|Location:||Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument, southwest New Mexico. From Silver City, New Mexico NM 15 north 60 km.|
All year daily 9-17, last entry 16.
Visitor Center: all year daily 8-16:30.
Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument, 26 Jim Bradford Trail, Mimbres, NM, 88049
Visitor Center, Tel: +1-575-536-9461, Fax: +1-575-536-9344. E-mail:
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|16-NOV-1907||national monument established by President Theodore Roosevelt.|
Gila Cliff Dwellings is a series of cliff dwellings built into natural sandstone cave along Gila River in southwest New Mexico, hence the name. The caves are quite spacious for erosional sandstone caves, so the buildings are actually errected inside a cave and not along a cliff face like most dwellings at Mesa Verde or Montezuma.