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Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument

an administrative history

by Peter Russell

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Published by Division of History, Southwest Cultural Resources Center, Southwest Region, National Park Service, Dept. of the Interior in Santa Fe .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument (N.M.),
  • New Mexico,
  • Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument
    • Subjects:
    • Mogollon culture.,
    • Archaeological surveying -- New Mexico -- Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument -- History.,
    • Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument (N.M.) -- History.,
    • New Mexico -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Peter Russell.
      SeriesSouthwest Cultural Resources Center professional papers ;
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE99.M76 R87 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 176 p. :
      Number of Pages176
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1503273M
      LC Control Number93182417

      Other Things to Do Near Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument After you're finished with Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument, there are even more experiences available in the region: Get closer to nature at Gila Wilderness Area. Bring some snacks, and . When visiting Gila Cliff Dwellings, remember to give yourself time! You need time to drive to the Monument. The mile trip from Silver City will take at least /4 hours and up to 2 hours due to the mountainous and winding nature of the road. You need time to walk the trail to the dwellings.

      The Gila Cliff Dwelling National Monument offers a number of hiking trails of varying lengths and from easy to strenuous. The trail to the cliff dwellings is a one mile loop. It is a lovely meandering /5(). Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument announces that the national monument, including the Gila Visitor Center and the trail to the cliff dwellings, will be closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. These closures will be in effect to allow employees and volunteers to /5().

      Things to See in Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument Today, the dwellings allow a rare glimpse inside the homes and lives of prehistoric Native Americans. About 75% of what is seen is original, although the walls have been capped and the foundations strengthened to prevent further deterioration. Need the individual park sticker for Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument to complete your Passport to Your National Parks Book? Well now you can get it. Included are two stickers on one backing; one depicting an iconic image of the park and one with interpretive information about the park.


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We actually visited the Gila Cliff Dwellings and it was amazing!!!!. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Jack Merrill. out of 5 stars American history at its best. Reviewed in the United States on J Verified Purchase. I have been visiting the Gila cliff dwellings since /5(4). Excerpt from Archeological Survey, Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument A second result of this project is that the entire area of the monument has been intensively surveyed and the prehistoric data base increased as a result.

Information from sites located outside the monument, but in the immediate Gila forks region, is incorporated into this : James E Bradford. For thousands of years, groups of nomadic people used the caves of the Gila River as temporary shelter.

In the late 's, people of the Mogollon Culture decided it would be a good place to call home. They built rooms, crafted pottery and raised children in Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument book cliff dwellings for about twenty years.

Then the Mogollon moved on, leaving the. Try Gila Cliff Dwellings Gummy Bears, Native American bison jerky, Prickly Pear chocolate bars, and other tempting snacks. Movies and books cover human history ranging from the ancient Mogollon and Apache, to the Mountain Men, and Aldo Leopold-- the man responsible for the designation of the Gila as the first protected wilderness in the nation.

Internet Archive BookReader TJ Ruin: Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument, New Mexico TJ Ruin: Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument, New Mexico. Author. McKenna, Peter; Bradford, James. Collections. clemson, americana. Link to the book Embed a mini Book Reader.

On NovemTeddy Roosevelt signed the proclamation that recognized the "group of cliff-dwellings known as the Gila Hot Springs Cliff-Houses" as a national monument being "of exceptional scientific and educational interest" as the best representative of the Cliff-Dwellers' remains of that region.

Visitors to Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument are encouraged to become a Junior Ranger. People of all ages will be challenged to discover the natural and. Unlike entrance fees, % of donated funds stay in this park. A donation box is located at the Gila Visitor Center and donations can be made at the Gila Cliff Trailhead by depositing the donation in a donation envelope into the fee box.

You may also mail donations to Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument, HC 68 Box Silver City, NM Junior and Senior Ranger Program at Gila Cliff Dwellings Anyone can be a Junior Ranger.

Pick up a Junior Ranger book (ages ) or a Jr. Junior Ranger handout (6 or younger) or a Senior Ranger book (ages 12 and up) at the Visitor Center or Contact Station.

Hotels near Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument: ( mi) Bear Creek Motel and Cabins ( mi) Bear Mountain Lodge ( mi) Casitas de Gila Guesthouses ( mi) Lake Roberts Motel ( mi) Geronimo Trail Guest Ranch; View all hotels near Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument on Tripadvisor/5().

Hotels near Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument: ( km) Bear Creek Motel and Cabins ( km) Bear Mountain Lodge ( km) Casitas de Gila Guesthouses ( km) Lake Roberts Motel ( km) Geronimo Trail Guest Ranch; View all hotels near Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument on Tripadvisor/5().

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National Monument created to protect Mogollon cliff dwellings in the Gila Wilderness on the headwaters of the Gila River in southwest New Mexico. The acre ( km 2) national monument was established by President Theodore Roosevelt through executive proclamation on Novem Nearest city: Silver City, New Mexico.

Gila Cliff Dwellings Nation Monument lies on the eastern margin of the caldera. The tuff is overlain by basaltic and andesitic lava flows at are estimated to be 25 to 26 million years old.

The Gila Conglomerate, a sedimentary unit that contains pieces of older volcanic rocks, including the Bloodgood Canyon Tuff. Save on popular hotels near Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument, New Mexico: Browse Expedia's selection of 14 hotels and places to stay closest to Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument.

Find cheap deals and discount rates among them that best fit your budget. It's simple to book. The Gila was once home to prehistoric people known as the Mogollon (muggy-OWN). Evidence of their occupation is found throughout the wilderness in cliff dwellings, pit house remains, petro glyphs and pottery.

The largest of these sites is preserved at the Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument, just a few miles from our headquarters. Explore camper reviews and photos of the campgrounds in Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument. Last-minute getaway. Camping near Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument is easy with Hipcamp, where private landowners offer one-of-a-kind camping experiences.

Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument March 17 at PM Due to the continuing concerns surrounding COVID and in conjunction with our park partner Western National Parks Association (WNPA), the Gila Visitor Center and Gila Cliff Dwellings /5(). ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title.

One map on p. [4] of cover. Description: 15 pages: color illustrations ; 23 cm. Hidden within five caves in a narrow side canyon of the Gila River are the structural remains left by people of the Mogollon culture seven hundred years ago.

These stone and mortar dwellings preserved at Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument in New Me. Gila Cliff Dwellings was absolutely amazing. We had seen Bandelier National Monument, our first cliff dwelling, and were blown away even more with Gila Cliff Dwellings.

It was well worth the travel time to reach it and enjoyed every moment. Bring water, good walking/hiking /5().Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument, Mimbres, New Mexico. 12K likes. A Window to the Past - Explore ancient cliff dwellings.

Become inspired by the remaining architecture. Discover your national /5().About Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument is a minimum 2-hour drive 44 miles north of Silver City via SR 15, at 26 Jim Bradford Trail in Mimbres.

Vehicles pulling trailers 20 feet or longer should take SR 35 from Mimbres or SR through Hillsboro, and then SR