Distance

3 Miles

Elevation Gain

1200 Feet

Activities

Photography, Hiking

Skill

Advanced

Season

Year Round

Type

Out-and-Back

Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

Great hike up a peak very close to Las Cruces, NM with great views of the surrounding area.

This is a somewhat strenuous hike up Picacho Mountain. The trail is 3 miles round trip and has an elevation gain of 1200 ft. Great views from the top and also many cacti species can be seen along the trail.

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Distance

3 Miles

Elevation Gain

1200 Feet

Activities

Photography, Hiking

Skill

Advanced

Season

Year Round

Type

Out-and-Back

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