Sep 022015
 
The Gila Cliff Dwellings

Share It! Make the drive through the Gila National Forest up to the Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument. Wind your way through pine trees, beautiful vistas and rock formations to reach the Gila Cliff Dwellings.   Explore the world of ancestors of Puebloan people who lived in the Mogollon area over 700 years ago. Hear the voices of the ancestors on the wind as you traverse the winding trail up to the dwellings. Silently commune with all that is in this ancient and magical place. No doubt many sacred ceremonies [Read More]

Sep 012015
 
7th Annual Pickamania! Sept. 11-13, 2015 - Silver City

Share It!  7th Annual Pickamania! Sept. 11-13, 2015 Pickamania weekend kicks off in Silver City on Friday, September 11 with the Big Ditch Crickets in downtown. This weekend-ling events offers some of the finest in bluegrass, folk, acoustic and hoe-down in the state. Most of the daytime activities and shows are held in Gough Park with some of the late evening performances in the Beer Garden at Gough Park. Both days are busy, seeing Gough Park packed with fans but Saturday is usually the busiest. There are some great acts coming [Read More]

Aug 282015
 
Review of New Mexico RV Parks and Campgrounds Stayed in by Discover New Mexico

Share It!  Albuquerque Central KOA, Albuquerque – Excellent (see the article)   Enchanted Trails RV Park & Trading Post, Albuquerque – Clean, affordable, staff was not overly friendly, wi-fi was poor. Park has a clean pool, a gift shop and laundry. Located next to Camper World. It is not in Albuquerque but on the outskirts with open countryside surrounding it. Los Suenos de Santa Fe RV Park, Santa Fe – Very good (see the article) Riana Campground, Abiquiu Lake – The Riana campground check-in was easy and the camp hosts [Read More]

Nov 192014
 
Silver City Museum’s Victorian Christmas Open House

Share It!Ring in the Holiday Season at the Silver City Museum’s Victorian Christmas Open House on Thursday, December 11, 2014, from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm The halls are decked, spiced cider is warming, the traditional cookies are baked and musicians are tuning up for the Silver City Museum’s 30th Annual Victorian Christmas Open House on Thursday, December 11, 2014 from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Presented in the sharing spirit of early community celebrations, the event is set in the museum’s historic H. B. Ailman House at 312 West [Read More]

Sep 082014
 
Things to Do and See in Silver City

Share It!  Silver City is an eclectic small town in the southeast corner of New Mexico, bordered by the Gila National Forest to the north and east. Originally a mining town, it is still host to copper mining though its population has extended to artists, college life, ranching and rodeo families, and “retired” hippies. There is something for everyone in the Silver City area from the arts and entertainment to outdoor recreation, history, shopping and much more.   Stroll the downtown and arts district. Historic buildings, art galleries galore, unique [Read More]

Jul 032012
 
Silver City is Open for Business!

Share It!SANTA FE (June 27, 2012) – Silver City is open for business! SANTA FE (June 27, 2012) – Silver City is open for business! Silver City’s shops, lodges, inns, motels, cabins, RV parks, B&Bs, museums, restaurants and other attractions stand ready to serve; and the more than three million acres of the Gila National Forest and Wilderness unaffected by the Whitewater-Baldy Fire are waiting to be explored. Janet Seals, an information assistant with the Gila National Forest, said while people tend to have their favorite places on the Forest, [Read More]

Apr 172012
 
Fee-free National Park Week and Junior Ranger Day at Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument

Share It!Fee-free National Park Week and Junior Ranger Day at Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument Picture yourself at Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument for free!  During National Park Week, April 21-29, ALL 397 of your national parks offer free admission, all week long.  The staff at Gila Cliff Dwellings invites you to enjoy the 1-mile roundtrip trail to visit the over-700-year-old structures at Gila Cliff Dwellings.  In addition, Western National Parks Association will offer a 15 % discount on merchandise in the store at the Gila Visitor Center throughout the [Read More]

Feb 162012
 
Star Party at Gila Visitor Center on February 21

Share It!Star Party at Gila Visitor Center on February 21 Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument and Western National Parks Association invite the public to a Mardi Gras New Moon Star Party at the Gila Visitor Center on Tuesday February 21, 2012, from 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm.  This special event will be conducted by the Silver City Astronomical Society.  SCAS members Kathy Anderson, Randy Carr, and Gary Emerson will guide the observations. With clear skies, they’ll identify constellations and asterisms, look at passing planets, and search for a few deep [Read More]

Jan 112012
 
Gila Cliff Dwellings Reopen

Share It! Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument invites the public to return to the Gila Cliff Dwellings.  Superintendent Steve Riley announced today that the Gila Cliff Dwellings reopened at 9 am on Tuesday, January 10, 2012.  This reopening follows the completion of repairs to the West Fork Bridge on New Mexico Highway 15, one mile south of the cliff dwellings.  The repairs were necessary due to damage caused by flooding in 2008 and 2010. The cliff dwellings will remain open every day from 9 am to 4 pm.  There is [Read More]

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