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

    Gila Cliff Dwellings

    National Monument New Mexico

Pets

Pets are not allowed on the trail to the Cliff Dwellings. They may be left in kennels at the Contact Station at no charge.

Certified service dogs are allowed on the trail.

Did You Know?

Montezuma Quail

When afraid, Montezuma Quail simply freeze in place. This defense mechanism works against them when they encounter modern vehicles and freeze in place in the middle of the road. Montezuma Quail can be seen at the Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument and surrounding Gila Wilderness.