755,000. Acres of the Gila National Forest administratively labeled as wilderness on June 3, 1924

1933. Year the original wilderness area was divided into the Gila and Aldo Leopold wildernesses, which today total 760,030 acres

1. Free-flowing river

528,000. Average number of annual visitors to the 3.3-million-acre Gila National Forest

15. Number of federally threatened, endangered, or candidate species found in the Gila National Forest

248. Miles of the Continental Divide Trail that pass through the Gila National Forest

27. Percent of all aspen forest and woodlands in the Forest Service’s Southwestern Region found in the Gila National Forest

616. Stairs along the one-mile trail through Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument

196. Square feet of space at the top of the mogollon baldy lookout tower

126. Miles of regular maintenance completed by Gila BackCountry Horsemen in 2023

Read more: Occupied by the early Mogollon people in the 1270s, Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument offers a glimpse into the lives and culture of these early inhabitants.