Local Attractions

As you might imagine in a historical place like Burro Mountain Homestead, there are many local attractions that will appeal to you. We are located in Silver City, New Mexico, a good jump off point to visit:

Gila Cliff Dwellings
Gila Cliff Dwellings

Western New Mexico University
Western New Mexico University

  • Downtown Silver City
    Roam the thriving arts district in a place that once served as an Apache campsite.
  • The Silver City Museum
    Observe an interpretation of the unique history of southwestern New Mexico.
  • Western New Mexico University Museum
    Get a look at prehistoric southwestern pottery and artifacts.
  • Gila Cliff Dwellings
    Study the Mogollon culture from the 1280s through the early 1300s.
  • Fort Bayard
    Explore a fort that protected mining communities from the Apache Indians.
  • The Trail of Mountain Spirits
    Drive a trail made by mountain men, Spanish explorers and Native Americans.
  • Mining District
    View open pit and copper mines.

Burro Mountain Homestead is in the Gila National Forest and part of 3.3 million acres of the Gila National Wilderness, 400 miles of fishing streams, rugged mountains, deep canyons, meadows and a diverse mix of flora and fauna.


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Burro Mountain Homestead

665 Tyrone Road
Silver City, NM 88061
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