Last updated: March 23, 2016
Alerts & Conditions
Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument Lapse of Funding Closure December 2018Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument will be closed to the public for the duration of the lapse in appropriations beginning on December 22, 2018 and until further notice. Restrooms and potable water will still be available at the Gila Visitor Center.
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.