Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument


Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument

Infobox_protected_area | name = Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument
iucn_category = III



caption =
locator_x = 78
locator_y = 120
location = Catron County, New Mexico, USA
nearest_city = Silver City, NM
lat_degrees = 33
lat_minutes = 14
lat_seconds = 25
lat_direction = N
long_degrees = 108
long_minutes = 16
long_seconds = 51
long_direction = W
area = convert|533|acre|km2|2
established = November 16, 1907
visitation_num =
visitation_year =
governing_body = National Park Service

Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument is a U.S. National Monument in the Gila Wilderness of southwestern New Mexico. The convert|533|acre|km2|2|sing=on national monument was established on November 16, 1907. It is located in the extreme southern part of Catron County. People of the Mogollon culture lived in these cliff dwellings from the 1280s through the early 1300s. [ [http://www.nps.gov/gicl/ National Park Service official site for Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument] ]


References

* [http://www.nps.gov/history/nr/travel/amsw/ American Southwest, a National Park Service "Discover Our Shared Heritage" Travel Itinerary]


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