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Dripping Springs Natural Area

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

We camped on the other side of the mountains, which we really enjoyed. It's a long drive around to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kuruma135
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Ottawa, Canada
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Gentle hikes

Great loop hikes for you and the children. If you are looking for something a little more serious... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JandS1992
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Ruston, Louisiana
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“easy hike” (22 reviews)
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Dripping Springs Road, Las Cruces, NM 88005-3370
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We camped on the other side of the mountains, which we really enjoyed. It's a long drive around to get to the other side, but we liked the different angle too. More interesting from a historical perspective, though the Aguirre Springs side was prettier.

Thank Kuruma135
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great loop hikes for you and the children. If you are looking for something a little more serious, it's available. The volunteers working the Center are super nice and want to help. Let them know what you want to do and they'll steer you right.

Thank JandS1992
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great area near the New Mexico Farm and Ranch museum. Great view of the "A" for Aggies on the hill with several paths for the students to hike the hill.

Thank Mickey6448
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful Trails! A little hidden waterfall and an old timers cave! The mountains are incredible! A lot of very nice picnic area with restrooms!

Thank Alan A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dripping Springs had excellent views and the trails (although the boys went "off" trail) were excellently placed. The interpretive signs were also very helpful. Easy to get closeups of cactus flowers, but watch where you step!

Thank Birdsong859
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This location is about a 20m drive from las cruces. I would reccomend starting early if its in the summer months. We started out to the ruins at about 9:30 and it was 85d. Any later would have been too hot for 2 seniors in...More

Thank bmunoz1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Easily accessible from Las Cruces this area offers opportunities for sightseeing, hikes or other recreational activities. Early visits are best. Bring water.

Thank Elliot S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Read about his place with the wife while we were in Las Cruces. We went there after visiting the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, which was right down the road. This was a very interesting place and the hike was relatively easy. The...More

Thank bcreff
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are several hiking paths you can take but would need at least two hours for the shortest at an average speed. Most of the routes do not allow dogs but I know that at least one, Fillmore Falls, does. It's $5 per car. Paths...More

Thank G5travels
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Dripping Springs is fairly easy to get to. There is not a lot of water. We enjoyed the hike. You probably want to plan going in early Spring or Fall.

Thank Becky M
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Jonathan U
Is there a fee for hiking?
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).
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Mike G
Can we grill out near there?
4 November 2016|
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Response from Dan29942 | Reviewed this property |
Only at the parking area/visitor center, which is at the start of the trail.
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Billy T
can this area be viewed from vehicle? My father in law will be traveling with us but cannot walk a lot.
30 October 2016|
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Response from southam97 | Reviewed this property |
you can see enough to appreciate it, even without walking
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