Sunset Stroll at White Sands

White Sands National Monument 19955 Highway 70 West, Alamogordo, NM

The Sunset Stroll is a leisurely, ranger-guided stroll through the gypsum sand dunes. It is a splendid opportunity to experience the dunes first-hand while learning about the uniqueness of our geology, plants, and animals. As an added bonus, the stroll is timed to end at sunset, providing a panoramic view of the sun setting over […]

Family Fun Walks series

Desert Trail community Park 3492 Sonora Springs, Las Cruces, NM

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department will offer Family Fun Walks! These 5-kilometer walking events will be on Saturdays during July through September. This series consists of five 5K walks. These events will offer giveaways, water, and fruit for all participants. The final walking event in the series on Sept. 3, 2022, […]

Guided hike by Friends of OMDP to La Cueva

Organ Mountains Dripping Springs Natural Area 15000 Dripping Springs Road, Las Cruces, NM

Help us celebrate Monuments to Mainstreet and Friends of the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks' 10th Anniversary with a guided hike! MORE INFO Informational guided hike to visit La Cueva Archeological site about 3 miles- Easy-Intermediate Trail contains some steep climbs PARKING: Parking available at the La Cueva Parking lot This is a free event but there […]

Guided Tour of Fort Selden

Fort Selden 1280 Fort Selden Rd., Radium Springs, NM

Join Ranger Flo for a guided tour of the Fort Selden ruins. Explore 1400 years of history from the Mogollon to the Spanish and the American military. Tour included in general admission. Event Address/location: 1280 Fort Selden Rd. Radium Springs, NM 88054/Fort Selden Historic Site Event Times: 11:00am-12:00pm Admission: General Admission to historic site: $5/adult. […]

Full Moon Hike at White Sands National Park

White Sands National Monument 19955 Highway 70 West, Alamogordo, NM

Have you ever wanted to hike the dunes under the magical glow of the full moon? This is your chance to enjoy the peace and serenity of this elusive environment and experience unique stories of the park. Full moon hikes are offered once a month on the night before the full moon. Program 1.5 hours. […]

Sunset Stroll at White Sands National Park

White Sands National Monument 19955 Highway 70 West, Alamogordo, NM

FEE: Free. No fee for program, park entrance fees apply. LOCATION: Meet near the sunset stroll sign parking area, a 5-mile (8.05 km) drive from the fee station. Days: Every week on Sunday, Friday, and Saturday Dates:  September 11 – October 1, 2022 Time: 6:00 PM Duration: 1 hour The Sunset Stroll is ranger-guided stroll […]

Mason’s Fort/ WWII Bombing Site Hike

Help us celebrate Monuments to Mainstreet and Friends of the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks' 10th Anniversary with a hike and brunch! MORE INFO We will carpool to location. Meet up location tbd at 7am. We'll email participants when it gets closer to the date. Hike led by Devon Fletcher, co-author of Exploring the Organ Mountains Hike […]

National Public Lands Day

National Public Lands Day - Free entrance to White Sands National Monument (NPS) and BLM-managed recreation areas (Dripping Springs, Aguirre Springs, Three Rivers Petroglyph Site) "Established in 1994 and held annually on the fourth Saturday in September, National Public Lands Day is traditionally the nation's largest single-day volunteer effort. It celebrates the connection between people […]

Stargazing

Sierra Vista Trail Dripping Springs Rd, Las Cruces, NM

Help us celebrate Monuments to Main street and Friends of the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks' 10th Anniversary with a guided hike! MORE INFO Come learn about the night sky and night-dependent wildlife all ages welcome Bring a blanket or chair to sit on PARKING: Parking available at the Sierra Vista Trail parking lot This is a […]