Mts National Park in March. After several days of wind and dust, I visited Manzanita Spring. A relaxing walk with nice views of the mountains. I would not like to visit during the summer heat but would visit again in...More
The paved, accessible 0.4 mile (0.6k) roundtrip trail begins behind the interesting Frijole Ranch which is a short drive from the Park’s main visitor center and has ample parking, picnic facilities and restrooms.
Although the trail is short, it does give one the opportunity to...More
There is plenty of parking and it is an easy walk past the Frijole Ranch to the spring. The path is paved. The spring is surprisingly large for one located in the desert. There is evidence of animals around the springs, but we did not...More
It was a quick and easy hike from the trailhead behind Frijole Ranch. It was dead of winter, so not much green at all, but the desolation had its own sense of beauty. We were practically the only people there, only ran into one other...More