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Music & the Stars
October 19, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Music by Tom Foster Morris and sky viewing.
A short 25 minute drive from bustling Las Cruces brings you to this quiet park along the Rio Grande. Leasburg Dam State Park offers peace and relaxation, a beautiful cactus garden, several hiking trails, and opportunities for fishing, canoeing, kayaking and birding. Night sky programs are very popular at this park, which features an observatory. Park Elevation 3,962 ft
Is only open once a month for special events. Discover the quality night sky of Leasburg Dam State Park. In addition to seeing the Milky Way, Orion and Cassiopeia with your bare eyes, observe through telescopes various planets and nebulae. Look through our 16 inch research grade telescope within our observatory and ask questions of our volunteers from the Astronomical Society of Las Cruces. Dress warm and bring a folding chair. $5 per car Day Use Fee required.