Description of Glamping Units
Situated in a lush hidden valley in southwest New Mexico with the Gila National Forest and Gila River nearby, there are unlimited opportunities to explore nearly 3 million acres of public lands right from the comfort of this cozy, fully-furnished studio log cabin, including independent hiking, rock hounding, and bird watching. Once headquarters for one of the larger heritage cattle ranching operations in southwest New Mexico, guests will find a piece of Old West history reminiscent of a time gone by, nestled in a corner of the southwest untouched by today's modern influences.
Here, guests will be setting their own schedule, enjoying a relaxed atmosphere and nearly perfect weather year round. Guests can sip their morning coffee or tea from the comfort of the covered deck, watching the sun peak over Turtle Rock. After a long day of exploration, they can put their feet up and enjoy an evening beverage under the dark, star-filled New Mexican skies. The Milky Way, shooting stars, and the sounds of nighttime nature ensure a peaceful end to the day.
This charming log cabin rental can accommodate up to two guests, and there is one bedroom, one full bathroom, and a living space. The bedroom comes furnished with a king-size bed, a large dresser and is complete with warm accent lighting. In the first bathroom, guests will find a toilet, a sink, and a combination shower and bathtub. Linens and towels are provided.
In the living room, guests will find a plush sofa and a television. The fully-equipped kitchen comes with a dishwasher, a gas stove, and a refrigerator, as well as plenty of counter space. Other amenities include a hotel-quality mattress and Egyptian cotton bed linens.
Outside, there is a deck with patio furniture, a small barbecue, and a yard. Read More
- Air conditioning
- Alarm Clock
- Basic supplies
- Blu-ray player
- Breakfast bar
- Cell service
- DVD player
- Internet connection
- Kitchen equipment
- Linens provided
- Lounge/Living room
- Movie library
- Patio furniture
- Private bathroom
- Queen-size bed
- Running water
- Sofa bed/Futon
- Towels provided
Guests who stay here will enjoy having full-size kitchen appliances, premium mattresses, and Wi-Fi accessibility in a scenic, quiet setting along Bear Creek. This rental comes complete with a television and a DVD player. Upon arrival, guests will have information on some of the best local attractions, restaurants, and area activities.
Additionally, guests will have gourmet spices, condiments, charcoal, and lighter fluid. Outside, the covered deck comes with rocking chairs and spectacular views.
- 24-hour management
- Bicycle rental
- Deck or balcony
- Dining room
- Fire pit
- Medical service
- Picnic area
Location + Surroundings
This southwest New Mexico glamping site is famous for it mild weather in every season and nearly 300 days of sunshine annually. It is situated in a hidden valley on a private 360-acre ranch in the Bear Creek Riparian area. Surrounded by giant cottonwood and sycamore trees, wildlife is abundant. Located near the village of Gila and 32 miles from the historic Silver City, New Mexico the area is very rural remaining much the same. The property is surrounded by impressive natural public landmarks including expansive mesas, the Gila National Forest, and the 649-mile Gila River. In addition, guests will find unlimited opportunities to hike, bird watch, stargaze, and rock hound year round.
The property is adjacent to the aforementioned legendary Gila National Forest and the Gila Wilderness, and together, they provide over three million acres of rugged terrains, extensive canyons, and semi-desert landscapes. Glampers will also be within reach of popular hot springs including Middle Fork Hot Springs, Jordan Hot Springs, and Turkey Creek Hot Springs. Read More
The cabin will be ready for by two PM on arrival date. The door will be unlocked, lights on inside and out, and an information booklet will be on the dining table. The cabin has everything guests need to feel right at home, prepare, cook, and serve meals.
The hosts even provide guests with a BBQ grill, charcoal, lighter fluid, gourmet spices, and foil. The information booklet offers suggestions on area attractions, local eateries, and maps. Guests just need to bring their personal toiletries, preferred food, and beverages. Read More
- Bird watching
- Horseback riding
- Hot springs
- Movie theater
- Music festivals
- Wildlife viewing
- Wine tasting
Extremely mild weather in every season offers glampers the opportunity to sample the top activities in Grant County, including Gila National Forest access, stargazing, bird watching, rock hounding, horseback riding, and hiking. Guests can enjoy the many riparian areas, home to hundreds of indigenous and migratory birds. The rental has convenient access to many favorite southwest tourist destinations such as Tombstone, Arizona, El Paso, Texas, and Phoenix, Arizona. Annual events, such as the Silver City Wild West Pro Rodeo, the Blues Festival, Festival Latina, and the Tour the Gila Bicycle Race offer something for everyone.
Glampers can take a journey through the Gila National Forest or head to one of the nearby hot springs. Those looking to explore the historic Silver City will find a variety of restaurants, a brewery/pubs, museums, art galleries, antique shops, summer farmers' market, and open-air musical entertainment.
Guests can enjoy everything from kayaking at the nearby Gila River to trout and catfish fishing at Bill Evans Lake, which is just a short drive from the cabin. For those interested in learning about the history of this area, the Gila Cliff Dwellings are a popular, Native American, historical monument and feature remains from the ancient Anasazi civilization.
- You will receive a full refund if you cancel 24 hours or more prior to check-in.
- You will receive a full refund for the remaining nights and charged for one full nights stay if you cancel within 24 hours.
Guests are asked to confirm with the hosts before bringing pets. This is a working ranch with large animals so the hosts need to be aware beforehand.