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Address: Box 11 HC 77, Abiquiu, NM 87510-9600
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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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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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 in time in a way,full of history.

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South Florida, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 place.

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Chris D, Guest Relations Manager at Ghost Ranch, responded to this review

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 look forward to welcoming you back to the Ranch on a future visit to northern... More 

Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museums were quite nice -- good overview of the history of the area. The docent was incredibly helpful -- showed us where to see the baby dinosaur teeth fossils and gave us good tips for the hiking trails. We told him we were taking the landscape tour -- turns out his wife was the guide for that. As for... More 

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Chris D, Guest Relations Manager at Ghost Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Ghost Ranch. Even though the weather did not cooperate, I am pleased you took the opportunity to explore the other offerings of the Ranch. I hope you will return to enjoy our hiking trails the next time your travels bring you to northern NM. More 

Saskatoon, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have the inclination to paint in plein air don't hesitate to go to Ghost Ranch. There is something magical about this place, the vibrant colours, the mountains, the setting...I don't know but it is truly mystical. It is like Georgia is there with you painting.

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Chris D, Guest Relations Manager at Ghost Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Ghost Ranch. I am glad you had the chance to capture your vision of the Ranch and encourage all artists to come experience for themselves the majesty of our property. The spirit of Ms. O'Keeffe abounds throughout. More 

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

No wonder so many films were shot here. The scenery is fantastic and the views once you climb up to the top of the Chimney Rock Trail are amazing. A private ranch with a $5 per person fee (kids under 12 were free when we went). There are also other tours for larger fees taking you movie scene spots or... More 

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Chris D, Guest Relations Manager at Ghost Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Ghost Ranch. We offer a number of tours to highlight the richness and history of the Ranch, including a movie tour that visits the sites of many movie productions and an O'Keeffe tour that allows you to see the exact spots where she created some of her most iconic paintings. We hope to welcome... More 

Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

My husband and I decided to see a bit of New Mexico's countryside, so we trekked out to Ghost Ranch during our trip to Santa Fe. We had an incredible time hiking and exploring at Ghost Ranch, but the trails are not for the faint of heart. We had our 6 month old and 2.5 year old, and we hiked... More 

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Chris D, Guest Relations Manager at Ghost Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Ghost Ranch. I am glad you had the chance to experience one of our many hiking trails, each with its own unique vistas and opportunities. We offer a number of trails that are less steep and not as challenging as Chimney Rock. I will pass along your feedback to the visitor center regarding hiking... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

The scenery at Ghost Ranch is awesome and it has some good hiking trails (though they are not always well marked)

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Chris D, Guest Relations Manager at Ghost Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Ghost Ranch. I am glad you had the chance to explore the Ranch and experience our hiking trails. We have numerous trails for all skill levels and each offers its own unique vistas and experience. I hope to welcome you back to the Ranch on a future visit to northern NM. More 

Longmont, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

Visited in July, 2016. Well worth the hour and 15 minute drive from Santa Fe. I instantly felt a spiritual connection to the place. It is so beautiful there, and so much history attached to it. This place needs to be on everyone's "must see" list. I can't wait to visit it again!

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Chris D, Guest Relations Manager at Ghost Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Ghost Ranch. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your time with us and experienced that intangible connection many feel when they drive through the gates. We hope you will return to "recharge and reboot" on a future visit to northern NM. More 

Medford NJ
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016

We arrived fairly late in the afternoon and hiked through the most gorgeous landscape you could ever imagine. However, the trail markers were missing when we got to the top of the highest peak on our trail. We tried to find our way back and failed several times. As lightning and drizzle commenced panic set it. We got through to... More 

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Chris D, Guest Relations Manager at Ghost Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Ghost Ranch. I am discouraged to hear of your experience while hiking. We encourage all hikers to sign in at the Welcome Center both before they set out and upon their return to ensure no one remains unaccounted for. I would be interested to know details of your communications regarding your situation to the... More 

Simonton, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

We went hoping to see Georgia O'Keefes home. Unfortunately it was closed this day. Ghost Ranch is a beautiful, peaceful p,ace. If you are able to hike, I recommend you do so. The museums were fun. The area is beautiful and you need to get off-road to explore!

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Chris D, Guest Relations Manager at Ghost Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Ghost Ranch. I am pleased to hear you had the opportunity to hike and visit our musueums. Did you know the state fossil of NM was discovered right here at Ghost Ranch. One of our museums has an extensive history of that discovery and we also offer a tour to view the area where... More 

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