Fall Splendor Geocache near Fort Bayard, NM

Fall Splendor Geocache near Fort Bayard, NM

This is close to the road with parking geocache just off the road that goes through historic Fort Bayard, NM into the woods.   https://www.google.com/maps/place/Fort+Bayard,+NM+88061/@32.8123016,-108.1455337,86m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m5!3m4!1s0x86d8c9f097e7cfdf:0x35751e68b5ab49b5!8m2!3d32.7961863!4d-108.1503221?hl=en&authuser=0 Here’s the Geocaching.com map image:  

Miner's Camping Cabin Geocache Near Pinos Altos, NM

Miner’s Camping Cabin Geocache Near Pinos Altos, NM

Geocaching is a wonderful way to enjoy going to the woods, hiking and adding the fun of finding hidden treasures.  No, not real treasure, but trinkets and hidden items.  This cache is great because it has something to look at.  Notably, the old miner’s cabin foundation and some walls he built.  There are two videos […]

Bear Canyon Lake Near Silver City, NM

Bear Canyon Lake Near Silver City, NM

Duke, my Aussie, and I spent an hour or so today at Bear Canyon Lake near Mimbres, NM.  It’s a beautiful place, with some camping space and great fishing they tell me.  Check out this video, and watch till the end to see the most amazing century plant I’ve ever seen.

Forks Campground in Gila National Park

Forks Campground in Gila National Park

I took a Saturday afternoon drive, about an hour and a half out of Silver City due to the many switchbacks and slow road progress.  However, Highway 15 on the way to the Gila Cliff Dwellings is a beautiful drive, crossing the Gila River with campgrounds at riverside.  Here it is on the Enjoy Silver […]

Silver City NM Blues Festival 2017

Silver City NM Blues Festival 2017

The Silver City RV Park where I hang out is just a block away from Gough Park and the music was easily heard at my RV.  However, the sights, sounds and people make for great video.

Iron Creek Campground

Iron Creek Campground

Middle of the week, got the urge to set up the tent. I wanted to get a little altitude, so headed up Hwy 152 to check out the campgrounds. I settled on Iron Creek, as there were no other campers in it at the time. It was a nice private setting. See it on our […]

Tour of the Gila Bike Race

Tour of the Gila Bike Race

The Tour of the Gila Bike Race is 5 days of serious biking in and around Silver City, NM.  It was my first experience with the race as a bystander in 2017.  I took some photos of the in-town race on a really nice day weather-wise. I couldn’t find a count of entrants, but it […]

The Meadow Creek Scout Camp

The Meadow Creek Scout Camp

Tent camping in the Silver City, NM area is an adventure, if for no other reason than because the weather can be unpredictable. It is Saturday evening, May 5th, and I’m in the tent with the heater already running.