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Chile Pepper Institute
Visitor Center & Gift Shop

Gerald Thomas Hall,  Room 265
945 College Ave
Las Cruces, NM 88003

Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm

There are parking meters behind Gerald Thomas Hall.


Chile Pepper Institute Garden

113 West University Ave.
Las Cruces, NM 88005

Hours: 7 Days a week – sunup to sundown
Only Available Late June-October

There are guided and self-guided tours available. Click here to learn more.

Drive into the Fabian Garcia Botanical Garden and park. 
Go through the gate then follow the signs to the garden.