Baylor Canyon Road stretches north to south, bordering the Organ Mountains. Popular in the spring as a way to access the poppies in bloom, the road is also a scenic way to get from one side of town to another. The views offer an up-close look at the towering Organ Mountains, as well as the entire Mesilla Valley and the mountain ranges bordering it.

Watch a portion of the scenic drive on Baylor Canyon Road:

Must-see sights along the way:

Doña Ana Mountains

  1.  Organ Mountains to the east
  2.  Picacho Peak to the west
  3.  Robledo Mountains to the northwest
  4.  Doña Ana Mountains to the north
  5.  Mesilla Valley
  6.  Hermit Cave
  7.  A portion of the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument
  8.  Roadside Desert Mountain History informational roadside attraction

Scenic way to reach:

  1. Dripping Springs Road
  2. Dripping Springs Natural Area
  3. U.S. Route 70
  4.  Tortugas "A" Mountain
  5.  Baylor Pass National Recreation Trail
  6.  Organ Mountains
  7.  La Cueva Picnic Area
  8.  Hermit Cave
  9. A portion of the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument

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