Gomez Peak Large Group Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

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 Gomez Peak Large Group Area.  These group sites/picnic areas are open.  Anyone reserving these sites is required to follow local, State, and federal laws including COVID restrictions.  Please ensure you are fully aware of any COVID restrictions for the State and County where these group sites are located. 

(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 leash only (remember to clean up after your pet). No horses allowed in the picnic grounds.
Photo of sign at Little Walnut/Gomez Peak Photo of picnic area at Little Walnut East photo of picnic area at Little Walnut west

At a Glance

Operational Hours: As of 10/25 this area will be observing winter hours from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
 
Reservations: Reservations can be made at Recreation.gov.
Area Amenities: Accessible,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees Reservation required, $40.00 per day fee for use
Permit Info: Reservations only at Recreation.gov.
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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Activities


Picnicking

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Group Picnicking

Located just outside Silver City, the Little Walnut-Gomez Peak picnic grounds provide a pleasant day use area for small or large groups and individuals/families.  As of 10/25 this area will be observing winter hours from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The Silver City Ranger District offers 3 reservable large group picnic areas within the Gomez Peak – Little Walnut day use area, as well as individual picnic sites. All areas have vault toilets, picnic grills, and tables. In addition, the largest area also offers added amenities of a covered shelter, volleyball court, and horseshoe pits.

For all areas within the Little Walnut - Gomez Peak day use areas, no firewood is available and overnight camping is prohibited.  For group sites, rentals must be paid at time of reservation and rental fee is non-refundable. 

For information on the picnic areas, see: Little Walnut (East, West, Individual/Family) or Gomez Peak Large Group Area.

Reservations are made using Recreation.gov.

Gomez Peak Large Group Area

(Reservation required, $40.00/day)

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 leash only (remember to clean up after your pet). No horses allowed in the picnic grounds.

General Info:

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Status: Open
Status description: Open year-round, weather permitting
Fees: $40.00 per day
Reservation required?: Y
Permit required?: Y
Hours of Operation: As of 10/25 this area will be observing winter hours from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. .
Rental info: Reservations can be made on Recreation.gov.

Amenities

Picnic tables
Fee charged for some activities $40.00 per day
Parking
Toilets 2 vault toilets
Accessible
Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
32.849327

  Longitude : 
-108.277382

  Elevation : 
6,453 Feet

 



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