After leaving Santa Fe, New Mexico and driving about an hour, you enter the landscape of vast vistas, table-topped mesas, tall cliffs, the Rio Chama bordered by huge old cottonwood trees, mountains in the distance and more beauty around every bend in the winding road.
“It is not a country of light on things,” said Georgia O’Keeffe. “It is a country of things in light.” With a history as colorful as the surrounding red and yellow cliffs of the Piedra Lumbre (shining stone), Ghost Ranch offers a diversity of programs and adventure.
Open year-round, the Ranch is committed to spiritual development, peace and justice, honoring the environment and exploring family through the celebration of art, culture and nature. The landscape of Ghost Ranch—made famous by painter Georgia O’Keeffe—encompasses 21,000 acres of towering rock walls, vivid colors and vast skies.
People from all over the world come to work together in creation care, to paint, write poetry, to hike, ride horseback, to research globally renowned archaeological and fossil quarries or simply to rest and renew their spirits.
Owned by the Presbyterian Church (USA) Since 1955 Ghost Ranch has been an Education and Retreat Center of the Presbyterian Church and is open to all.
Ghost Ranch looks forward to hosting the Annual Meeting for Western Association for Art Conservation this Fall: Wednesday-Saturday, Sept. 26-29, 2018 (with possible one day extension post the meeting).
With lodging, participants have the option of Double Occupancy or Single Occupancy (limited #) rooms with:
Private Baths or
Shared Baths (Jack-n-Jill / 2 rooms share 1 bathroom) or
Rooms will be filled on a first come/first register basis.
The following slides provide images of the lodging spaces rates and info for how to register for your lodging, meals and $5 Conservation Fee.
On the Mesa level (located on a hill with amazing views) there are two buildings with Private Baths.
Please note: you will need a car to get to these rooms when you arrive with luggage, there is a walking path that brings you close to the Dining Hall, Library and Art Center area.
If you love to walk and are of average fitness to walk up and down an incline, this is a great accommodation choice!
Comfortably appointed with neutral hues and a Southwest theme, each room has two beds (a queen + twin, or double + twin, twin & twin) and a dresser, nightstand, lamp, chair, closet and its own bathroom with shower.
Some rooms have an additional sitting area which contains two twin couches that fold out into beds. A limited number is available.
There is also a small ice machine and stackable washer & dryer in each building.
The historic cottages date back to the time when Ghost Ranch was a working dude ranch and it attracted several notable guests including artist, Georgia O'Keeffe.
Each unit is unique with different bed configurations. A few have a shared living room or gathering space. All have a rustic feel with expansive views as you step out onto each portal.
Comfortably appointed with neutral hues and a Southwest theme, each room has either one or two beds (a queen + twin, or double + twin, twin + twin or one full bed) and a dresser, nightstand, lamp, chair, closet and its own bathroom with shower. Some sleep up to three or four people.
Staff House rooms have two twin beds, a desk and chair, shelf, mirror and reading lamp. There are two wings connected by a small sitting room and a meeting room available for rental.
There is one room with a private bath (Staff House 20). The others share four gender-identified bathrooms with sinks, toilets and individual showers located within each of the wings.
Units Available: 20 dorm units for up to 40 people + 1 Private Bath with 2 bedrooms
Behind the Corral Block building, there are 2 renovated buildings that contain Shared Baths (2 rooms share 1 bath) - Control & Trombe.
Control 1 - 2 full beds + 1 twin
Control 2 - 2 full beds + 1 twin
Control 1 & 2 share a bath
Trombe 1 - 1 full bed + 2 twins
Trombe 2 - 1 full bed + 1 twin
Trombe 1 & 2 share a bath
Meals are served cafeteria-style with your choice of indoor or outdoor seating.
Breakfast includes a hot serving line plus oatmeal, yogurt and fruit bar. Lunch includes serving line plus a salad and soup bar. Dinner includes a hot serving line with a salad bar. Vegetarian and vegan entrees are available.
Meals times are fixed and served at:
A block of rooms at Ghost Ranch has been held for this Retreat:
Western Association for Art Association Annual Meeting
Wed-Sun, Sept 26-29, 2018
Extended Time: Sat-Sun, Sept 29-30th
You may secure and pay for your lodging, meal package and conservation fee by calling:
8am-5pm MST, Thursday-Monday
If going Double Occupancy, please be sure to communicate if you know who your roommate will be. If you do not have a preferred roommate, another person of the same gender seeking Double Occupancy will be placed with you.
Event: Wednesday-Saturday (3 nights)
Lodging (3 nights) +8 meals/Wed dinner thru Sat Breakfast ($96) + $5 Conservation Fee.
$333.50 per person- $232.50 ($77.50 x 3 nights)+ $96+ $5
Single Occupancy +$232.50 = $566 pp
Shared Bath (2 rooms share 1 bath):
$318.50 per person- $217.50 ($72.50 x 3 nights)+ $96+ $5
Single Occupancy +$217.50 = $536 pp
$228.50 per person- $127.50 ($42.50 x 3 nights)+ $96+ $5
Single Occupancy +$127.50 = $356 pp
Event + Extension: Wed-Sun (4 nights)
Lodging (4 nights) +11 meals/Wed dinner thru Sun breakfast ($132) + $5 Conservation Fee.
$447 per person- $310 ($77.50 x 4 nights)+ $132+ $5
Single Occupancy +$310 = $757 pp
Shared Bath (2 rooms share 1 bath):
$427 per person- $290 ($72.50 x 4 nights)+ $132+ $5
Single Occupancy +$290 = $717 pp
$307 per person- $170 ($42.50 x 4 nights)+ $132+ $5
Single Occupancy +$170 = $477 pp
Your may secure your lodging, meal package and conservation fee by calling in or emailing:
8am-5pm MST, Thursday-Monday
If going Double Occupancy: please be sure to communicate if you know who your roommate will be. If you don’t have a preferred roommate, another person seeking double occupancy will be placed with you.
See rate breakdown on previous slide.
Event (Wednesday-Saturday/3 nights)
Double Occupancy: $333.50 pp
Single Occupancy: $566 pp
Double Occupancy: $318.50 pp
Single Occupancy: $536 pp
Double Occupancy: $228.50 pp
Single Occupancy: $356 pp
Event + Extension (Wed-Sun/4 nights)
Double Occupancy: $447 pp
Single Occupancy: $757 pp
Double Occupancy: $427 pp
Single Occupancy: $717 pp
Double Occupancy: $307 pp
Single Occupancy: $477 pp
If you want to extend your stay beyond the extend stay, you can set that up upon availability.
Rates will be charged as Overnight Stays (includes breakfast).
Shared Bath: $155
If you would like to arrange an Overnight Stay, massage, tour or horseback ride before arriving, you can call our Front Desk at 877.804.4678 ext. 0
The following link provides helpful information about "Coming to Ghost Ranch".
Note: You may need to hold down the "command" button your computer when you click on the link for it to open.
For a fee: