Day Hiking

Hikers traverse the hillside trail above Whitewater Canyon.The Gila National Forest has 1,927 miles of trails -- with 891 miles of trails in non-wilderness/non-motorized areas. 861 miles of trails are in designated wilderness areas.  Numerous interesting short trails provide the casual hiker an insight into the natural and cultural landscapes of the Gila. Many campgrounds have trailheads nearby leading into the Gila Wilderness, the Aldo Leopold Wilderness and the ...

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Day Hiking Areas

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