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Ghost Ranch, Abiquiu

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Ghost Ranch is a 21,000-acre (85 km2) retreat and education center located close to the village of Abiquiú in Rio Arriba County in north central New Mexico, United States. It was the home and studio of Georgia O'Keeffe, as well as the subject of many of her paintings.

Ghost Ranch is also known for a remarkable concentration of fossils, most notably that of the theropod dinosaur Coelophysis, of which it has been estimated that nearly a thousand individuals have been preserved in a quarry at Ghost Ranch.
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  • This is an area that was really ok for those just driving through NM from Colorado to Texas even during the Covid pandemic. Its an outdoor site and so easy to wander about to get photos without...  more »
  • We hiked the matrimonial and camposanto/box canyon trails and topped off our first day with the Sunset Trail Ride through gorgeous Georgia O'Keefe landscapes. The next morning, I took the Georgia...  more »
  • The grounds of the Ghost Ranch are incredible, first and foremost. Northern New Mexico is hard to beat. However, we stayed in the Poplar cabin for a wedding and found it pretty lacking for the price tag. It felt a lot like a summer camp for $145 a night with a shared bathroom. There was long dark hair (not ours) all over one of our pillows and dead moths on the floor when we arrived. Maybe a remodel is in store.
  • 10 stars. I only wish I had been able to spend more time here. The welcome center, the museums, the hiking trails, the dining hall, and the pool are excellent. I recommend the Mesa trail right behind the welcome center for panoramic views and Box Canyon for a more wild hike. Eat at least one meal at the dining hall - it’s worth the price! The pool has the best view from a pool I’ve experienced.

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