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Las Cruces Bucket List | Hiking and Biking in the Mesilla Valley

The Mesilla Valley has many wonderful experiences to enjoy, and opportunities to explore our gorgeous natural surroundings draw many to…
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Bataan Memorial Death March

Offering clear blue skies, ample sunshine, and high rocky terrain, southwestern New Mexico has become a destination for hikers, climbers…
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Bataan Memorial Death March Is Still Virtual

This year marks the 80th anniversary of the Bataan Death March, and the 32nd year for the Bataan Memorial Death…
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Native lizard sun bathing on a rock.

Tips for Co-Existing with Native Reptiles

We share our Chihuahuan Desert home with many different species of native reptiles. That’s right — we are talking about…
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trailhead of the Dune Trail at White Sands National Monument.

Top Regional Hiking Trails

With warmer temperatures and flowers in bloom, spring is one of the best times of the year to get active…
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Explore Ancient Rock Art At Three Rivers Petroglyph Site

If you’re into art or history, or just like being outdoors, a trip to the Three Rivers Petroglyph Site, about…
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Hikers walking the Baylor Canyon Trail with the mountains in the distance and cacti along the trail.

8 Great Hiking Locations in Las Cruces

Itching to get outside and be surrounded by nature? We are, too! There are many outdoor activities to enjoy in…
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Free Things to do in Las Cruces

There's plenty to do in Las Cruces and the Mesilla Valley that won't cost you a cent. Even parking is…
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Woman looking through binoculars Leasburg Dam State Park

New Mexico State Parks | Leasburg Dam State Park will Float your Boat

Leasburg Dam State Park celebrates the ingenuity and determination of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation engineers who constructed the state’s…
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