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Highlighted Trail Work

2023

Trail Accomplishments

Jan - Sept

Volunteer hours: 4123

# of logs removed: 1294

Miles of Deferred Maintenance: 45

Miles of Regular Maintenance: 118.5

Meals Made for trail projects: 446

& other trail work such as trail markers, tread work, sign making and installation, and brushing.

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2022
Trail Accomplishments

Volunteer hours: 5825

# of logs removed : 1246

Miles of Deferred Maintenance: 55

Miles of Regular Maintenance: 82.25

Meals Made for trail projects: 694

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Johnson Cabin Trail #225

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Trail work accomplishments: 

Johnson Cabin Trail #225 logged and brushed.

Map of accomplishments: Click here   

More Info: Click here

Funding by NWSA and NM Trails+ Grant

Why this Trail:

This trail travels through multiple ecosystems and ends at a historic mining cabin with fruit trees along Big Dry Creek.  Great views, water and wonderful fall colors.

Gilita Creek
(Middle Fork Trail # 157)

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Trail work accomplishments:

6 miles improved - see map for details

Map: Click Here

Photos and descriptions: Click here

Additional work in 2023

Funding by NFF, UGWA 

and NM ORD

Why these Trails: This trail follows Gilita Creek. It feels remote even though it is close to Willow Creek and Snow Lake.  The Creek travels by mixed conifer and ponderosa forests

Allie Canyon, Bear Canyon and Woodhaul Loop
 

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Trail work accomplishments:

Logged, brushed, tread work and trail markers

Map

Photos and Descriptions

Funding by GAOA, NM ORD Trails+ grant, & NFF MAP grant

Why this Trail: This is a great winter. spring and fall trail.  Interesting rock formations, views, diverse ecosystems, and water where you least expect it, and it is close to Silver City.  Multiple access points.  Great for day hikes and backpacking/horsepacking.

To learn about other trails that have been cleared.  Scroll down to see Gila BCH work. 

To see the map of trails cleared by us and other trail groups, click here

2023 Trail Accomplishments

Tadpole Ridge Trail # 232

Map 

Photos and Description - coming soon

 

Crest Trail #79

from Emory Pass to 2.25 miles

Map

Photos and Description

CDT - South of Sapillo Group Campground

Map

Photos and Description 

Rain Creek Trail #189

Map

West Fork Mogollon Trail # 224

Map

Photos and Descriptions

Iron Creek Mesa Trail # 171

Map

Photos and Descriptions 

Loop opened:

Allie Canyon Trail #100, Bear Canyon Trail #104 and Woodhaul Wagon Road Trail #55 

Map

Photos and Descriptions

Gilita Creek (Middle Fork Trail # 157)

Map

Photos and Descriptions

Bear Canyon Trail #55

Map

Photos and Descriptions

Loco Mountain Trail # 143 and Clayton Mesa Trail # 175

Map

Photos and Descriptions

CDT Upper Middle Fork & CDT High Route

Map

Photos and Descriptions

#164 over the Jerky Mtns,  Clayton Mesa Trail # 175 and West Fork Trail from Willow Creek

Map

Photos and Descriptions

# 160, #159 Miller Springs and part of #155 Turkey Creek

Map

Photos and Descriptions

Lilley Park Trail near Lilley & Woodland Park

Map

Photos and Descriptions

Bear Canyon Trail # 104

between Allie and Bear Canyon

Map

Photos and Descriptions

 

White Rocks Trail #27

& Green Fly Trail #26

Map

Photos and Descriptions

 

Railroad Trail # 96

(aka: Apache Creek trail

& Military Trail)

Map: Click here

Photos and Descriptions

 

Rain Creek Trail # 189

Map: Click here

Photos and Descriptions: Click here

Rabb Park Trail # 747

Map

6.5 miles - relogged

Photos and Descriptions

2022 Trail Accomplishments

Upper Mogollon Creek (Cienega) #177

Map: Click Here

Photos and Descriptions: Click Here

Little Dry Trail #180

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Photos and Descriptions: Click here

