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Address: HC77, Box 11, Abiquiu, NM 87510
Phone Number: 505.685.4333
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Description: In a land of shifting light, boundless skies and fused culture, the 21,000...
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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The drive to Ghost Ranch from the southeast is a real gem, with the colors of the buttes and mesas and the layering of the exposed mountains. You pass Abiquiu dam and lake as... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania
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Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

The drive to Ghost Ranch from the southeast is a real gem, with the colors of the buttes and mesas and the layering of the exposed mountains. You pass Abiquiu dam and lake as well, which adds to the diversity of the area. The Ranch is interesting to browse the main visitor center, but the GEM was the hike to... More 

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Longmont, Colorado
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Unfortunately, many things in the Abiquiu area were not operating in the spring- even on the weekend. But the scenery was lovely and the weather cooperated. The most fun was the tiny Paleontology museum. The curator/paleontologist came in to show us special displays and even showed us some things that weren't yet ready for display. He was a hoot- so... More 

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Madison, Wi
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

What stunning landscapes! We hiked all the way to the end of Box Canyon and then did the hike by the ranch. Spectacular! Take your time to notice the light and the vegetation and the sky. Be sure and sign in at the visitor's center.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

When we hit Ghost Ranch it was snowing and pretty miserable so we didn't get out on any of the tours. This review is based solely on the museums and doesn't take any of the outdoors activities into consideration. There are 2 museums here. The first is a pretty good overview of the early residents with a good deal of... More 

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Bloomington, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We visited the Ghost Ranch on two different days. The first was to take a van tour into the otherwise closed off area where Georgia O'Keefe's home is located. The guide gives history about the artist and shows images of her paintings and where each was done. You got to get off the van to see more clearly but cannot... More 

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Malaucene, France
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15 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

In the 1980s for several years I spent a week each year at Ghost Ranch in a former wranglers' bunk house, had breakfast, lunch & dinner in the ranch mess hall, went outdoors landscape painting at the side of Georgia O'Keefe's house, saw birds, and went to the town of Abiquiu nearby on a mesa where I saw cowboys taking... More 

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santa fe NM, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

My visit to the Ghost Ranch was very informative with the knowledge I have added to my personal log book about Georgia O'Keeffe, her life and the history of her time spent in the Abiquiu area of New Mexico. Also, I was fortunate to spend time with Four of the best Wranglers at the stables on the Ghost Ranch property.... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I love the history of Ghost Ranch. There are several trails, horseback riding, a neat library, museums, and a labyrinth. The property vibe is very laid back and not commercial. It reminds me of the girl scout camp I attended as a child but geared toward adults. A nice way to spend the day while in Abiquiu.

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New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Give yourself the gift of the holidays in a beautiful peaceful surrounding without the summer crowds.

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Sarasota, Florida
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56 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

My husband and I first visited Ghost Ranch in 2008 and were immediately impressed with the landscape that inspired Georgia O’Keeffe. Ghost Ranch is about an hour south of Chama, NM and about an hour west of Taos. In 2008 we enjoyed a picnic lunch under the shade of the cottonwood trees looking out at the stunning red rock mesas.... More 

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