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Canceled due to Covid :( Gila Cliff Dwellings, Backpacking and Hot Springs: 2 Nights

Fri, 2023-11-10
Carrie Shimek
Leader Email: 
Are dogs allowed?: 

Email, or text 505-695-1174, to coordinate if you are interested in joining us.

See info about pets at the bottom of this listing.

6 am Friday: Leave Los Alamos and meet up with participants coming from Santa Fe

  • We currently have room for 2 people in our car (and at the Hot Springs campsite) and other cars are welcome to join us

1-2 pm Friday: Arrive at Gila Cliff DwellingsNational Monument parking area

Saturday morning: Hike back to car(s) to drop off packs and then visit Cliff Dwellings

Saturday afternoon/evening: Drive to Gila Hot Springs Campground to camp overnight.

  • If you plan to camp at the Hot Springs, you are responsible for making your own reservation through the following website. Mention my name so they put us in the same area.
    • There is room for 2 people at our hot springs campsite for the first people who contact me.
    • There is currently only 1 more campsite available at this campground (as of 10/17/23) which fits "less than 4 people," according to the campground manager.
  • Cost for camping at the Hot Springs is $10/person/night PAYABLE IN CASH ONLY

Sunday morning: Drive home

Pets are allowed on the backpacking trail, but not on the trail to the Cliff Dwellings

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