Dripping Springs

Location & Information: The Dripping Springs Natural Area is located 10 miles east of Las Cruces, on the west side of the Organ Mountains. The Dripping Springs Natural Area has over four miles of easy hiking trails, including the Dripping Springs Trail, which shows off desert scrub and low elevation pinon-juniper and oak woodlands. The area also boasts excellent wildlife viewing opportunities
Skill Level: Beginning – Experienced
Types of Recreation Available: Wildlife viewing, hiking, picnicking.
Directions: From Exit 1 on Interstate 25, take University Avenue/Dripping Springs Road east to the end.
Fees: There is a $3 per vehicle day use fee, and a $25 reservation fee for the group picnic site.


15000 Dripping Springs Rd, Las Cruces, NM 88011