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Dripping Springs Natural Area

Dripping Springs Road, Las Cruces, NM 88005-3370
+1 575-522-1219
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Dripping Springs

Great hiking areas nestled in the Organ Mountains and views of the Rio Grande River Valley and the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Frank M
Las Cruces, New Mexico
via mobile
Lovely short hike.

Pay $5 per car at the visitor center. Wear hat and use sunscreen as there is hardly any shade... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“easy hike” (25 reviews)
“organ mountains” (49 reviews)
“visitor center” (31 reviews)
Dripping Springs Road, Las Cruces, NM 88005-3370
+1 575-522-1219
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great hiking areas nestled in the Organ Mountains and views of the Rio Grande River Valley and the Mesilla Valley.

Thank Frank M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pay $5 per car at the visitor center. Wear hat and use sunscreen as there is hardly any shade. Gradual elevation and easy hike. Go early morning to avoid the heat. We went after heavy rain the day before and there was a lot of...More

Thank Jedibeeds
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a good hike for all ages, beautiful scenery and an easy hike. the historical buildings are great. upon arrival you will get all information needed in the visitors center, they are very helpful - it is only 5 dollars per car. wonderful views.

Thank 1Jacob11
Reviewed 1 week ago

You drive a long way, get out of your car, pay five dollars, and go for a walk. It seems a little pointless to me.

Thank charliepotatoes0101
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staying in Las Cruces thought we would take a drive up the mountains. The view is breath taking, take the opportunity to stop on the way up and down to take it all in and take photos,

Thank John A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did a couple of hikes here, through arid-yet-blooming country. The combination of yuccas, chollo and prickly pear cacti, swarms of wild flowers - yellows, whites, purples - the clumps of colours and shapes belie the dryness of the area. The mountains towered over us...More

2  Thank JudyFromCanberra
Reviewed 8 September 2017

The hike and the park itself is beautiful . we did the 3 mile loop to see the dripping falls and it was really fun . It is important to carry water , sunscreen . the trail is pretty neat and doesnot necessarily require hiking...More

3  Thank Minchu01
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Please note that the hikes in the monument may be a bit hard for old fat guys like me. Take my word for it, do it. It's not to hard as in hilly and the views and history of the area make it well worth...More

1  Thank V8637LQjohns
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Dripping Springs is a great place to visit because of the great hiking trails that take you into the very beautiful mountain areas of the Oregons.

Thank bullfrog1776
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Really pretty and well maintained trail that leads to a small waterfall at the end. Once you get to the tuberculous sanatorium you can continue past it to the left but you definitely need good hiking boots and a walking stick. You can also continue...More

2  Thank Cynthia G
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Carole S
14 October 2017|
Response from John A | Reviewed this property |
Check on the website for full details
Jonathan U
5 April 2017|
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Response from Ross B | Reviewed this property |
Just the general state Park fee I believe ($5 if I remember correctly).
4 November 2016|
Response from Dan29942 | Reviewed this property |
Only at the parking area/visitor center, which is at the start of the trail.