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Big Ditch Park

Silver City, NM
+1 575-538-5555
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Interesting

It is interest about how two major floods cause the earth to make this big ditch...other than that... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2018
Robert B
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Soldotna
Surprise seclusion

A lovely but short walk along the Big Ditch. One side is a wide walkway with benches here and... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2018
fasterhorses
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NM
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good34%
  • Average29%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“main street” (23 reviews)
“big ditch” (45 reviews)
“nice walk” (4 reviews)
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Silver City, NM
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+1 575-538-5555
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"big ditch"
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"nice walk"
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"middle of town"
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"walking trails"
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"interesting history"
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"visitor center"
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"small stream"
in 2 reviews
"lovely spot"
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"downtown area"
in 3 reviews
"mother nature"
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"native plants"
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"picnic tables"
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"stroll"
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"bridge"
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"creek"
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

It is interest about how two major floods cause the earth to make this big ditch...other than that it looks like any other ditch.

Thank Robert B
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

A lovely but short walk along the Big Ditch. One side is a wide walkway with benches here and there, the other is a trail that weaves around tree trunks. A surprising bit of the wild in the middle of a city. There were (homeless?)...More

Thank fasterhorses
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

We were able to get some interesting photos of the bridges and foliage at Ditch Park but were dismayed by the bums hanging around....and the bottles, cans and other trash thrown down into the waterway below the bridges. Its a shame because the town has...More

Thank MaryEllenM27
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

I was a bit disappointed. This place has an interesting story but there is not much to see. It has great potential, if it was cleaned up.

Thank Wintermax
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Reviewed 1 December 2017

We strolled along the "ditch" and were impressed at the town's initiative to come up with this solution to flooding. Lots of nice walks and bridges to cross.

Thank bmonson
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

The Big Ditch is right behind the visitor's center. Very pretty, interesting history. I can't remember if they had picnic tables, but this would be a great place for a picnic

Thank newmexjags
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

The visitor center had a very friendly welcoming staff, then I walked down the shady trail along the big ditch. Very nice and peaceful and adjacent to the downtown area so you can park and walk to town.

Thank Margaret D
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

As a result of poor planning the original "main" street of Silver CIty was flooded numerous times and finally relegated to the "big ditch park" status.

Thank uphill69
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

It's a quiet, tranquil place to sit down and have a cup of coffee, take photos, and walk the bridge that connects the park to downtown. Lots of trees and a small stream that flows through the park. Don't be fooled, though. If there are...More

Thank Daniel K
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

A beautiful and shady retreat from the heat of the day - a nice space to spend some quiet time away from the norm.

Thank Marilyn S
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