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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).
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Chile Pepper Institute Garden

113 West University Ave.

Take a tour of our garden. Click here to learn more

Visit our garden: June - October

Hours: 7 Days a week - sunup to sundown

Self guided tours and visitors welcome anytime during the daylight hours.

Guided tours available June - October, during July-September guided tours are only available in the morning hours due to afternoon temperatures in the high 90's and 100's.

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

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