Glenwood, New Mexico Travel Suggestions
Nestled on the western edge of the Gila Wilderness in southwest New Mexico, Glenwood is located on Hwy. 180, 70 miles north of Silver City and 30 miles south of Reserve - nearly equal distance (250 miles) from major cities of Albuquerque, Tucson, Phoenix, or El Paso - approx. 15 miles east of the Arizona border and 150 miles north of the Mexico border.
From Albuquerque NM. Rent a vehicle or contact Advanced Airlines for a flight to Silver City. We can pick you up the day before and return you the day after the pack trip. If car rental is decided, we suggest staying at the Frisco Lodging Co. Reserve NM. Check availability to stay at U-Trail ranch.
From El Paso, TX. Rent a vehicle or contact Silver Stage Lines 1-800-522-0162 for ground shuttle to Silver City. We can pick you up the day before and return you the day after the pack trip. In Glenwood, we suggest Whitewater Motel or Double T Homestead. Check availability to stay at U-Trail ranch.
From Tucson, AZ. Rent a vehicle. Check availability to stay at U-Trail ranch.
Glenwood, NM Accommodations
Reserve, NM Accommodations
U-Trail is 11 miles north of Glenwood on Hwy. 180. Traveling north, turn right (east) 1/2 mile past mile marker 41 — just before a bridge. Traveling south, turn left (east) just 1/2 mile past mile maker 40 — just after the bridge. Follow U-Trail signs to Wild Horse Mesa, just a short distance to the mesa top. We're at mile marker 40 1/2.
Glenwood is a great place to relax, take in spectacular scenery, enjoy a meal, visit gift shops, and meet friendly, folksy locals. Plenty of history here too. Billy the Kid and the Wild Bunch resided in these parts, as did the Apaches. Visit the old grave site of Cooney — the Calvary officer who started the mining town of Cooney. Geronimo was born just to the east of Glenwood on the headwaters of the Gila.