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78 mi 126 km of trail 0 Recommended Routes

Gems 3 Gems Easy Trails 7 Trails Intermediate Trails 11 Trails Hard Trails 7 Trails
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Gems in Las Cruces - 3

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gem Favorite Dripping Spring

Van Patten's Dripping Springs Resort Ruins

(4) White S…, NM
gem Favorite While in a designated wilderness area, Pena Blanca is still accessed by vehicles on a jeep road.

Pena Blanca

(3) Mesquite, NM
gem Favorite The inside of La Cueva offers a view into the home of a group of inhabitants from 5000 BC.

La Cueva

(4) White S…, NM

Trails in Las Cruces - 25

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4.2 mi 6.7 km #1Pine Tree Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
White Sands, NM
Intermediate/Difficult
White Sands, NM 22 
2.1 mi 3.3 km #2Organ Needle Trail
Very Difficult
Las Cruces, NM
Very Difficult
Las Cruces, NM
5.4 mi 8.6 km #3Baylor Pass Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
White Sands, NM
Intermediate/Difficult
White Sands, NM 10 
1.6 mi 2.6 km #4Dripping Springs Trail
Easy/Intermediate
White Sands, NM
Easy/Intermediate
White Sands, NM 12 
6.0 mi 9.7 km #5SST
Difficult
Doña Ana, NM
Difficult
Doña Ana, NM
1.3 mi 2.1 km #6Soledad Canyon Trail
Intermediate
University Park, NM
Intermediate
University Park, NM
2.0 mi 3.1 km #7Cuates (Mars) Canyon and Rim Route
Difficult
University Park, NM
Difficult
University Park, NM
0.9 mi 1.5 km #8Dona Ana Peak (East Face)
Very Difficult
Doña Ana, NM
Very Difficult
Doña Ana, NM
1.3 mi 2.1 km #9The Checkerboard Apprach Trail
Very Difficult
Doña Ana, NM
Very Difficult
Doña Ana, NM
3.9 mi 6.3 km #10La Maria Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Las Cruces, NM
Easy/Intermediate
Las Cruces, NM
3.9 mi 6.2 km #11Tortugas Trail
Intermediate
University Park, NM
Intermediate
University Park, NM
0.9 mi 1.5 km #12Crawford Trail
Intermediate
White Sands, NM
Intermediate
White Sands, NM
1.0 mi 1.6 km #13Filmore Canyon Trail
Intermediate
White Sands, NM
Intermediate
White Sands, NM
2.0 mi 3.2 km #14Desert Dance
Easy/Intermediate
Doña Ana, NM
Easy/Intermediate
Doña Ana, NM
30.7 mi 49.4 km #15Sierra Vista Trail
Intermediate
Las Cruces, NM
Intermediate
Las Cruces, NM
0.7 mi 1.2 km #16North Turtleback
Intermediate/Difficult
University Park, NM
Intermediate/Difficult
University Park, NM
1.5 mi 2.4 km #17Turtleback Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
University Park, NM
Intermediate/Difficult
University Park, NM
0.2 mi 0.4 km #18Ridge Access Trail
Difficult
White Sands, NM
Difficult
White Sands, NM
1.0 mi 1.6 km #19La Cueva Trail
Easy/Intermediate
White Sands, NM
Easy/Intermediate
White Sands, NM
2.0 mi 3.2 km #20Ridgeline Trail
Difficult
Doña Ana, NM
Difficult
Doña Ana, NM
0.2 mi 0.4 km #21Rocks Above La Cueva Spur Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
White Sands, NM
Intermediate/Difficult
White Sands, NM
0.6 mi 1.0 km #22La Maria Shortcut
Intermediate
University Park, NM
Intermediate
University Park, NM
3.2 mi 5.1 km #23Las Cruces Dam Trail
Easy
San Ysidro, NM
Easy
San Ysidro, NM
1.0 mi 1.7 km #24Arroyo Loop
Intermediate
University Park, NM
Intermediate
University Park, NM
0.7 mi 1.1 km #25Ocotillo Loop
Intermediate
University Park, NM
Intermediate
University Park, NM

Photos of Las Cruces - 201

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A view from Organ Needle of Dripping Springs Natural Area with Las Cruces in the background, upper right
Nov 9, 2017 near White S…, NM
Pine Tree Trail
Dec 10, 2017 near White S…, NM
Dripping Spring
Aug 7, 2020 near White S…, NM
The morning light filtering around the side of La Cueva
Nov 9, 2017 near White S…, NM
The Wedge from the Organ Needle Peak.
Dec 30, 2017 near White S…, NM
A view from Organ Needle towards White Sands Missile Range; White Sands Nat'l Monument can be seen at the upper left
Nov 9, 2017 near White S…, NM
A cloudy view from the top of Dark Canyon - the narrow canyon only gets a few hours of sunlight each day, hence the name.
Dec 30, 2017 near White S…, NM
Looking east from the trail.
Mar 24, 2020 near Mesquite, NM