Category Archives: Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument

Virginia City, Nevada

After a very busy summer at Silver Lake it was rather eerie to see the place so empty the last couple of days. We had some cleanup work to do to prepare for the opening next April, the owners invited … Continue reading

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Three Mile Ruin

Today my son Keith and I went up the West Fork of the Gila River starting at Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument to locate a two cave cliff dwelling on the river. The map and hiking book show the dwellings … Continue reading

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Hike to Cosgrove Ruin site

Today my son Keith was visiting from Galveston and so I took him on a hike up the Middle Fork of the Gila River to try to find an old Indian cliff dwelling named after the archaeologist who excavated the … Continue reading

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Hike to Alum Camp

Yesterday I went on a hike to Alum Camp in the Gila Wilderness. The hike started at the Alum trailhead on Hwy 15. It descended steeply for 1.3 miles down to the Gila River. From there I took a faint … Continue reading

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Jordan Hot Springs Hike

I went on a new hike last Saturday June 25 that I wanted to include here. It was a 12 mile round trip hike from TJ Corral to Jordan Hot Springs on the Middle Fork of the Gila River. The … Continue reading

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Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument

Hello everyone. I am currently an interpretive volunteer at Gila Cliff Dwellings NM. Here are some pictures of the cliff dwellings. I have had a wonderful time except for the Miller fire which disrupted my first 3 weeks here as … Continue reading

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