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  • Achenbach Canyon is quite honestly a hidden gem of a hike in Las Cruces. I’ve now hiked it twice, doing the “loop version” both times. What awaits you in the canyon is pure bliss! I caught myself questioning whether I was really hiking in Las Cruces, with “lush” green scenery and some fantastic rock formations.

  • Located at the southern end of the Organ Mountains, Bishop’s Cap & Pyramid Peak offer a wonderful day outing! With the rock scrambling and increased exposure risk to reach the top of Bishop’s Cap, this hike is for those with experience. Experienced hikers and those in good fitness will find this hike to be easy-to-moderate.

  • The exposed terrain in southern New Mexico is hot and dry, but don’t let that fool you of what is hidden in plain sight. Below are photos of the infamous Geronimo’s Cave, where Geronimo apparently escaped capture by the U.S. Calvary. While the U.S. Calvary believed there to be only one entrance/exit, they waited for

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    Rising magma. Super-heated water. Steam explosions. Sound exciting? Well venture on over to Kilbourne Hole! Luckily, the danger of these explosions has long passed and this large maar volcanic crater is quite intriguing. At over a mile wide and 300 feet deep, these volcanic features are part of the Potrillo volcanic filed, with great views

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    Looking for a quick hike to squeeze into a busy weekend day? Be sure to check this one out then! Located along the western slope of the Organ Mountains, Mine House Spring is a short and thoroughly enjoyable hike. With Hayner Mine approximately 1/2 mile east, it is believed that the home was utilized for