Hike the The Gila Loop Trail

Gila Cliff Dwellings - Search Nearby - Added by The Outbound Collective

Hike out into rugged landscape filled with fascinating geological and anthropological features. See Gila River tributaries and a diverse array of arid plants. 

Park at the end of the 15 in the parking area. Walk all the way to the end of the road where you will find the trailhead.  This is rugged New Mexico wilderness so make sure you have proper shoes, hat, and plenty of water. This trail is very close to the Gila Cliff dwellings, which you will not want to miss.

Photos: irmillerDoc Johnny Bravocats pics2008

Distance

20.03 Miles RT

Type

Loop

Activities

Hiking

Easy Parking
River
Scenic

Nearby Lodging

Silver City KOA

Silver City, New Mexico

Lordsburg KOA

Lordsburg, New Mexico

We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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National Monument hikes

Very pleasant hike. Not too difficult and the ruins are a pleasure to visit.

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