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Address: Mile Marker 65, US Highway 70, Organ, NM

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

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
sabimax
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El Paso, Texas
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El Paso, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Waynesville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Englewood, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

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

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New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Stillwater, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 stopped to wait while White Sands conducts a missile test.

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Thank Ronald D
Maple Shade, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 and could really appreciate its beauty.. Beautiful area!

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Chicago
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5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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LAS CRUCES
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3 of 5 bubbles 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, if one listens to local radio, such closures are usually announced, so one can plan... More 

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Harker Heights
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

Eastbound on Highway 70 out of Las Cruces gives you a great view on the White Sands Missile Range and the basin towards White Sands Nat Monument / Alamogordo. There is a large pull off at the crest on south side of road with display signs, Nike Hercules missile and a short path up to a covered seating area. Stop... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

When we have company from out of town & are heading to White Sands, we stop to show the beautiful vistas to our visiting friends. It can be very gusty at the summit. Hold on to your hats and take lots of photos from the summit.

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