Soledad Canyon Day Use Area

4.768 Votes
  • Address: Soledad Canyon Rd, Las Cruces, NM 88011, USA, United States
  • Phone: +1-5755254300
  • Tags: Trail, Family And Kids, Nature

The Soledad Canyon Day Use Area is nestled between the juncture of two beautiful canyons- the Bar Canyon and the Soledad Canyon. The region encompasses a three-mile loop Bar Canyon Trail that offers a rather idyllic and easy hike close to Las Cruces. The Trail comprises of scenic vistas of the magnificent central Organ Mountains as well as the southern Mesilla Valley. After the summer rains, you would also be able to observe a beautiful waterfall. Also, you could consider bringing your dogs on the hike with you at the Soledad Canyon Day Use Area. The hike is perfect for beginners and for people who would like to experience and admire a true natural treasure.

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  • Soledad Canyon Day Use Area Address: Soledad Canyon Rd, Las Cruces, NM 88011, USA, United States
  • Soledad Canyon Day Use Area Contact Number: +1-5755254300
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Soledad Canyon Day Use Area Reviews & Ratings

  • Beautiful spot for a hike if you're in the mood for something mild/not strenuous. Saw a few mule deer last time I was there. :)

  • This is a great option for an easy hike close to town. The trail is easy enough for small children, but not stroller or wheelchair accessible. The bulk of the trail is going to be in full sun, so go early or late in the day, or go during fall or spring (always watch out for snakes). The last bit up to the waterfall at the end will likely be shady, and the end is a great resting spot before the trek back to the parking lot. There are a few different trail options to make each visit a little different and there's even the remains of an early 20th century building you can check out.

  • Beautiful, awe inspiring mountain canyon. Green for the area with a small spring at the top. Very clean; allows dogs.

  • Great for beginner hikers, or anyone wanting to get a bit of light cardio. Pet friendly. Even though it’s not an intense hike, the views are still great. It’s always super nice to eat your lunch at the spring.

  • A nice hike and a good place to explore. It is also very good exercise and have a nice nature experience!

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