Hike the Picacho Mountain

Organ Mountains Desert Peaks National Monument - Search Nearby - Added by Jean-Claude Linossi

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.

Distance

3 Miles RT

Elevation Gain

1200 ft Gain

Type

Out-and-Back

Activities

Photography, Hiking

Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

Nearby Lodging

Las Cruces KOA

Las Cruces, New Mexico

Alamogordo / White Sands KOA

Alamogordo, New Mexico

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