Category Archives: Day Trips

Chupacabra Desert Race in Gallup, NM 2012

The second annual Chupacabra Motocross and Desert Race was held in Gallup, NM on July 21 and 22, 2012. Dirt bike riders from all over converged on the small city of Gallup to compete in the race or to simply … Continue reading

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White Sands National Monument, NM

White Sands National Monument is a great day trip, located in sunny New Mexico, just 15 miles from Alamogordo, NM and 52 miles from Las Cruces, NM. White Sands is an absolutely amazing place to visit, it is the world’s … Continue reading

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Leasburg Dam State Park – Las Cruces, NM

The Leasburg Dam State Park is a great place to go for a Sunday outing and only about 15 miles North of Las Cruces, New Mexico. When coming from Las Cruces, go North on I-25, take the Radium Springs exit … Continue reading

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Dripping Springs – Las Cruces, NM

Just a few miles outside of the dry desert surrounding Las Cruces, NM lies a whole different world, Dripping Springs Natural Area. ┬áLocated at the base of the Organ Mountains, about 11 miles East of Las Cruces, NM. Going east … Continue reading

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The Cat Walk, Gila National Forest, New Mexico

The Catwalk National Scenic Trail is located about an hour north of Silver City, NM in the Gila National Forest. Coming from Silver City, take Highway 180 to the small town of Glenwood, then take Highway 174, the road ends … Continue reading

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