Little Walnut (Group Picnic Sites)

Gila National Forest

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Overview

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 Little Walnut West Group Area can accommodate up to 50 people, with parking for 10 vehicles. Facilities include eight (8) tables, three (3) pedestal grills, vault toilets and trashcans. 

The Little Walnut East Group Area can accommodate up to 75 people, with parking for 15 vehicles. Facilities include 10 tables, one (1) serving table, four (4) pedestal grills, vault toilets and trashcans.

For all group use areas, no firewood is available and camping is prohibited.

Recreation

The popular Gomez Peak/Little Walnut Trail System can be accessed from the Little Walnut Group Sites. Numerous loops of trails can be hiked from this location and is a popular attraction for mountain bikers and hikers alike.

Facilities

The Little Walnut West Group Area can accommodate up to 50 people, with parking for 10 vehicles. Facilities include eight (8) tables, three (3) pedestal grills, vault toilets and trashcans. 

The Little Walnut East Group Area can accommodate up to 75 people, with parking for 15 vehicles. Facilities include 10 tables, one (1) serving table, four (4) pedestal grills, vault toilets and trashcans

Natural Features

The Little Walnut Group Sites offer views of Gomez Peak and is surrounded by a Ponderosa and Pinyon-Juniper landscape. Deer, squirrels and a variety of birds can often be seen at the site.

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