The Gomez Peak Large Group Area, just south of the main grounds, will accommodate up to 200 people, with parking for up to 50 vehicles. Facilities include large covered pavilion, 12 tables (seating for up to 96 people), pedestal BBQ grills, vault toilets, trash cans, volleyball and horseshoe pits.
As with all Little Walnut day use areas, no firewood is available. Plan to bring charcoal or wood for cooking as needed. Pets permitted on a leash only (remember to clean up after your pet). No horses allowed in the picnic grounds. Potable drinking water is available at the site.
The Gomez Peak Group Use Area, just south of the main grounds, can accommodate up to 200 people, with parking for 50 vehicles. Facilities include covered pavilion with 12 tables (seating for up to 96 people, handicap accessible area), 2 large pedestal grills, vault toilets, trash cans, volleyball sand court & poles, and horseshoe pits. No firewood available.
Fire restrictions may be implemented during fire season and may restrict your ability to use the wood/charcoal grills. Please contact the Silver City Ranger District for up to date information, (575) 388-8201.
Discharge or lighting of any type of fireworks is strictly prohibited.
Shooting of any firearms, including air guns/paintball guns, in any of the picnic areas is prohibited.
Pets are allowed at the facility, but must remain on a leash. Please be courteous and pick up after your pet.
Use of ATV’s within the picnic ground is not allowed.
All confetti use is prohibited
Speed limit within picnic grounds is 10 mph.
Excessive consumption of alcohol which leads to disruptive behavior will not be tolerated.
The Gomez Peak Pavilion offers views of Gomez Peak and Eighty Mountain, and is surrounded by a Ponderosa and Pinyon-Juniper landscape. Deer, squirrels and a variety of birds can often be seen at the site.
The popular Gomez Peak/Little Walnut Trail System can be accessed from the Gomez Peak Pavillion. Numerous loops of trails can be hiked from this location and is a popular attraction for mountain bikers and hikers alike.
For campground inquiries, please call: 575-388-8201
Gomez Peak Pavilion can be accessed from Silver City by driving north on Little Walnut Road from US Highway 180 for approxiamatley 5 miles.