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

Category Archives: nature

Fall Color in Southwest New Mexico

FALL ENCHANTMENT IN THE GILA RIVER COUNTRY OF SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO Color, Light and Shadow Amongst the Floodplain Cottonwoods and Sycamores Each year between the last two weeks of October and the first two weeks in November, visitors to Casitas … Continue reading

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Summer Solstice in Southwest New Mexico

SUMMER SOLSTICE LIGHT AND SHADOW ON BEAR CREEKAT CASITAS DE GILA GUESTHOUSES CYCLES OF SOLSTICE ON BEAR CREEK Guests that return to Casitas de Gila Guesthouses at different times of the year will observe, while sitting in front of their … 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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Southwest Hummingbirds & Butterflies

A SUPER ABUNDANCE OF HIGH DESERT NECTAR SLURPERS ABOUNDWITHIN THE BEAR CREEK NATURE PRESERVE August is High Season for Hummingbirds and Butterfliesat Casitas de Gila Guesthouses THE BEAR CREEK NATURE PRESERVE In 1999, the Bear Creek Nature Preserve was created and … Continue reading

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Michael & Becky O'Connor, Owners
50 Casita Flats Rd • PO Box 325
Gila, New Mexico 88038

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