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Address: Box 11 HC 77, Abiquiu, NM 87510-9600
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+1 505-685-4333
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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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Amazing place

Amazing setting, great campground with terrific views. Hiked the Kitchen Mesa trail, very scenic and varied, mesa top vIews. Nearby RimVista trail also great.

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Sudbury, Massachusetts
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Sudbury, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Amazing setting, great campground with terrific views. Hiked the Kitchen Mesa trail, very scenic and varied, mesa top vIews. Nearby RimVista trail also great.

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Embudo, New Mexico
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We drove up to Ghost Ranch after the O'Keefe tour to see the same vistas that the artist saw. It's a short drive up the hill, spectacular views. We enjoyed the anthropology and paleontology museums, including seeing the New Mexico State dinosaur. The road is dirt, but it's in good shape, we had no issues driving back to the conference... More 

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Marrero, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Enjoyed our visit to the Ghost Ranch...blue skies, temps in the low 60's. Walked the trail to Chimney Rock, a little scary not being used to heights. Vistas were just outstanding..you can see for miles!

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Globe, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I joined my friend on a trip to one of her favorite places in the world, Ghost Ranch. While she took a pastel class, I decided to do that R&R (rest and relaxation) option. I enjoyed the Chimney Rock hike, Georgia Okeefe tour, site history tour, and the on-site museums. In my free time, I also went to the Purple... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove from Santa Fe to Ghost Ranch not knowing what we would find. At the Ranch, we paid the $5.00 fee to walk around the grounds and decided to take the hike to Chimney Rock. From the base of the hike, we had no idea how high the climb would be. Hikers coming back down told us the terrain... More 

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Trout Lake, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In the center of the Painted Desert. Vibrant reds, purples, yellows and tans with green growing and flowering all over (the flowers are mostly cactus and come out after a little rain.) High desert, which means warm during the day and quickly cool at night. No need for air conditioning. My wife and I have been to the Ranch five... More 

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Sierra Vista, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We skipped the Georgia O-Keefe museums and hiked up to chimney rock. It was a great hike, the last bit involved a lot of scrambling and high stepping over some loose rock, but it was very doable if you just take your time. Bring along water and a camera - the views are amazing.

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Claremont, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Weekend women's wisdom workshop enhanced by landscape, light, architecture, skies, clouds, cliffs, clamouring for more...

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Lake Waccamaw, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is no ranch that I could see. You'd get better views driving around on your own. Good place to stop and use the rest room.

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Scottsdale
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This location is worth the drive! Deeply steeped in history and legend, from geology, paleontology, Georgia O'Keefe, haunted Indian gravesites, cattle rustlers, to breathtaking vistas, YOU WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED! Guided tours are available and highly recommended. They serve 3 meals a day at the mess hall and the food is very good. Bring your curiosity and a camera -... 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 appreciate your thoughtful and kind words. Our history is indeed colorful and we do offer a history tour as well as a number of others such as our popular Georgia O"Keeffe tours and our movie tour of various sites filmed at the Ranch. We hope to welcome you back the next... More 

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