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Ghost Ranch

280 Private Drive 1708, US Highway 84, Abiquiu, NM 87510
+1 505-685-4333
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An amazing experience that I will be repeating this fall.

I attended an art workshop--just 7 days. I stayed in my camper in the campground on the Ghost... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2017
Kay C
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Allenspark, Colorado
The Ranch needs to define itself more clearly for the public

Ghost Ranch is beautiful. There's history there and beauty. Loved the hiking trails, views... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2017
sheldon9
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Troy, NH
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In a land of shifting light, boundless skies and fused culture, the 21,000 acre Ghost Ranch Education and Retreat Center in northern New Mexico is a place for renewal and retreat. The towering rock walls and vivid colors hold a hypnotic power. This is O’Keeffe Country.Visitors to Ghost Ranch will feel they’ve stepped back in time to days before the bells and whistles of technology vied relentlessly for our attention. People from all over the world come for spiritual development, to discuss issues of peace and justice, to work together in creation care, to paint, write poetry, to hike, ride horseback, to research globally renowned archaeological and fossil quarries… or simply to rest and renew their spirits. With over 300 courses each year, Ghost Ranch provides affordable ways to enrich your mind, body and soul.Available for overnight lodging as well, Ghost Ranch offers rustic , yet comfortable accomodations at a variety of price ranges to fit your budget. Our campground is open mid-May through early October.The Georgia O’Keeffe at Ghost Ranch Landscape Tour brings guests to a restricted area of the ranch to the scenes and actual locations of O’Keeffe’s paintings. O’Keeffe Landscape Tours are available mid-March through late-November. Reservations are required.
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LOCATION
280 Private Drive 1708, US Highway 84, Abiquiu, NM 87510
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280 Private Drive 1708, US Highway 84, Abiquiu, NM 87510
+1 505-685-4333
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

I attended an art workshop--just 7 days. I stayed in my camper in the campground on the Ghost Ranch grounds, and found it most accommodating/gorgeous views, etc. The staff was great; my instructor was a very accomplished professional artist as well as an exceptional teacher....More

Thank Kay C
Chris D, Guest Relations Manager at Ghost Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2017

Thank you for your review of Ghost Ranch. I am pleased you enjoyed your workshop and your time with us. I hope you will review our course catalog and return for another visit when your plans permit. You are always welcome to visit anytime you...More

Reviewed 26 February 2017

Ghost Ranch is beautiful. There's history there and beauty. Loved the hiking trails, views, horses and deer. But this place needs to define itself and let the public know exactly who and what it is. Since it was run by a church, I assumed it...More

1  Thank sheldon9
Chris D, Guest Relations Manager at Ghost Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2017

Thank you for your review of Ghost Ranch. I appreciate your analysis of our organization and have passed along your feedback to the management team. Our high season begins in spring and runs through early December. You happened to find us during our shoulder season...More

Reviewed 13 February 2017

Ghost Ranch has a long history, first as a getaway and hideout for cattle rustlers, then a dude ranch and then it catered to people who wanted privacy and remoteness in a beautiful setting. Arthur Pack, editor of Nature Magazine, owned it from 1936 and...More

2  Thank Pomatomus1
Chris D, Guest Relations Manager at Ghost Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2017

Thank you for your wonderful review of Ghost Ranch. I have passed along your review to our staff. I appreciate the time you took to detail our Ranch history and offerings. I could not have said it better. We hope you will return for a...More

Reviewed 13 February 2017

Spent a morning at Ghost Ranch. Beautiful scenery. Great for hiking. Two very interesting museums and very friendly staff. Peaceful place.. Has a dining hall too open for breakfast lunch and dinner.

Thank TMont
Chris D, Guest Relations Manager at Ghost Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2017

Thank you for your review of Ghost Ranch. I am glad you had the chance to experience our hiking trains and museums. I hope you will return to the Ranch on a future visit to northern NM to further explore all we have to offer.

Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We attended a friend's wedding reception here. What a special and amazing location. Her pictures turned out beautiful with the landscaping. The reception hall was the perfect setup with a transition to an outside area with the view of amazing stars. We stayed for 2...More

1  Thank kdxdana
Chris D, Guest Relations Manager at Ghost Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2017

Thank you for your review of Ghost Ranch. I am glad you had a chance to experience the Ranch and it's offerings while you were here for a wedding. We have quite a few weddings here yearly and with a number of locations and backdrops...More

Reviewed 10 February 2017

I wanted to thank and applaude your trail riding guide, Jeff, for such a great time, interesting stories and especially for putting me at ease. I hadn't been on a horse in years, and frankly petrified but Jeff put me at ease. He's a gem,...More

Thank Janet H
Chris D, Guest Relations Manager at Ghost Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2017

Thank you for your review of Ghost Ranch. I am pleased you enjoyed your trail ride and agree that Jeff has a way of making everyone feel at ease on a horse, myself included. I have passed along your kind words and hope to welcome...More

Reviewed 6 February 2017

I didn't stay long at Ghost Ranch, but even my short visit was a nice cap on a wonderful day of exploration. The entire area has a feeling of timelessness. I had spent the afternoon at Abiquiu Lake, enjoying respite from the relentless heat. It...More

1  Thank Asundermann
Chris D, Guest Relations Manager at Ghost Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2017

Thank you for your review of Ghost Ranch and the surrounding area. I hope you will return to the Ranch on a future visit to explore some of our offerings such as our hiking trails, museums, and tours. Each adds a layer of understanding to...More

Reviewed 18 January 2017

Coelophysis dinosaur fossils and the dinosaur museum were the big attraction for us. A massive number of Triassic fossils have been found at Ghost Ranch. There is also a rich history of :cowboy cattle rustling, locals reporting witches and giant snakes, that kill you if...More

1  Thank Susan M
Chris D, Guest Relations Manager at Ghost Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2017

Thank you for your review of Ghost Ranch. Your review is a wonderful snapshot of why Ghost Ranch remains a must see when in northern NM. I appreciate your taking the time to leave such a detailed description. I hope you will return to visit...More

Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

There is alot of history at the ghost ranch going back to the 1920's it's amazing Georgia O'Keeffe traveled from New York to there quite often. She even has a dinosaur museum there. The place is a very peaceful place it is like stepping back...More

Thank Paula P
Chris D, Guest Relations Manager at Ghost Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2017

Thank you for your review of Ghost Ranch. Our history actually reaches further back than the 1920's and we offer a History Tour to explain our colorful past, from cattle rustling to cowboys to Ms. O'Keeffe, it is quite an adventure. I am glad you...More

Reviewed 2 January 2017

Came here in winter. So many things to do here from contemplation and worship to horseback riding and a museum. But the biggest draw for me is pure natural beauty. The photos don't do it justice. But do bring a camera anyway! What a magnificent...More

Thank Bill M
Chris D, Guest Relations Manager at Ghost Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2017

Thank you for your review of Ghost Ranch. Each season reveals it's own beauty and secrets and winter is especially magnificent. I hope you will return to discover what the other seasons bring. Our hiking trails, museums, tours, and riding are open year round. I...More

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jtrifone
14 May 2017|
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Response from Kristen A | Property representative |
Yes, the rooms have electrical outlets. Thank you for your question.
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Response from WoodyMCP | Reviewed this property |
I stayed in a room so I don't have first hand knowledge of the RV area. I believe it is though as I recall seeing a few pets there.
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Sheri M
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Response from Thea W | Reviewed this property |
On-leash dogs are allowed on site only during the day, but not for any overnight stays.
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