Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument

Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument
Location: north of Silver City, New Mexico
Length of visit: 2 hours
Major draws: Scenic views, Indian ruins, hot springs in area
Strenuosity: 3 out of 10
Cost/Fees: $5 per person or free with America the Beautiful pass
Additional considerations: Poison-ivy, uneven trail, ladder climb, backpackers on road
Description: A one-mile loop trail climbs 180 feet to a well-preserved collection of cliff dwellings.  Trailhead also provides access to Gila Wilderness.