70 Double E Ranch Road ~ Gila, NM ~ 575-535-2047
Cozy Furnished Cabins Tucked Against the Gila National Forest
Double E Ranch you'll
find a real piece of
old west history hidden in southwestern New Mexico, less than 5 hours from major cities in the southwest: Phoenix, Tucson, Albuquerque, or El Paso. Click to
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We are approximately 250
miles (5.5 hours) from Albuquerque. From the airport, get
onto I-25, heading south. At Socorro, exit onto Highway 60 South, driving
through Socorro. Make sure your gas tank is topped off before leaving
Socorro. The distances are great...the gas stations are few. Watch for the sign indicating Highway 60 makes a right
turn. Continue through Magdalena, to Datil. Watch your speed limits! The
road is very straight and some are tempted to push the pedal down a bit.
Be advised NM State Highway Patrol will be happy to "welcome" you.
turn left onto Highway 12 and continue to Reserve. In Reserve, Highway 12
makes a right turn. Follow Highway 12 about 7 more miles to Highway 180, turn left
onto Highway 180 and drive south till you get to Cliff. At Cliff, turn
left onto Highway 211. Drive past the school, bear to the right at the
"Y", continuing across the Gila River.
Once in Gila, bear to the
left at the next "Y" onto Highway 153, go 1 short block to
Hooker Loop. There will be a
small trailer park on your right. Turn right onto Hooker Loop 3
miles. Watch for the Ranch sign. Bear to the right onto Double E
Ranch Road at the Ranch
sign. Once on Double E Ranch Road, drive all the way to the bottom of the hill, watching the signs. DO NOT turn onto Casita Flats Road. It is a private road.
an easy 5 hour drive from the airport in Phoenix. Highway 60 East, toward Globe. At Globe,
continue on Highway 70 through the San Carlos Apache Reservation, and into Safford. (Last opportunity to buy gasoline for
100 miles.) Drive east out of Safford, on Highway 70 about 10 miles, and turnleft onto Highway
191, which will take
you toward Morenci/Clifton. At the 3-way stop, continue driving east
without turning. Highway 191 becomes Highway 78 as you l begin to climb into the mountains. Be careful! Sharp curves, drive slowly! Dropping down out of the mountains,
through Mule Creek, you will intersect with Highway 180.
Right turn onto
180 South about 30 miles, through Buck Horn, to Cliff. In Cliff, turn left
onto Highway 211 all the way into Gila. At the fork in Gila, bear to the
left on Highway 153 one block, turning right onto Hooker Loop, 3.1 miles.
At Double E Ranch Road, bear right at the
Double E Ranch Sign. Once on Double E Ranch Road, drive all the way to the bottom of the hill, watching the signs. DO NOT turn onto Casita Flats Road. It is a private road.You will dead-end at Headquarters.
From Tucson: Highway 10 East.
Once in New Mexico, take "Silver City" exit at Lordsburg and follow it about a
mile to the Highway 70 Exit toward Silver City. Once you leave the
highway, you will travel north approximately 1 mile. Look for signs
"Silver City" (Highway 90). You will make a right turn onto Highway 90.
You will cross a large bridge near the Tyrone Mines. About 1 mile past
this bridge, on the left, look for "Truck By-Pass Road" and a sign for "Cliff".
Turn left onto Truck By-Pass Road. It will intersect with Highway 180.
Left turn onto 180 North. Once in Gila,
Highway 211 bears to the left. DO NOT BEAR LEFT! Continue driving
straight ahead. It becomes Hwy 153 for ONLY one block. There is a small (very unattractive) trailer park on your right. I promise this is not a representation of Gila and our area.Turn right onto
Hooker Loop 3.1 miles, bearing right at Double E Ranch Sign. Once on Double E Ranch Road, drive all the way to the bottom of the hill, watching the signs. DO NOT turn onto Casita Flats Road. It is a private road.
From El Paso:
We are an easy 3.5 hour drive from the airport in
El Paso. Exit the airport, following signs to Highway 10 West. At
Deming turn North (right) onto Highway 180 North. Follow 180 North through Silver City, watch for the right turn at the Sonic Drive-In; continue North on Highway 180 about 25
miles (mile marker 89), turn right onto Highway 211 to Gila. The Town of
Gila is 4 miles. Once in Gila, you will arrive at a fork in the road. Continue driving straight
for ONE BLOCK to Hooker Loop. DO NOT follow 211 to the left! Turn right onto Hooker Loop
driving 3.1 miles to Double E Ranch Road. Bear right at Double E Ranch
Sign and follow the signs. Once on Double E Ranch Road, drive all the way to the bottom of the hill, watching the signs. DO NOT turn onto Casita Flats Road. It is a private road.You will dead-end at Headquarters.
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New Mexico Cabin Rental
Updated February 2019
Debbie & Alan Eggleston