4600 E Pine Street
Deming, NM 88030
Phone: (575) 546-2661
Fax: (575) 546-6308
Formed about 34.9 million years ago when a very large volcano erupted, this truly geologic monument features large sculptured rock columns, or pinnacles, which rise as high as 40 feet. This park, located north of Deming and southeast of Silver City, includes camp sites, hiking trails, picnic areas, a desert botanical garden, and a visitor center/office complex with a large display area and modern restrooms with hot showers.
Visitors of the 240-acre Leasburg Dam State Park can enjoy camping, picnicking, bird watching, and seasonal activities such as fishing, canoeing, and kayaking.
For all those who love nature and have an adventurous streak in them, the Gila National Forest is the best bet. Apart from being a great natural reserve, Gila Forest boasts of a rich history. Mongolians, ranchers, miners and many other groups have lived here. This historical forest offers adventurous activities like horse riding, fishing, hunting, hiking and nature viewing and much more. That's not it, you can also camp at the various sites on offer. Apart from sporting activities, you can also explore the beautiful surroundings that feature different species of trees, flowers, insects and other wildlife. For more details, check website.
The Silver City Public Library is open Monday through Saturday beginning at 9:00 a.m.
Located in the pretty Silver City, the Gough Park plays host to a number of festivals such as the much-awaited Mimbres Region Arts Council Blues Festival and others. This lush park boasts some vintage pine and oak trees which provide visitors all the shade they need for a fun picnic or a walk. A gazebo right in the center is used to host the events that are well-attended by regulars and visitors.
"One of the five top birding sites in New Mexico," Percha Dam State Park is the perfect place to enjoy bird watching, camping, fishing, swimming and picnicking.