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Dripping Springs Natural Area

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Gems in Dripping Springs Natural Area - 2

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gem Favorite Dripping Spring

Van Patten's Dripping Springs Resort Ruins

(4) 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

Dripping Springs Natural Area Hiking

  • 7 Miles 11 Kilometers of Trail
  • 0 Recommended Routes
  • 2 Gems Gems
  • 4 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 1 Intermediate Trail Intermediate Trails
  • 2 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Dripping Springs Natural Area - 7

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2.1 mi 3.3 km #1Organ Needle Trail
Very Difficult
Las Cruces, NM
Very Difficult
Las Cruces, NM
1.6 mi 2.6 km #2Dripping Springs Trail
Easy/Intermediate
White Sands, NM
Easy/Intermediate
White Sands, NM 12 
0.9 mi 1.5 km #3Crawford Trail
Intermediate
White Sands, NM
Intermediate
White Sands, NM
1.0 mi 1.6 km #4Filmore Canyon Trail
Intermediate
White Sands, NM
Intermediate
White Sands, NM
0.2 mi 0.4 km #5Ridge Access Trail
Difficult
White Sands, NM
Difficult
White Sands, NM
1.0 mi 1.6 km #6La Cueva Trail
Easy/Intermediate
White Sands, NM
Easy/Intermediate
White Sands, NM
0.2 mi 0.4 km #7Rocks Above La Cueva Spur Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
White Sands, NM
Intermediate/Difficult
White Sands, NM

Photos of Dripping Springs Natural Area - 47

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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 waterfall at the end of Filmore Canyon is spectacular in the fall.
May 16, 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
View of the Boyd Sanatorium ruins.
Jun 13, 2020 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