Your ultimate Mogollon New Mexico experience begins with your visit to the Silver Creek Inn. Book your stay today to enjoy dark sky stargazing, birdwatching, and photography. Or, find adventurous hiking and biking – just a walk out the door.
For more information about Mogollon New Mexico and the surrounding area, please see the following resources.
The Gila National Forest has spectacular scenery ranging from high cool mountains with aspen and douglas fir to warm semi-arid lowlands with juniper, oak and cactus. It is one of the more remote and least developed National Forests in the southwest. Covering 3.3 million acres of publicly owned forest and range land, the Forest is the sixth largest National Forest in the continental United States. The Forest is also home to the first proclaimed Wilderness area.
The Catwalk National Scenic Trail area offers a beautiful picnic spot next to Whitewater Creek, a challenging one mile trail along the historic water line route from the 1890’s, a trailhead access into the Gila Wilderness, a bird watcher’s paradise and a sense of place that creates images of an earlier time.
The New Mexico Birding Trail is finally a reality. Several agencies have chosen more than 40 sites of the most attractive birding locations throughout southwest New Mexico. A guide has been created that includes maps, birding tips, site descriptions and contact information. This should help you easily identify birding sites. (Mogollon and the Catwalk Recreation Area are included in the guide for sites 14 to 17.)
Official Web Site for Silver City and Grant County, New Mexico, presented by the Silver City – Grant County Chamber of Commerce: the gateway to information on living, retiring, vacationing and doing business in Southwestern New Mexico!
The Apache and Sitgreaves National Forests encompass over two million acres of magnificent mountain country in east-central Arizona. On the Sitgreaves, the major attractions for the visitors from the desert are the Mogollon Rim and eight cold-water lakes. The Apache National Forest ranges in elevation from 3,500 feet to nearly 11,500 feet and is named for the tribes that settled in this area. The area from Mount Baldy east to Escudilla Mountain is often referred to as the White Mountains of Arizona.
“One of the most impressive buildings is the Silver Creek Inn, which continues to serve customers today in an 1885 two-story adobe structure was known as the Mogollon House…”
“Today, Mogollon is an interesting ghost town comprised of old wooden and adobe buildings and nearby mining sites with only a handful of hardy year-round residents…”
“The Silver Creek Inn was built in 1885 and started out as the Mogollon House, which sold food and merchandise and rented rooms. In 1914, it was sold to barber, James Holland, from Philadelphia and it became a barbershop, general store, and inn for about 30 years...”
Where “Pies are our Passion.” We invite you to come to the center of our universe for some truly tasty pie, as well as homemade food. Come on up to the TOP OF THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE in Pie Town, New Mexico and treat yourself.
Pie Town Pies
Making Pies with the Pie Lady of Pie Town
By innkeeper, pie baker, writer, fiddler, hiker, and lover of nature, Kathy Knapp. Subject of PIE LADY OF PIE TOWN documentary. Also featured on the CBS Sunday Morning Show and the book PIE TOWN REVISITED.