Organ Peak Trail

HARD 4 reviews

Organ Peak Trail is a 9.6 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Boyd, New Mexico that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October.

DISTANCE
9.6 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
3477 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

birding

hiking

nature trips

rock climbing

walking

views

wild flowers

wildlife

rocky

scramble

no dogs

hiking
3 months ago

3 months ago

4 months ago

Most difficult trail i've done in New Mexico! Stash water, especially if you want to camp on top.

hiking
7 months ago

One of the gems of the Organ Mountains, near Las Cruces NM, is the Organ Peak, one of the steep and expose rock crowning this range. To get there, you need to go the Dripping Springs area and with a help of a map, find the Filmore Canyon entrance. Once inside the canyon, you have the option of going straight ahead and you will get to a small water fall that is only active during the rainy season. If not, in about half a mile, you will find a trail to your right that will take you to the end of the canyon. The trail is some how marked but once in a while you need to go back into your steeps to correct your direction. Specially now. Because of the rain, there is a lot of grass covering the mountain. Once you get to a place where you can not find the trail any more, you need to identify where the Organ Peak is and from now on, the walk is out of any defined path. Please review your capabilities and if you decide that you are fit to get to the top, go ahead, the effort is worthwhile. If not, be proud of what you accomplish and enjoy your trip back on this beautiful trail.