Dripping Springs Natural Area, Las Cruces

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  • Great place to go for a hike. The views are beautiful! You can also camp if you want in the campground.  more »
  • I wanted to check out the Las Cruses area and I found this lil gem of a park. It’s very peaceful with plenty of hiking possibilities. Worth a few minute drive out of town.  more »
  • This attraction sits at the base of the Organ Mountains which are impressive. However, everything you see on the trails is brush and wild grasses. Old buildings are unimpressive. As far as the views a...  more »
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  • This was such a nice hike for my family and I. We went all the way to the spring, maybe not the very top, but we went up and over a very large jagged boulder to a shaded area with a spring. The spring wasn't very active though. It was a good 3 mile hike for sure. Keep in mind that you'll need to pay $5 per vehicle at the visitor center. There is a restroom right as you start, but nowhere else. There are shaded benches along the way though to sit and have a break or to have a snack. We took our 2 year old with us, and he was able to handle it. We carried him over the mountain part of the trail, but along the straight hills, he was good.
  • Love it here. Love the history. Easy hike. Nice was to spend some time a relax. I'm giving this 5 stars but is showing 4. Not sure why.🤔
  • Great place for locals and tourist alike! Highly recommend stopping by the hermits cave and the waterfall. Gorgeous views of the valley. You can see so many different types of wildlife here :) stop by the ranger station and check out their displays and history on the dripping springs area. You'd be surprised how much history is there.
  • Loved it! I took the dripping springs trail and it is a relatively easy hike but many opportunities to explore once you get near the end. I went two days in a row and couldn't take enough photos.
  • I wanted to take my dog up to Dripping Springs and do a nice hike. Upon getting into the visitor center I found out that dogs are not allowed on certain trails. So I was not able to make it all the way to the spring itself, which is disappointing. However the rest of hiking I did was nice and the workers there were amicable.
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