Skunk Johnson Cabin

Alma, New Mexico 88039

Skunk Johnson Cabin

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Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"The route includes wonderful vistas of Sheridan Gulch and Dry Creek Canyon. The historic cabin on a remote stream is an interesting destination in its own right. Fishing might be a possibility along with harvesting apples (in season).

This short hike takes you into a deep canyon in the remote southwest corner of the Gila. Its destination is the site of several cabins dating from the 1930s. There are pleasant campsites along the Dry Fork near the cabins."

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Trail Information

Nearby City
1,280 feet
Elevation Gain
Trail Type
4-5 hours or overnight
Year-round (except for occasional snow)
Season & Limits
Glenwood Ranger District, Glenwood, NM; (575) 539-2481 (8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mon–Fri). Check Gila Wilderness website for updated alerts and warnings.
Local Contacts
USGS Holt Mountain. Forest Service Gila Wilderness map (2000); 2013 Gila National Forest map (for navigating road to trailhead)
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