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San Agustin Pass

Mile Marker 65, US Highway 70, Organ, NM
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Highlight of Tucson to Ruidoso drive

At about 5725 feet above sea level, the views of Las Cruces when traveling west, and of White Sands... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Julie D
via mobile
Beautiful sight

We went through here after leaving Las Cruces, and there are beautiful views here. The mountains... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
United States
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Mile Marker 65, US Highway 70, Organ, NM
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

At about 5725 feet above sea level, the views of Las Cruces when traveling west, and of White Sands traveling east...always beautiful.

Thank Julie D
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We went through here after leaving Las Cruces, and there are beautiful views here. The mountains are a beautiful sight.

Thank dhns2014
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Very nice views of Aguirre Springs and the Tularosa Basin on the Eastside of the pass. Organ Mountains are beautiful.

Thank sabimax
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Driving through the pass no matter which direction your headed whether to Las Cruces or from Las Cruces to Alamogordo you will always be treated to a spectacular view.

Thank er4harmony
Reviewed 3 August 2016

As the title says, there is nothing here. Without the military there would be no need for the roads.

Thank NHtoFL
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

I pass over this every time I drive home or head out into town. The view has yet to get old. It definitely is a windy pass, so take note.

1  Thank ten9eighty
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Heading between Las Cruces and Alamogordo, NM you go over San Agustin Pass. From it you get great views of the Organ Mountains, and the valleys for Las Cruces or White Sands Missile Range. There is a pull off area as sometimes you can be...More

Thank Ronald D
Reviewed 31 December 2015

It's so windy here, hold onto your car during when you're opening it and stepping out! It's absolutely beautiful to be this high up and look off into the basin and the mountains. We were visiting from NJ, so we don't have anything like this...More

1  Thank Kyle F
Reviewed 6 November 2015

I like this pass because views form it are spectacular and you can also learn some history here because there are some very interesting information boards located here!

Thank Anna G
Reviewed 15 May 2015

There is a parking area here, overlooking the Tularosa Basin, for when US Rt 70 is closed due to the firing of missiles. I believe there is also a porta-potty, as the wait for the highway to open can be an hour or more. However,...More

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