Category Archive Southwestern New Mexico

New Mexico's Best Kept Secret

New Mexico’s Best Kept Secret: The Gila National Forest

Want to know New Mexico’s Best Kept Secret? It’s the Gila National Forest. The Gila is truly a hidden gem in Southwestern New Mexico. It is 3.3 million acres and is best known for its wilderness areas (the Gila, Aldo Leopold, and Blue Range Wildernesses). In fact, the Gila Wilderness was established in 1924 as the […]


Gila Wilderness

The Gila Wilderness Celebrates 94 Years. Happy Birthday!

One of the largest National Forests in the continental United States is the Gila National Forest (3.3 million acres!) The Gila consists of the Aldo Leopold Wilderness, the Blue Range Wilderness, and the Gila Wilderness. Most noteworthy is the Gila Wilderness. On June 3, 1924, it was set aside as the first nationally designated wilderness. […]


New Mexico Summer Events

New Mexico Summer Events That Will Make You Book Your Trip Today!

Geronimo Trail Guest Ranch still has availability for mid-June through mid-July. Plus there are many New Mexico summer events in June and July for you to take advantage of! Although we are located in Southwestern New Mexico, our elevation is about 6,800 feet. The Black Range Mountains of the Gila National Forest shelter us beneath the […]


New Mexico Digital Detox

New Mexico Digital Detox

Vacation is a time when you are looking to recharge and reconnect (either with others or with yourself). However, that can be difficult when you rely on your electronic devices day and night. So it’s time for a New Mexico digital detox! Technology is a part of our everyday lives. But vacation is the chance […]


March Events in New Mexico

March Events in New Mexico

Geronimo Trail Guest Ranch opens for the season in March and we still have availability. Plus there are several March events in New Mexico to take advantage of! The beauty of being located in Southwestern New Mexico in the Gila National Forest is our weather. March typically finds most of the country in the grips […]