Gomez Peak Large Group Area

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

For reservations, please contact the Silver City RD in person at 3005 E Camino del Bosque.

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Gomez Peak Large Group Area
(Reservation required, $40.00 per day fee for use)
The Gomez Peak Large Group Area, just south of the main grounds, will accommodate up to 200 people, with parking for up to 50 vehicles. Facilities include large covered pavilion, 12 tables (seating for up to 96 people), pedestal BBQ grills, vault toilets, trash cans, volleyball and horseshoe pits. 
As with all Little Walnut day use areas, no firewood is available. Plan to bring charcoal or wood for cooking as needed. Pets permitted on a lease only (remember to clean up after your pet). No horses allowed in the picnic grounds.
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At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed indefinitely to protect public health and align with state and local measures to contain the COVID-19 outbreak. Visit https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/gila/alerts-notices for more information.
Operational Hours:  The area is generally open from 8:00 a.m. until sunset during the spring, summer and fall. Winter hours vary.
Reservations: A reservation is required and must be done in person at the Silver City Ranger District at 3005 E Camino del Bosque, Silver City, NM
Area Amenities: Accessible,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees Reservation required, $40.00 per day fee for use
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Busiest Season: Spring and Summer
Restrictions: Day use area only, available for large group day rental. Pets allowed on leash only. No horses allowed in the picnic grounds.
Closest Towns:  Silver City, NM
Water: No
Restroom: 2 vault toilets

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Picnic tables
Toilets 2 vault toilets
Fee charged for some activities $40.00 per day
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