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Big Ditch Park, Silver City

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  • 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...  more »
  • 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.  more »
  • 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.  more »
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  • The best place to go for a walk in town outside of the monsoons. Cool in the summer heat, and easy to cross all streets. Help keep it clean and safe. Take your dog for a walk or contribute another mural. The ditch is always down.
  • Very amazing trail and bridges next to a small stream that often bulges into a river during floods. Was once the main street, and today may be revived with rear-facing businesses, especially near the old roller rink soon to be a brewery and tasting room.
  • I was born in Silver City 1948. I used to cross over the "arroyo" Big Ditch when I attended elementary school 1953-1957. It was on a very narrow steel bridge which I found scary but I had to do it. I also remember playing in the arroyo but I can't remember how we got down into it. Must have been a path somewhere. I still consider Silver City my home town with cherished memories of my family & friends.
  • Again while in Silver we walked along the creek. If you find a place with pictures of the big floods of the past you will learn why this is named the Big Ditch. That said just take a stroll along the creek in old down town Silver City. it is a wonderful, peaceful, shady, series of benches, stairs and walkways along the creek. With several bridges it is easily accessible from either side of the creek and is a nice escape, especially on a warm afternoon. Sometime it is a great place to read undisturbed. Sometimes it is the site of a roaring creek. Come on over and take a walk, it is always pleasing!
  • the history behind this is incredible a must see

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