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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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It's wonderful to go to the D.H. Lawrence Ranch and imagine what it must have been like when he... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Pagosa Springs, Colorado
via mobile
For Lawrence fans only!

If haven't read Lawrence's literature extensively and seriously and know little about him--don't... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
William L
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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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  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible19%
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506 D.H. Lawrence Ranch Rd, Taos, NM 87564
+1 505-277-5572

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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

It's wonderful to go to the D.H. Lawrence Ranch and imagine what it must have been like when he lived there. While standing on the porch of his house, I looked up and say this enormous pine tree that Georgia OKeef painted. There was a...More

Thank Niddynoddy
Reviewed 11 August 2017

If haven't read Lawrence's literature extensively and seriously and know little about him--don't waste your time. You would be doing Lawrence an extreme discourtesy. Lawrence himself--like him or not--would expect you to read critically and STUDY his literature before engaging on what would essentially be...More

Thank William L
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

3  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,

3  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
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Pamela t
9 February 2016|
Response from Jane L |
It's not accessible by public transportation.