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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

Tag Archives: geology

The Paradise Overlook Mountain Trail

A HIGH-DESERT NATURE HIKE TO A MOUNTAINTOP VISTA OVERLOOKING THE GILA WILDERNESS IN SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO AT CASITAS DE GILA GUESTHOUSES A VIEW FROM THE TOP Hiking in Nature, regardless of where it is undertaken, is a simple pleasure that … 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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SEEKING CHALCEDONY AND JASPER IN SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO

TWO UNIQUE GEMSTONES FOUND IN THE GILA COUNTRYOF SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO CHALCEDONY AND JASPER: QUARTZ GEMSTONES OF UNIQUE FORM AND COLOR Chalcedony and Jasper are two distinct gemstone varieties of the diverse quartz mineral family that occur abundantly throughout the … Continue reading

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THE SAN FRANCISCO RIVER BACKCOUNTRY

  EXPLORING HISTORY AND WILDERNESS IN THE SAN FRANCISCO RIVER BACKCOUNTRY IN SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO A Fascinating Landscape of Natural and Cultural History in the Old Southwest THE SAN FRANCISCO RIVER BACKCOUNTRY – A PLACE WHERE THE MAGNIFICENCE OF NATURE … 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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