Monument Closed on December 25 and January 1
In order to allow volunteer staff to enjoy the holidays, Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument will be closed on Christmas Day, December 25, 2013 and New Year's Day, January 1, 2014.
Lesson Plan for High School Students Created by 2011 Teacher-Ranger-Teacher Arren Swift
Activities for Younger Students
Education Groups May Qualify for a Fee Waiver
A field trip to Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument and first-hand explorations of its resources gives students a wonderful opportunity to form their own intellectual and emotional connections to our shared cultural heritage.
Did You Know?
Seven different types of hummingbirds are seen at the Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument and the Gila National Forest: blue-throated hummingbird, magnificent hummingbird, black-chinned hummingbird, anna’s hummingbird, calliope hummingbird, broad-tailed hummingbird, and rufous hummingbird.