Organ Mountain Naturepalooza
Join Friends of Organ Mountains Desert Peaks for three great events for the whole family. Be part of the Bio-Blitz, attend a Star Party, and help your kids become Junior Rangers.
Established on May 21, 2014 by President Obama, this national monument encompasses 496,330 acres. It includes the Organ Mountains, which climb 9,000 feet above the Chihuahuan Desert floor, the Robledo Mountains, the Sierra de las Uvas, the Potrillo Mountains and the Doña Ana Mountains. The Potrillo Mountains are the most remote section of the Monument located a distance to the southwest from Las Cruces, and is comprised of a volcanic landscape of cinder cones, lava flows, and craters.