Scenic Tours 2019

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Lake Roberts - Site 14

Trail of the Mountain Spirits NATIONAL SCENIC BY-WAY

Photo by Jackie Blurton

Scenic To Tour T ur 3 HIGHLIGHTS

Gila River. (M37.8, NM15)The river flows through the Gila Nat’l. Forrest and contributes to the area’s scenic beauty. Site 9 S14

Gerómino Monument. (M42.4, NM15) Apache leader Gerónimo was born at the headwaters of the Gila River in 1829. Site 11a


Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument (M43.7, NM15) Built in the 13th century, 42 rooms within 5 natural caves. Site 12

Lake Roberts. (M22-24, NM35) Set aside by Congress in 1924 as the first wilderness area in the US. Site 14

Continental Divide. (M15.1, NM15) The 3,100 mile Continental Divide Trail runs between Mexico and Canada. Site 15

Fort Bayard National Historic Landmark. (M120.5, US180) Built in 1866 by the “Buffalo Soldiers” of the Ninth Calvary. Site 20