Super 8 Motel - Silver City
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... even close to crowded. It's remote, being 45 or 50 miles from the small town of Silver City...and requires a 2 mile walk. While not that difficult, it is not for the timid and those afraid to travel. This keeps the crowds down.
We left the cliff dwellings and headed around a "loop", which was supposed to take us to several towns and attractions....which were wide spots in the road with most of the businesses closed or out ...
... Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument was something we had discovered before we left and we were really looking forward to seeing them. It is quite a drive to see the dwellings, traveling along mountain roads sometimes with drop offs on each side and of course, no guard rails. What is with that? We first went through the Gila National Forest then took the Mountain Spirits ...
... br> more here; http://www.travelpod.com/dashboard/entr y/1/1367697079
and about the park; http://www.emnrd.state.nm.us/SPD/cityof rocksstatepark.html
From any highpoint in the park
you look across a vast basin ringed by mountains, some thirty miles
away, in any direction! The elevation here is over five thousand
feet, the mountains that surround us reach up to eight thousand feet.
In fact, our ...
... a black shirt. It was 65 degrees, but I guess he was cold. He used to be in the music business, a band called Aces and Eights. Has a band now. Escaped the music business and came here.
McDonald's, where we go for wifi, is turning out to be rich with characters.. McDonald's in Lordsberg was also a bus stop. Stories. Silver city had a guy that entertained Scott for an hour.
We are at the KOA in Silver City. The owners are bikers and backpackers. The nicest people ...
... campground there is a Botanical Garden, Educational Tours and walks, hiking trail that lead to Petroglyphs, Star Observatory and Wildlife viewing. There is also a Visitor Center with exhibits and movie about the park. We found the volunteers and staff working the center and the campground very helpful and informative. New Mexico needs to put the money back into the state park by hiring more rangers. National and State Parks are the jewels of our ...