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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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.  The area is generally open from 8:00 a.m. until sunset during spring, summer and fall; winter hours vary according to weather conditions.

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. There is also a small key deposit required for the large group sites. The key deposit is refunded upon return of the keys.

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

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

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 lease 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: Varies per time of year, contact the Silver City Ranger District for more information 575-388-8201.
Rental info: To reserve the Gomez Peak or Little Walnut Group areas, please contact the Silver City Ranger District in person at 3005 E Camino del Bosque.

Amenities

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

Location

 
  Latitude : 
32.849327

  Longitude : 
-108.277382

  Elevation : 
6,453 Feet

 



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