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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: nature

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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YUCCA, SOTOL, AND BEARGRASS

These Iconic Plants of Southern New Mexico Were Nature’s Grocery Store, Pharmacy, Fabric Shop, and Hardware Store for the Native Americans of Southwest New Mexico SHOWTIME IN THE HIGH CHIHUAHUAN DESERT Beginning sometime in June, and generally peaking in early … 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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