Last updated: March 23, 2016
Alerts & Conditions
Thanksgiving Day Closure at Gila Cliff Dwellings National MonumentGila Cliff Dwellings National Monument will be closed to the public on Thanksgiving Day. The visitor center and the trail to the dwellings will not be accessible to the public. The Monument will be open from Friday, November 23rd and onward.
Arizona/New Mexico Time Change WarningNew Mexico goes to Daylight Savings time each year. Arizona does not. This creates a one hour time difference between the states which confuses many visitors. Please take this into consideration if traveling from Arizona to Gila Cliff Dwellings.
Traffic Delays Expected on Hwy 15 from Silver City to Pinos Altos Begin March 26, 2018Beginning March 26th, 2018 and continuing through the year expect traffic delays on Highway 15 from Silver City up to Pinos Altos. Consider using the alternate route via Hwy 35 to reach the Monument.