Philmont Scout Ranch, Cimarron

Philmont Scout Ranch is a bustling center for high adventure and training. Youth and adults take advantage of the ranch's camping, training, and work programs. Most activity takes place during the summer, but Philmont also offers its Autumn Adventure and Winter Adventure programs.

More than 1 million Scouts, Venturers, and leaders have experienced the adventure of Philmont since the first camping season in 1939. Throughout its existence, conscientious attention to low-impact camping techniques have helped maintain the ranch's wilderness flavor.
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  • We returned here to the site where my husband backpacked as an Eagle Scout decades ago. While the scars of the Ute fire are still evident there is MUCH beauty to be seen. The grounds of the base camp,...  more »
  • I did an 11-day, 65 mile trek with my son’s troop in the north area. We got to experience the Valle Vidal, Carson National Forest, climbed Mt Baldie and much more. It is a beautiful area and well wort...  more »
  • I've been one time and it was spectacular. The views where astonishing and the experience was unlike any I'd ever seen. As I post this I am actually heading there again to go on a different trek. This is the kind of place that you there over and over. As a side note the people staffing the facilities where very nice people and the places themselves where clean and perfect.
  • A great experience in 1970 led to life as a Forester with a Purdue degree in 1977, a fine life for someone of my ilk.

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