The Best Photography in Silver City

Looking for the best photography in Silver City? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Silver City. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top photography spots in and near Silver City

  • Silver City, New Mexico

    Drive the Trail of the Mountain Spirits Scenic Byway

    93 mi
    Drive the 93-mile Scenic Trail from Silver City to Pinos Altos on Hwy 15  where you can stop to visit the Buckhorn Saloon and old Opera house. From there, drive Hwy 15 through the Gila National forest to the Gila cliff dwellings where you can stop for some hiking. Hwy 15 is very narrow and windin...
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  • Silver City, New Mexico

    Photograph La Capilla at Sunrise

    0.25 mi / 100 ft gain
    In the last 1800's when Silver City was a booming mining town the quickly growing hispanic population of the Chihuahua Hill neighborhood built a small chapel aka "La Capilla" as a center of community activities including pilgrimages and the Festival of Our Lady of Guadalupe.  When the statue it c...
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  • Silver City, New Mexico

    Hike the Boston Hill Loop

    1.5 mi / 250 ft gain
    The Boston Hill Open Space is a collection of trails on what is actually three hills overlooking the town of Silver City. There are numerous vista and also several now-abandoned mines at various elevation cutting deep gorges and ravines into the hill. The primary trail is the Loop Trail which beg...
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  • Silver City, New Mexico

    Mountain Bike the Picnic Loop

    2 mi / 350 ft gain
    Called the "Berg Trail" by Silver City locals in honor of Gary Berg who pioneered the extensive trail system around Gomez Peak, the Picnic Loop beginning at the Little Walnut Creek picnic area is a great way to be introduced to the incredible mountain biking trails to be found in the area. Beginn...
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  • Faywood, New Mexico

    Hydra Trail in City of Rocks State Park

    3.66 mi / 240 ft gain
    Start the hike from the visitor center. Hike toward the botanical garden and continue on the trail around the rock formations. You can wind your way through the taller rocks and enjoy the view! Connect to the other trails in the park for some additional hiking. There is little shade so bring plen...
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  • Catron County, New Mexico

    Hike to Jordan Hot Springs via Little Bear Canyon Trail

    13.5 mi / 1500 ft gain
    The Gila Wilderness is the oldest wilderness area in The United States, and Jordan Hot Springs rests right in the heart of Canyon of the Middle Fork of the Gila River, along a stretch of the Continental Divide Trail and some 7 miles from the nearest road. The most direct road by either car or tra...
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  • Catron County, New Mexico

    Hike Little Bear Canyon to the Middle Fork of the Gila River

    8.5 mi / 1400 ft gain
    After driving the winding mountain road from Silver City to Gila Hot Springs, I knew I had to do more than just see the Gila Cliff Dwellings (which are stunning, don't miss them). The Gila Wilderness is the first designated wilderness in the world, championed by Aldo Leopold. A hike into this rem...
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  • 6 1st Street, New Mexico

    Explore the Geronimo Trail National Scenic Byway

    65 mi
    This scenic highway goes through some nice country side and several old historic towns, some almost ghost towns. Lots of history and interesting places to stop. There are also festivals being held at different times of the year. Caballo Lake is also along the scenic byway .
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  • Catron County, New Mexico

    Hike the Catwalk Trail

    1 mi
    Great hike along a canyon above Whitewater river. You descent to the river bed when there is no high water. There is a picnic area and a place to relax along the river. Walking on the planks is quite fun.
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