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That Dam stroll

  • Oct 28, 2014 · 6:00 PM

The Las Cruces Dam, running north to south from Del Rey Boulevard to East Lohman, is frequently used as a walking path in the city that, unlike other walking paths, is sufficiently away from any motor routes.

The dam walk is absolutely leveled, (no elevation gain/loss,) which should be pretty obvious. Otherwise, the engineers who built it had a problem.  The city light surrounding the dam is quite a view in itself, also, it makes it possible to do this hike without carrying your own light. However, hikers are encouraged to bring a light just in case.

This is an easy 5 mile hike suit for all levels of hikers. Lets come out and have some fun!



DISTANCE is 5.3 mi round-trip.

ELEVATION GAIN is absolutely zero.

FEES: None.

DURATION: under 2 hours.

PET FRIENDLY? Yes. Bring a muzzle (you shouldn't need be told to bring a proper leash), and if you'd like to unleash, ask others before you do so.

SKILL LEVEL is unbelievably beginner friendly.

TERRAIN sandy/rocky path.


AFTERWARDS we may go for dinner together (Farley's anyone?).

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  • Yubao

    And there was that excitement of the big rattler.

    October 29, 2014

  • Yubao

    It was a nice stroll. Gorgeous sunset, clear rose colored then starry sky, and bright city lights. It took the group just a tad bit shy of two hours.

    1 · October 29, 2014

  • Tammy L.

    As I was chicken for advanced hikes but want to get there...

    October 28, 2014

  • Tammy L.

    Sorry! Duty called. Wanted to meet you and get into this hiking thing more. Too chicken go

    October 28, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Damn! I won't be able to join the Dam stroll :(

    1 · October 28, 2014

  • Andy S.

    I'm out here all the time. The city put some coin type binoculars and a sun shade. It's pretty cool.

    October 27, 2014

  • Samat

    Haha, +1 for name!

    2 · October 27, 2014

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