Youth Plus 1 Hiking

The City of Las Cruces Parks and Recreation Department will hold the Youth Plus 1 (parent/guardian/caretaker) hiking program for youth 12 to 16 years of age, with hikes ranging from three to seven miles in length. 

This popular program is free of charge and transportation is provided. Hikes take place every other Saturday to sites such as:

  • Branson Canyon
  • Dripping Springs
  • Filmore Canyon
  • Soledad Canyon


Register Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m, at the Frank O’Brien Papen Community Center. Space is limited.


Participants will be required to:

  • Wear hiking boots, hats, and a backpack.
  • Bring water.
  • Provide their own lunch.