The Gila National Forest is located in the southwest corner of New Mexico.
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Welcome to the

Gila National Forest





Autumn Hike Changing Colors Green and Yellow Mosiac


2013 Flood Impacts Remain in Some Areas

Work continues on areas of the forest impacted by the 2013 and 2014 floods. Forest visitors are encouraged to check with the local Ranger District office to get current information on conditions prior to venturing to the forest.. 


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Check out our Facebook, Flickr and Twitter sites for some great pictures and the latest Forest updates.

Recent News


Gila Monster - August 2015 Newsletter

Gila Monster Newsletter

Articles in this edition include a message from the Forest Supervisor, Twin Pines excavation, Forest Plan Revision update, West Point Cadet and employee comings and goings.


Ranger Roundup - Reserve RD

View from Negrito Lookout

Read the October edition of the Ranger Roundup about the Reserve Ranger District. 

Silver City Ranger District Trails

Update on Silver City Ranger District Trails

Thanks to employees, partners and volunteers, a lot of great work has been accomplished on Silver City Ranger District Trails. 


High School Spring Break Project

Students spend spring break on Black Range Ranger District

This is the 17th year that Hot Springs High School students have volunteered on the Black Range Ranger District during their spring break.

Walk in the Past, Trail #616

Educational signs along the Walk in the Past, Trail

Walk in the Past, Trail #616

Fire Danger Level: Low