Saddle Mountain Ruin

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Saddle Mountain Ruin

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Gila National Forest
3005 E Camino del Bosque
Silver City, NM 88061
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THIS ONE-ROOM CLIFF DWELLING IS INACCESSIBLE AND OFF THE MAIN PATH ALONG A DIRT ROAD IN WESTERN NEW MEXICO.

A short and steep walk will bring you very close to the ruin, where you have a beautiful view of the surrounding mountains.

Saddle Mountain Overview

fees-iconFree entry
dogfriendly-iconDog friendly
direction-iconFrom NM 12 & Hwy 180, go south 5 mi. Turn west on FR 232 about 10 mi. Park at the U-turn in the road.

Saddle Mountain Trail

distance-icon1 mi. round trip.
difficulty-iconModerate
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trailmapTrail Details:
There is no existing trail, but from the parking area, just hike 0.5 mi. north over the top of the ridgeline and keep left at the cliff. Continue between the two pinnacles and the rock face to the ruins.

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