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

    Gila Cliff Dwellings

    National Monument New Mexico

Fire Regime

A photo of a helicoptor with a bucket dangling from it used to haul water to a nearby forest fire.

Helicoptor and bucket used to haul water from the Middle Fork to the nearby forest fire, July 2003

NPS Photo by Barry Nielsen

Fire Management Planning Newsletter

Fire Management Plan - Final

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

Did You Know?

Geronimo Plaque

Geronimo said, “I was born at the headwaters of the Gila River.” The Gila area in New Mexico is the traditional homeland of the Eastern Bands of Chiricahua Apache and remains important to their oral traditions, history and cultural identity.