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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

Park in the Chile Pepper Institute’s ‘free’ parking space located in the south parking lot (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.