Prior Creek Trail

Seven hikers and three horsemen from the Gila Chapter of the Backcountry Horsemen NM completed a 5 day trail project in the Gila Wilderness, sawing deadfalls and lopping along Prior Creek Trail and Woodland Park Trail.

Thursday 7 of us met at Woody’s Corral and offloaded some of our gear to the horsemen, who would also pack in tools and foo. We hiked from the Cliff Dwellings parking area, first along the West Fork of the Gila River, and after 10 miles set up camp a few hundred feet below Prior Cabin near Prior Creek. The creek was not running, now just pools, so the horsemen had to camp at a tank some distance away.

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