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Gila Wilderness Area, West Fork Road, Gila Hot Springs, Grant County, New Mexico, United States of America (33.21322 -108.47305)
The Gila Wilderness is located in southwest New Mexico, north of Silver City and east of Reserve. It contains the West Fork, Middle Fork and much of the East Fork of the Gila River; riverside elevations of around 4,850 feet (1,480 m) are the lowest in the wilderness. The Mogollon Mountains traverse an arc across the wilderness. The tallest peak within this range, Whitewater Baldy at 10,895 ft (3,321 m), is in the northwest part of the wilderness along with several other summits more than 10,000 ft (3,048 m) high. At the northeast corner is prominent Black Mountain rising to at 9,287 ft (2,831 m). The Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument is adjacent to the wilderness.