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Dripping Springs Natural Area

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7 mi 11 km of trail 0 Featured Hikes

Gems 2 Gems Easy Trails 4 Trails Intermediate Trails 1 Trail Hard Trails 2 Trails

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Gems in Dripping Springs Natural Area - 2

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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 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 Dripping Springs Natural Area - 7

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2.1 mi 3.3 km #1Organ Needle Trail
Extremely Difficult
Las Cruces, NM
Extremely Difficult
2.1 mi 3.3 km Las Cruces, NM
1.6 mi 2.6 km #2Dripping Springs Trail
Easy/Intermediate
White Sands, NM
Easy/Intermediate
1.6 mi 2.6 km White Sands, NM 10 
0.9 mi 1.5 km #3Crawford Trail
Easy/Intermediate
White Sands, NM
Easy/Intermediate
0.9 mi 1.5 km White Sands, NM
1.0 mi 1.6 km #4Filmore Canyon Trail
Easy/Intermediate
White Sands, NM
Easy/Intermediate
1.0 mi 1.6 km White Sands, NM
1.0 mi 1.6 km #5La Cueva Trail
Easy/Intermediate
White Sands, NM
Easy/Intermediate
1.0 mi 1.6 km White Sands, NM
0.2 mi 0.4 km #6Ridge Access Trail
Difficult
White Sands, NM
Difficult
0.2 mi 0.4 km White Sands, NM
0.2 mi 0.4 km #7Rocks Above La Cueva Spur Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
White Sands, NM
Intermediate/Difficult
0.2 mi 0.4 km White Sands, NM

Photos of Dripping Springs Natural Area - 36

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The waterfall at the end of Filmore Canyon is spectacular in the fall.
May 16, 2017 near White S…, NM
The morning light filtering around the side of La Cueva
Nov 9, 2017 near White S…, NM
Van Patten's Dripping Springs Resort was originally built in the 1870's.
Jan 10, 2017 near White S…, NM
Colossal boulders make for a great photo opp above the famous archaeological site La Cueva.
Jan 10, 2017 near White S…, NM
A hiker navigates the steep-walled slots above La Cueva.
Jan 10, 2017 near White S…, NM
Crumbling walls are all that remains of this portion of Van Patten's Dripping Springs Resort (Built in 1870's).
Jan 10, 2017 near White S…, NM
The Van Patten Camp ruins
Aug 15, 2018 near White S…, NM
View of the Organ Mountains
Apr 16, 2018 near White S…, NM

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