Category: Gila National Forest

Photo of the Day: 4.30.20

Our last full day in the Gila National Forest, we hiked more of the Continental Divide Trail heading north from the campsite.  It was a steady climb as we headed towards Jack’s Peak. With an elevation of 7,553 feet, the peak is one of…

Photo of the Day: 4.29.20

± I carried my second cup of coffee outside this morning and enjoyed listening to the bird songs while I sipped.  As I gazed into the Arizona White Oak near me, I noticed movement and was immediately aware of several lizards climbing up into…

Photo of the Day: 4.28.20

Today we hiked the Continental Divide Trail running south from our camping area in the Gila National Forest.  I came upon this cute little flower along the trail.  It’s the only one I saw for the entire distance that we hiked.  I identified it…

Photo of the Day: 4.27.20

We moved over to New Mexico yesterday to a dispersed camping area in the Gila National Forest.  The Continental Divide Trail runs right through here and we embarked on a short hike along part of the trail today.  The terrain is soooo very different…