Big Bear Trail # 28 and more

Map: click here

Photos and Descriptions: Click here

 

Johnson Cabin Trail # 225

Map: Click Here

Photos and Descriptions: Click Here

Rain Creek Trail # 189

Map: Click here

Photos and Descriptions: Click here

#789 & Ring

Map: click here

Photos and description: click here

Allie Canyon Part 1

Map: click here

Photos and descriptions: coming soon

Gilita Creek (Middle Fork Trail # 157)

Map: Click Here

Photos and descriptions: Click here

Rocky Point, Aspen Canyon along the CDT in the Aldo

Map: Click here

Photos and descriptions: Click here

Sycamore Trail # 158, Turkey Creek trail #155 (over the Diablos) and Granite Peak Trail #150

Map: click here

Photos and Descriptions: Click Here

Holt Apache Trail # 181 & Johnson Cabin Trail #225

Map: click here

Photos and Descriptions: Click Here

and here

Rabb Park Trail # 747

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Photos: Click Here 

and Here

Rain Creek Trail

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Photos: Click Here

Sycamore Canyon Trail #234. Sheep Corral Trail #231, Snow Creek Trail #233

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Photos: Click Here

Logging from Woody's Corral

Map: Click Here

Photos: Click Here

Military Road Trail #709

Map: Click Here

Photos: Click Here

Mogollon Creek Trail # 153

Improved .75 miles of trail from 1.5 to 2.25 from the trailhead

Map: Click Here

Photos: Click Here

Trail Kiosk at Gila Center

See updated Gila Wilderness trail information at Gila Cliff Dwellings Visitor Center.  We keep this updated.

Junction Sign Making project

These signs will be put up during the trail season during trail projects

2021 Trail Accomplishments

Photo Summary:

Click Here

Volunteer hours: over 7500

# of logs removed : 1709 

Miles of trail significantly improved: 130

# of Trail Project: 25 +

Meals Made for trail projects: 744

# of trail volunteers: 262 

Scenic Trail #796 &

Crest Trail #79 towards Sawyer Peak

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Photos: Click Here

Rain Creek Trail #189

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Photos: Click Here

& Here

Flying V #706

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Photos: Click here

Homestead #101

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McKnight Canyon #92

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Bear Creek Trail # 104 &

Woodhaul Wagon Rd Trail # 55

Map: Click here

Diablos and Mckenna Park Area

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Photos: Click here

Railroad Trail #96

Map: Click here

Photos: Click here

Gilita Creek (Middle Fork Trail # 157)

Map: Click here

Photos: Click here

CDT near Signal Peak

Map: Click here

Photos: Click here and here

Sam Martin Trail # 23 &

Phase 1 of the Homestead Trail # 101

Map: Click here

Photos: Click here

Gallinas Canyon Trail # 129,

East Railroad Canyon Trail # 130

& Railroad Canyon Trail # 128

Map: Click here

Photos: Click Here

Facebook Photos: Click here

 

Spring Canyon Trail # 247 (Sapillo Creek), Gila River Trail # 724, Sheep Corral Trail #231

Map: Click here

Photos and Descriptions: Click here

Middle Fork Trail # 157 from Clayton Mesa Trail (# 175) to Flying V (# 706)

Map: Click here

Photos and Descriptions: Click here

Gilita Creek (Middle Fork Trail # 157) - 1.7 miles

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Photos and Descriptions: Click here

Loco Mtn Trail # 143

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Holt Apache Trail # 181

Map: click here

Photos and Descriptions: click here

Mimbres River Trail # 77

Map: click here

Photos and Description: click here

Big Bear Trail # 28

Map: click here

Photos and Description: click here

Trails near Woodland Park and Prior Cabin

Map: click here

Photos and description: click here

Mogollon Creek Trail # 153 & Rain Creek Trail # 189

Map: click here

Photos: click here

Military Road Trail # 709

map: click here

photos: click here

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