Little Walnut-Gomez Peak Day Use Area
Adress: Silver City, New Mexico
Click here for a detailed Recreation Opportunity Guide [http://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/stelprd3803413.pdf] Click here for a Little Walnut Trail System Map [http://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/stelprd3803414.pdf] Please NOTE: Water is not available at the group or family picnic areas at Little Walnut. Located just outside Silver City, the Little Walnut-Gomez Peak picnic grounds provide a pleasant day use area for small or large groups and individuals/families. The area is generally open from 8:00 a.m. until sunset during spring, summer and fall; winter hours vary according to weather conditions. The Silver City Ranger District offers three reservable large group picnic areas within the Gomez Peak – Little Walnut day use area, as well as individual picnic sites. All areas have vault toilets, picnic grills, and tables. In addition, the largest area also offers added amenities of a covered shelter, volleyball court, and horseshoe pits. For all areas within the Gomez Peak – Little Walnut day use areas, no firewood is available and overnight camping is prohibited. For group sites, rentals must be paid at time of reservation and rental fee is non-refundable. For information on the picnic areas, see: Little Walnut (East, West, Individual/Family) or Gomez Peak Large Group Area. For reservations, please contact the Silver City Ranger District at 575-388-8201. Directions: From Silver City, travel north on U.S. Hwy 180 and turn on Little Walnut Creek Road and traverse approximately 6 miles. When the road curves to the west there will be signs for the picnic and day use areas.