• Visitors hike along the base of the Gila Cliff Dwellings.

    Gila Cliff Dwellings

    National Monument New Mexico

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  • Thunderstorm Safety Closures Possible

    When thunderstorms are nearby, the trail to and from the Gila Cliff Dwellings is closed. Please check local forecasts before you visit. Thunderstorms are typically more likely in the afternoon. On some afternoons it is not possible to reopen. More »

  • Guided Tours Currently Not Available Every Day

    Due to a current shortage of volunteer staffing, guided tours of the cliff are not offered every day. Check at the visitor center upon arrival. Volunteers at the Cliff Dwellings will still be available to answer questions during your self guided tours.

Contact Us

By Mail:

Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument, HC 68 Box 100 Silver City, NM 88061

By Phone:

Visitor Information (575) 536-9461

By Fax:

(575) 536-9344

By E-mail:

Click here to e-mail us. (If you have difficulty with the link, our e-mail address is gicl_information@nps.gov.)

Other Information:


Fire Information for Gila National Forest: (575) 388-8271

Gila Wilderness Ranger District Headquarters: (575) 536-2250

Gila National Forest Supervisor's Office: (575) 388-8201

Did You Know?

Mexican Grey Wolf

Black bears, mountain lions and wolves are the largest predators in the area around the Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument. There are 107 bird species, 387 plant species, 37 mammal species, and 21 amphibian/reptile species at the Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument.