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Deming, New Mexico

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  • Deming, New Mexico

    Hike the Thunder Egg Trail

    1.21 mi / 321 ft gain
    This trail is an easy walk through cacti and desert vegetation. Hikers are allowed to collect rocks while hiking this trail. There are designated places where hikers can look for rocks. There are very good views of the Florida Mountains and the valley to the west. In the springtime many blooming ...
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  • Deming, New Mexico

    Hike the Lovers' Leap Trail

    1.1 mi / 790 ft gain
    This a short but steep trail to a saddle in the mountains with wonderful views of the surrounding mountains and valleys below. The rock formations are quite impressive. If you like solitude and quiet this is the place to go. Lots of cacti and juniper trees. If you are lucky you will be able to se...
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  • Gap Road Southeast, New Mexico

    Hike Windmill Canyon

    3.5 mi / 1200 ft gain
    This trail starts as a jeep road off Gap Road. Eventually it turns into just a hiking trail. The climb is moderate and has some very nice views along the way. Some of the cliff are quite impressive. Nice plants also can be seen. This is BLM property so BLM rules apply.
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  • Faywood, New Mexico

    Hydra Trail in City of Rocks State Park

    3.66 mi / 240 ft gain
    Start the hike from the visitor center. Hike toward the botanical garden and continue on the trail around the rock formations. You can wind your way through the taller rocks and enjoy the view! Connect to the other trails in the park for some additional hiking. There is little shade so bring plen...
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  • County Road A027, New Mexico

    Drive the Lake Valley Back Country Scenic Byway

    Highway 27 stretches from Highway 26, west of Hatch, to Hillsboro, NM. where it merges with NM 152. From there drive east to Interstate 25 near Lake Caballo where the scenic byway ends. It is a winding road with nice mountain views and a ghost town that is well worth a stop. Lake Valley ghost tow...
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  • Doña Ana County, New Mexico

    Explore Providence Cone

    2 mi
    We drove through the desert  on a winding dirt road. Once at the cone we started our climb to the top. The ascent is not too difficult  and once on top we had very good views of the surrounding landscape. Lots of interesting rock formations and also plants. There are several interesting petroglyp...
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  • Unnamed Road, New Mexico

    Hike the Aden Crater Trail

    1.9 mi / 187 ft gain
    Drove fro El Paso to the crater in the Potrillo Wilderness Study area a on a series of county dirt roads. Some of the roads are quite rough. Interesting place to explore. Deep crater and large lava fields. Good views of the surrounding plains. The place is very isolated and quiet. Best to get a m...
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  • Silver City, New Mexico

    Photograph La Capilla at Sunrise

    0.25 mi / 100 ft gain
    In the last 1800's when Silver City was a booming mining town the quickly growing hispanic population of the Chihuahua Hill neighborhood built a small chapel aka "La Capilla" as a center of community activities including pilgrimages and the Festival of Our Lady of Guadalupe.  When the statue it c...
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  • County Road A005, New Mexico

    Hike to Cox Peak and Mount Riley

    5 mi / 1500 ft gain
    Drove from El Paso to cox Peak this morning. About 45 miles from El Paso. The roads to the mountains are in good condition. Did not hike up the mountain but hiked around the base and enjoyed the views and the cacti. There is not a trail to the top of the mountains and scrambling up the mountain s...
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  • Silver City, New Mexico

    Drive the Trail of the Mountain Spirits Scenic Byway

    93 mi
    Drive the 93-mile Scenic Trail from Silver City to Pinos Altos on Hwy 15  where you can stop to visit the Buckhorn Saloon and old Opera house. From there, drive Hwy 15 through the Gila National forest to the Gila cliff dwellings where you can stop for some hiking. Hwy 15 is very narrow and windin...
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  • Silver City, New Mexico

    Hike the Boston Hill Loop

    1.5 mi / 250 ft gain
    The Boston Hill Open Space is a collection of trails on what is actually three hills overlooking the town of Silver City. There are numerous vista and also several now-abandoned mines at various elevation cutting deep gorges and ravines into the hill. The primary trail is the Loop Trail which beg...
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  • 6 1st Street, New Mexico

    Explore the Geronimo Trail National Scenic Byway

    65 mi
    This scenic highway goes through some nice country side and several old historic towns, some almost ghost towns. Lots of history and interesting places to stop. There are also festivals being held at different times of the year. Caballo Lake is also along the scenic byway .
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  • Las Cruces, New Mexico

    Hike Buckle Bar Canyon

    3 mi / 500 ft gain
    Hiked the canyon after having crossed the Rio Grande in the winter, very little water in the river. I climbed several mountains with very good views of the mountains around us. Many great cacti can be seen here. Hiked about 3 miles round trip. Best hiked in the winter or spring.  
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  • Rincon, New Mexico

    Rincon Petroglyphs

    2 mi / 500 ft gain
    Started my journey right after I park on the dirt that passes under the interstate. Headed north up the hill passed an old mine and continued until I reached the arroyo. Climbed around the arroyo to see the different petroglyphs. Good views of the Rio Grande valley below.
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  • 16085-16107 North Valley Drive, New Mexico

    Explore Foster Canyon.

    2 mi / 300 ft gain
    Foster canyon is along hwy NM 185 near Buckle Bar Canyon and Faulkner canyon. It is a fairly easy walk  in a sandy arroyo. There some interesting rock formations there. Also by climbing some of the hills off the arroyo you will have some good views of the surrounding mountains.
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  • Las Cruces, New Mexico

    Hike to Massacre Peak

    2 mi / 700 ft gain
    There is not a designated trail here. You will have to find your own way up the mesa. The climb is rated as moderate is about 2 miles long. There is an elevation gain of about 700 ft. Good views from the top.
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