The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department will be offering a series of day trips for newcomers and residents of Las Cruces to sites, parks, museums, and events in the surrounding area.
The 50-Plus “Day Tripping” is designed to be a social, fun, and educational outlet for those currently residing in Las Cruces, or people considering the area as a future home. There are so many incredible and interesting attractions just a short jaunt from our wonderful city! Join us as we explore new and interesting places. Day Trips are listed as:
Location: El Paso, TX
Depart: 8:30 a.m. Return: 2 p.m.
Site: El Paso Museum of Archaeology and U.S. Border Patrol Museum
Lunch at Tamales Lupita
Location: Ghost Town at Lake Valley and Hillsboro, NM
Depart: 9 a.m. Return: 3 p.m.
Site: Ghost Town at Lake Valley and Hillsboro, NM
Lunch at Hillsboro Café
Location: Capitan, NM
Depart: 8 a.m. Return: 5 p.m.
Site: Smokey Bear Historical Park and Museum. $2 Park Fee
Lunch at Oso Grill
Registration is open. Payments may be made at any of the four registration sites during regular business hours, or at www.las-cruces.org/play and clicking on the “Online Registration” link.
Registration site locations:
- Meerscheidt Recreation Center, 1600 E. Hadley Ave.:
8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Monday through Friday
9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Saturday
- Parks and Recreation Administrative Office, 1501 E. Hadley Ave.:
8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Thursday
7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday
- Frank O’Brien Papen Community Center, 304 W. Bell Ave.:
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday
- Regional Aquatic Center, 1401 E. Hadley Ave.:
7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Saturday
Available spots will be open to the public on a first-come, first-serve basis. Space is limited. No telephone registrations/payments accepted.
For more information, call the Recreation Section at 575/541-2454.