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Address: Silver City, NM
Phone Number: +1 575-538-5555
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Nice walk away from heat

The promenade was once Main Street before the big flood of 1895. They've developed it as a place to collect runoff from the rains. It does stretch for quite a distance with lots... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 June 2016
jud7
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Houston, Texas
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Gold Canyon, AZ
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25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

Go ahead, take a long stroll and enjoy. We loved sitting and listening to the water and being in the shade.

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Tn.
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27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

nice area with a really great story of how the "ditch" became the "ditch. Nice town, some very nice restaurants and shopping. Close to many smaller town and Las Cruces (spelling) is about 100 miles away and well worth the drive. Silver City is at about 5900 feet which helps to make it comfortable in June.

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Houston, Texas
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

The promenade was once Main Street before the big flood of 1895. They've developed it as a place to collect runoff from the rains. It does stretch for quite a distance with lots of places to sit and escape the heat. Lots of trees and native plants line the paved walkway. It is handicap accessible in most spots. We did... More 

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Home Sweet Home, USA
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44 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

It';s really nice catching the ditch shade down in downtown Silver City. This walk has so much potential and they're always improving it. The Youth Center was hard at work with the goal of making a new section from the visitor's center that could be taken with a stroller or walker. What a perfect project for the town and great... More 

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Chandler, Arizona
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23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Fascinating Visitors Center at Big Ditch Park has the story of the flood that wiped out Main Street and created a 55 foot deep ditch. Now lined with trees and long walking path. Billy the Kid lived in a cabin here. Reproduction open for tour. Good for all ages. One block from downtown.

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2 Thank DTYD
Angel Fire, NM
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86 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

I found the park after visiting the history museum so I thought it was pretty interesting. It's definitely not for people who have trouble with stairs. It looks like it would be pretty dark at night too. It was a pretty walk with the dog with plenty of spots to sit and just enjoy the sound of water. Hint: if... More 

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1 Thank Kate G
NJ
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352 reviews
151 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

We stopped off overnight in Silver City on the way to the Gila Cave Dwellings and hoped to visit the Big Ditch Park next morning before leaving. Though we asked directions they led us only to a bridge from which the Big Ditch could be seen below. We could find nothing to guide us into the park itself or to... More 

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Silver City, New Mexico
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5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

Wish everyone could walk this waterway 12 months out of the year. This is not an ADA walkway but is very easy for anyone mobile......

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Thank Ernesto S
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119 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Paths and bridges offer a pleasant walk and some nice photo ops. Park changes with the seasons; stark and icy in winter, pretty with new growth in spring, cool and refreshing in summer.

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Thank wego2places
Vail, Arizona
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

Although a beautiful and creative way to salvage the remnants of a town disaster, my friend and I were a little concerned about safety in the park. It was deserted and a little dark when we wanted to walk there. As first time visitors to Silver City, we were unsure about strolling there without knowing if the park is lighted... More 

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