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 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
- Double bed
- Kitchen equipment
- Linens provided
- Lounge/Living room
- Running water
- Sofa bed/Futon
Guests who stay here will enjoy having full-size kitchen appliances, premium mattresses, and Wi-Fi accessibility. This rental comes complete with a television and a DVD player. Upon arrival, guests will have information on some of our 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
- Deck or balcony
- Medical service
- Picnic area
Location + Surroundings
This glamping site 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
- Bird watching
- Horseback riding
- Hot springs
- Movie theater
- Music festivals
- Wildlife viewing
- Wine tasting
Top activities in Grant County include stargazing, bird watching, rock hounding, horseback riding, and hiking. Guests can enjoy the many riparian areas, home to hundreds of indigenous and migratory birds. Convenient 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/pub, museums, art galleries, antique shops, summer farmers' market, and open-air musical entertainment. Guests can enjoy everything from kayaking at Bear Canyon Lake to trout and catfish fishing at Lake Roberts. For those interested in learning about the history of this area, the Gila Cliff Dwellings are a popular Native American monument and offer remains from the ancient Anasazi civilization.
- You will receive a 50% refund when you cancel at least 30 days prior to check in.
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.