casitas de gila guesthouses bed and breakfast new mexico 575-535-4455

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

Monthly Archives: January 2011

NEW TRAIL! The Hidden Spring Trail

As of this week, a new trail is open for guests staying at Casitas de Gila. This new trail is located on the northern end of our property and transects a 4.5 acre piece of land that we acquired in … Continue reading

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About two weeks before Christmas, three Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep – two ewes and a huge ram with a magnificent set of double-curled horns – took up residence on the cliffs above Bear Creek directly in front of the Casitas. … Continue reading

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The New Year dawns bright, but cold – very cold – reaching a low of 9°F overnight, with about 3 inches of snow still blanketing the ground from the big storm of Thursday, December 30. It’s a white New Year’s … Continue reading

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