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LOCATION, ETC
75 miles west of Taos in Abiquiú; Drive time: 1 hr. 20 mins; Elevation: 6,500 ft; Population: 150

HISTORY 
Located on the Chama River, the village of Abiquiú was founded by Spaniards in the eighteenth century, built on top of the ruins of a prehistoric Tewa Pueblo still known today as P’efu. Archaeological evidence from Poe shú—a nearby ruin—suggests that the P’efu Indian community dates from the thirteenth century.  

FAMOUS FOR
Stunning red rock landscape made famous by Georgia O’Keeffe. Ghost Ranch retreat and educational center offers over 300 courses with world-class instructors in painting, writing, photography, archaeology, health and wellness, spirituality, music and more.

MUST SEE, MUST DO
Visit the Ruth Hall Museum of Paleontology and learn the Coelophysis (discovered 1947, Ghost Ranch). See artifacts from the prehistoric Tewa and Gallina cultures at the Florence Hawley Ellis Museum of Anthropology. Visit the Echo Amphitheatre, a natural formation in the sandstone o the west, and Monastery in the Desert. 

Photo: A labyrinth at Ghost Ranch

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Ghost Ranch

Retreat center located amid rock landscapes made famous by Georgia O'Keeffe.

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    Pony rides for kids, trail rides on horseback through O'Keeffe country for grown-ups. The most beautiful way to experience the land that inspired the artist. visit site »

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