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San Agustin Pass

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... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2017
sabimax
,
El Paso, Texas
Beautiful views!

Driving through the pass no matter which direction your headed whether to Las Cruces or from Las... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2016
er4harmony
,
Waynesville, North Carolina
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Mile Marker 65, US Highway 70, Organ, NM
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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 4 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.

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 1 January 2016

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 7 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

Thank ANNIE S
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...More

Thank David W
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...More

Thank Rose H
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