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“Wonderful Hiking--Our Favorite Thing in Las Cruces” 5 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 46 things to do in Las Cruces
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Carefree, Arizona
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109 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Wonderful Hiking--Our Favorite Thing in Las Cruces”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

We enjoyed a beautiful Sunday morning hike to Dripping Springs from the Visitor Center. It's a 3 mile total in and out to a 19th century resort and early 1900s TB hotel hidden back in the hills
at about 6900' elevation, witha view over the Las Cruces area.
We liked that no one else was on the trail until we started down, and the interesting structures at the top. A real treat.

Visited September 2012
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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“very nice place for hiking”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

The view is beautiful, and the length of the trail is adequate for amateurs to take a nice walk.
The tap water and the fountain water comes from mountain well. It has a great taste. Bring a container and stay refreshed while hiking.

Visited August 2012
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Shanghai, China
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“saw a deer”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

good place for a easy hike and see wildlifes.but too hot in summer day time...better go there early or late in a day of summer.

Visited August 2012
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Tarpon Springs, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“"A Must Try"”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

My first hike EVER!!! When we finally got to the Dripping Spring section of our hike, it was amazing. You have to be careful going down the trail for photos, but it's worth it. There's actually a rope rail to guide you and for safety. Not much of a drip necessarily but the experience of the hike in general and my very patient tour guide, Vince, made it even more special. Family friendly, kids will love it, great for beginners like me, I even saw a rattle snake for the first time ever, up-close too. Scary and awesome. Good times.

Visited June 2012
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coldwater
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Nice place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

Very nice couple volunteer to help run Very cool area and nice walking trails

Visited June 2012
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