cme up on this after we left the vistor center. Was a nice surpise to see how they had made use of the big ditch.
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We enjoyed learning the history behind the Big Ditch and how it formed. So we strolled along the access trails. Met a few homeless folks. Seemed gentle enough and we exchanged pleasantries. But, and a big BUT for the Big Ditch, if you're going to encourage visitors to spend time there, then spend time cleaning it up. Lots of litter,... More
Covered in trash and broken glass like the rest of Silver City. Homeless people all through the ditch park. People have been robbed and assaulted in the few months we lived in SC. Viscous dogs roam the area and even in downtown. My dog was attacked by 2 pitbulls two blocks off Bullard. This town is a trash hole, great... More
You can get an introduction to the Big Ditch at the visitors center and the museum. Learning it's history is essential to understanding the city and the struggles it has faced in its survival. The ditch is nearly a canyon and you will probably see it if you spend any time in Silver City but take a few moments to... More
It cuts right through the middle of the city. Nice to walk around even when winter/snowy. It's fairly small so it makes for a nice stop if you're walking around the main street.
This tree lined park and walkway goes through town just one half block east of the main street in Silver City. It follows a beautiful little creek. Great place for a rest or picnic.
This is a very nice place to walk from the Visitors Information Center to the older part of downtown. There are informative signs along the path. Nice walk over the bridge gives a great vantage point of the "Big Ditch",
To find the park, look for the Gateway Arch over W. Broadway at N. Hudson and the Silver City Visitor Center will be on the corner at that intersection (you'll see a log cabin). The Big Ditch runs behind the Visitor Center and under the bridge on Broadway (at the arch). We parked (free) at the Visitor Center and explored... More
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