Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument Trails

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Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument: Upper Scorpion Campground :: Silver City, NM

If there is one do-not-miss attraction in New Mexico, it has to be the 533-acre Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument. This national monument was established on November 16, 1907, by President Theodore Roosevelt.

Trail #792 :: Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument, NM

Trail #792 is a hiking trail in Catron County, New Mexico. It is within Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument and Gila National Forest. It is a mile long and begins at 5,709 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.7 miles with a total elevati

Parking Lot Access Trail #752 :: Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument, NM

Parking Lot Access Trail #752 is a hiking trail in Catron County, New Mexico. It is within Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument, Gila Wilderness Area, and Gila National Forest. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 5,711 feet altitude. Traveling the e

West Fork Trail #151 :: Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument, NM

West Fork Trail #151 is a hiking trail in Catron County, New Mexico. It is within Gila National Forest, Gila Wilderness Area, and Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument. It is 34.2 miles long and begins at 5,679 feet altitude. Traveling the entire tr

The Inner Loop Scenic Byway: Silver City to Gila Cliff Dwellings :: Silver City, NM

A 118-mile round-trip loop to ancient cliff dwellings, a former ghost town, and an enormous copper mine. The paved loop begins in Silver City, one of the most important mining towns in the United States. Indians mined turquoise from the Burro Mountai

The Black Range: Mimbres Valley to Chloride :: Mimbres, NM

A 90-mile gravel and paved drive along the slopes of the Black Range, by two enormous wilderness areas, and ending at two former ghost towns. This drive crosses some of the most remote mountain country in New Mexico. Much of the drive follows a narro

Grudging Grave :: Silver City, NM

This short easy hike provides an interesting glimpse of early cowboy history in the Gila. The rough-and-tumble days of this era come to mind in a somber way when standing in respect at the foot of the grave, surrounded by burnt trees and cliffs along

Little Creek - White Creek Flat Loop :: Silver City, NM

This loop hike in the heart of the Gila takes you through a wide variety of ecosystems, from mountain meadows and streams to ridges and high ponderosa parks to the roaring canyon of the West Fork, and eventually its gentle riparian woodland at the Gi

Turkey Creek - Woody's Corral :: Silver City, NM

This varied shuttle route makes a grand sweep across the heart of the Gila Wilderness. The rugged volcanic canyon of Turkey Creek is riddled with pools and cascades. Miller Spring and cabin is a special point of interest along with Little Turkey Park

Gila Cliff Dwellings :: Silver City, NM

A short day hike up to the ancient ruins of Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument. This easy hike climbs up to a series of seven natural caves, five of which contain the ruins of cliff dwellings. The buildings were constructed sometime in the lat