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D.H. Lawrence Ranch

506 D.H. Lawrence Ranch Rd, Taos, NM 87564
+1 505-277-5572
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A journey back in time.

While the quaint historic buildings give you a taste of what life must have been like for D.H... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Amazing experience

I was thrilled that ranch is open. Drive up on dirt road prepares you for going back to time... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
Marquette, Michigan
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A memorial chapel for the famous 20th-century author D.H. Lawrence is located on the ranch where he lived on and off in the early 1920s. The author described Taos as "...one of the chosen spots on earth."
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  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible18%
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506 D.H. Lawrence Ranch Rd, Taos, NM 87564
+1 505-277-5572

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Reviewed 2 May 2017

While the quaint historic buildings give you a taste of what life must have been like for D.H. Lawrence and his wife Frieda, the property with its rich flora, in particular the spectacular Ponderosa pine, and the draw of Taos Mountain, transport you into a...More

2  Thank newmexmom
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I was thrilled that ranch is open. Drive up on dirt road prepares you for going back to time Lawrence lived there. Path to chapel is an easy climb and view is spectacular. You can visit Lawrence and Dorothy Brett cabins. Lawrence tree still there....More

2  Thank upred
Reviewed 18 April 2017

I happened to passing by on a Thurs noon without knowing the limited hours of opening. Beautiful pine tree (find out more...)! I could only walked inside Brett's tiny cabin. Stroll up further, on >8000ft elevation, to the memorial was a bit tiresome, OK if...More

2  Thank SmallArmy
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Be warned, the Ranch is closed to visitors Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays. Only open Thursdays & Fridays 10am-2pm, and Saturdays 10am-4pm, weather permitting (and closed when heavy winter snows are present since the Ranch is ~6 miles up a dirt road). When closed, a...More

3  Thank Audra N
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Open on Thursday and Friday from 10 to 2 and Saturday from 10 to 4 it is a seven miles off the main highway. The unsaved road is well maintained. It is a nice drive into the forest,

2  Thank Jim C
Reviewed 3 June 2016

For those interested in DH Lawrence, this is a must see. Folks with an interest in local history would also appreciated it. What lives these folks led back then! It is a long dirt road, but easily driven and the scenery is terrific. We went...More

Thank wakanwalk
Reviewed 19 January 2016

If you've ever read any D.H. Lawrence, it's worth the hike to the child-like structures that sheltered a literary and artistic visitors who visited Lawrence during his stay north of Taos, NM. Extra treat is reclining on a bench looking up through the same pine...More

1  Thank TeeheeInk
Reviewed 3 January 2016

The D.H. Lawrence Ranch is worth the visit if you enjoy these sorts of literary oddities and factoids

1  Thank kcoers
Reviewed 24 November 2015

We so enjoyed this attraction. The artist was truly able to represent the beauty of his surroundings and the great Pueblo people.

1  Thank Brenhff64
Reviewed 27 October 2015

You can enter the chapel where his ashes may be interred. You can sit under the same tree that Georgia O'Keefe sat under and painted. You can see the cabins where the women and D.H. lived.

1  Thank Carolyn70
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Pamela t
9 February 2016|
Response from Jane L |
It's not accessible by public transportation.