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Southwestern Guesthouses on 265 Acres
near Silver City, New Mexico
overlooking Bear Creek and the Gila Wilderness

Casitas de Gila Nature Blog

Casitas de Gila Nature Blog

Category Archives: Bear Creek

The Great Snow of January 2015

AN EXCEPTIONAL SNOWFALL THAT TRANSFORMED CASITAS DE GILA GUESTHOUSES INTO A WINTER WONDERLAND WINTER CLIMATE IN THE SOUTHWEST: CONTROLLING FACTORS, AVERAGES, AND EXCEPTIONS The average Winter snowfall received at Casitas de Gila Guesthouses and Southwest New Mexico is a function … Continue reading

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A Magnificent Southwest Landscape

TURTLE ROCK: CENTERPIECE OF A MAGNIFICENT LANDSCAPE IN SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO Sacred Site of the Mogollon People, Craggy Stronghold for the Apache, Landmark for the Pioneers, Gateway to Bear Creek, and Nature’s Monument to Beauty TURTLE ROCK: NATURE’S GIFT DOWN … Continue reading

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The Desert Dry Wash or Arroyo

THE DESERT DRY WASH (aka Arroyo): AN ICONIC LANDFORM OF THE AMERICAN SOUTHWEST An Exploration into the Natural History of the Dry Wash Trail at Casitas de Gila Guesthouses in Southwest New Mexico THE DESERT DRY WASH OR ARROYO: ICONIC … Continue reading

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A Southwest New Mexico Flash Flood

THE GREAT BEAR CREEK FLASH FLOOD OF SEPTEMBER 22, 2014 Documenting a Major Flash Flood on Bear Creek at Casitas de Gila Guesthousescaused by Remnants of Hurricane Odile in Southwest New Mexico   THE SETUP: HURRICANE ODILE MAKES LANDFALLON MEXICO’S BAJA … Continue reading

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Becky & Michael O'Connor, Owners
CASITAS DE GILA GUESTHOUSES & ART GALLERY
50 Casita Flats Rd • PO Box 325 • Gila, New Mexico 88038
575-535-4455

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