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55 mi 88 km of trail 0 Featured Hikes

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Gems in Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks - 3

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gem Favorite Van Patten's Dripping Springs Resort was originally built in the 1870's.

Van Patten's Dripping Springs Resort Ruins

(3) 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 Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks - 13

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4.2 mi 6.7 km #1Pine Tree Trail
Intermediate
White Sands, NM
Intermediate
4.2 mi 6.7 km White Sands, NM 20 
2.1 mi 3.3 km #2Organ Needle Trail
Extremely Difficult
Las Cruces, NM
Extremely Difficult
2.1 mi 3.3 km Las Cruces, NM
5.4 mi 8.6 km #3Baylor Pass Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
White Sands, NM
Intermediate/Difficult
5.4 mi 8.6 km White Sands, NM
1.6 mi 2.6 km #4Dripping Springs Trail
Easy/Intermediate
White Sands, NM
Easy/Intermediate
1.6 mi 2.6 km White Sands, NM 10 
1.3 mi 2.1 km #5Soledad Canyon Trail
Easy/Intermediate
University Park, NM
Easy/Intermediate
1.3 mi 2.1 km University Park, NM
2.0 mi 3.1 km #6Cuates (Mars) Canyon and Rim Route
Difficult
University Park, NM
Difficult
2.0 mi 3.1 km University Park, NM
3.9 mi 6.3 km #7La Maria Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Las Cruces, NM
Easy/Intermediate
3.9 mi 6.3 km Las Cruces, NM
0.9 mi 1.5 km #8Crawford Trail
Easy/Intermediate
White Sands, NM
Easy/Intermediate
0.9 mi 1.5 km White Sands, NM
1.0 mi 1.6 km #9Filmore Canyon Trail
Easy/Intermediate
White Sands, NM
Easy/Intermediate
1.0 mi 1.6 km White Sands, NM
30.7 mi 49.4 km #10Sierra Vista Trail
Intermediate
Las Cruces, NM
Intermediate
30.7 mi 49.4 km Las Cruces, NM
1.0 mi 1.6 km #11La Cueva Trail
Easy/Intermediate
White Sands, NM
Easy/Intermediate
1.0 mi 1.6 km White Sands, NM
0.2 mi 0.4 km #12Ridge Access Trail
Difficult
White Sands, NM
Difficult
0.2 mi 0.4 km White Sands, NM
0.6 mi 1.0 km #13La Maria Shortcut
Easy/Intermediate
University Park, NM
Easy/Intermediate
0.6 mi 1.0 km University Park, NM

Photos of Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks - 141

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Pine Tree Trail
Dec 10, 2017 near White S…, NM
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
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
Stunning views of Pena Blanca are abundant from the Sierra Vista Trail.
Dec 28, 2016 near Mesquite, NM
Looking down from the diagonal seam climb approaching the peak.
Dec 30, 2017 near White S…, NM
Pine Tree Trail
Dec 10, 2017 near White S…, NM

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