At Geronimo Trail Guest Ranch, we pride ourselves on offering an authentic, New Mexico guest ranch experience. We are in the heart of the Gila National Forest and are the only ranch of our kind in The Land of Enchantment. Here, you’ll find 3.3 million acres of beautifully preserved forests and mountains. There are no telephone wires or the sounds of honking horns, only endless Ponderosa pines, wondrous views of the Black Range Mountains, and a quiet so still that you can hear the approach of an eagle and the beat of the air beneath his wings. Large herds of elk frequent the meadows, streams, and lakes nearby. Geronimo Trail Guest Ranch has been featured in "The Trail Rider" and "New Mexico Magazine." It is the perfect setting for those seeking the best New Mexico dude ranch vacations!

 

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The Geronimo Trail Guest Ranch Difference

In the Gila National Forest, evidence of the intrusion of modern man is virtually absent, and the mountains and canyons evoke the heritage of the American cowboy. Whether you are horseback riding, hiking, discovering 1,000-year-old cliff dwellings, or sitting around the campfire, you’ll find plenty of ways to relax and create lifetime memories with your family and friends on Geronimo Trail Guest Ranch. We offer our guests the following amenities:

  • Three delicious, homestyle meals each day, including homemade dessert at lunch and dinner. Custom dessert is available for birthdays and celebrations!
  • Unlimited horseback riding and hiking.
  • Experiences on the history and culture of the area.
  • Ranch activities and entertainment, including campfires, s’mores, line dancing, board games, and Western movies.
  • Complimentary, fresh-baked cookies in your cabin, plus lemonade and tea throughout the day.
  • Complimentary water bottles and sunscreen in your cabin.
  • Bonding time with your horse, including brushing them at the end of each day!

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We Offer Memorable New Mexico Dude Ranch Vacations

Here, guests find serenity & solitude for their New Mexico dude ranch vacations! Serenity and solitude are concepts not often discussed, much less experienced, amid the turmoil of life in these early years of the 21st century. You’ll find them at our New Mexico dude ranch!

Looking for a ranch in New Mexico? Here, beneath the tall Ponderosa pines, in the cool higher elevations of the Black Range Mountains of southwest New Mexico, the quiet is such that you can hear the approach of an eagle from the beat of the air beneath his wings. Large herds of elk frequent the meadows, streams and lakes nearby. It is the perfect setting for our guests who are seeking the finest in New Mexico dude ranch vacations.

 

New Mexico Dude Ranch Vacations

Dude ranches in New Mexico are few and far between. We offer horse riding in New Mexico that is 85 miles from the nearest stoplight. In the Gila National Forest, evidence of the intrusion of modern man is virtually absent. Yet the mountains and canyons evoke the heritage of the American cowboy. They abound with relics of Native American societies who have gone before us.

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The Zia is the Native American symbol for the sun and nature’s bounty, enclosed by the circle of life. It is the centerpiece of the flag of New Mexico – truly The Land of Enchantment. Life here is governed by the passage of the sun, not by a clock.

After a few days on their New Mexico dude ranch vacations, our guests often lose track of the date…and find they don’t care anymore. As has often been observed, it is hard to have a bad day on the back of a good horse. This is a special place in America. Our New Mexico dude ranch vacations offer a unique perspective on the past and encourage thoughtful reflection on the future.

 

New Mexico Dude Ranch Vacations

One of our guests recently called Geronimo Trail Guest Ranch a “happy place.” Whether horseback riding, hiking, discovering 1,000 year old cliff dwellings or sitting around the campfire, it is certainly an environment where you can create lifetime memories with your family and friends. New Mexico dude ranch vacations at Geronimo Trail Guest Ranch Winston, NM run March through mid-November.


Our New Mexico guest ranch is open from March through mid-November. For more information on rates and accommodations, visit our cabins page!