News & Events

Christmas tree cutting permits available beginning Monday, November 19

Silver City, NM, November 1, 2018—For Immediate Release. Permits for cutting Christmas trees on the Gila National Forest will again be available at all ranger district offices starting Monday, November 19. Families can obtain their permit and cut the family Christmas tree during the Thanksgiving holiday along with any visiting family or friends and avoid the after Thanksgiving Day rush. For more information.

Wilderness Ranger District and Closing the Gates

Mimbres, NM, November 5, 2018—For Immediate Release. The Wilderness Ranger District is turning out their Forest Service horses and mules into the Fort Bayard Administrative Site. This pasture is part of Barrel Springs. The FS horses and mules may be seen adjacent to the Fort Bayard Hospital Road. There are multiple hiking and mountain biking trails in this area. For more information.