River Valley Retreat Cabin Rental Nestled in Heart of Gila National Forest, New Mexico

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Glenwood, New Mexico (United States) view map
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2 guest capacity
1 night minimum stay

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Description of Glamping Units

According to legends, the infamous outlaw Billy the Kid himself stayed at this very cabin. Nestled under a large walnut tree, the recently-renovated cabin includes a queen-size bed, accommodating up to two guests, in addition to a bathroom, seating areas, and a library containing an eclectic range of books. Coffee lovers need not fret, as there is a coffeemaker available, as well. The cabin also boasts large windows with uninterrupted views of the Gila National Forest and mountains outside.

Guests also have access to the property's grounds, which includes a full kitchen with everything a guest may need for a delicious home-cooked meal, including a microwave, a refrigerator, a toaster oven, and a propane grill with a side burner and kitchenware. Read More

Accommodation Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Barbecue
  • Basic supplies
  • Board games
  • Cell service
  • Closet
  • Coffeemaker
  • Desk
  • Dining table
  • Electric blankets
  • Electricity
  • Fan
  • Fire pit
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • Hairdryer
  • Hammock
  • Heating
  • Hot plate
  • Internet connection
  • Iron/Board
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Linens provided
  • Lounge/Living room
  • Microwave
  • Mirror
  • Parking
  • Patio furniture
  • Private bathroom
  • Private entry
  • Private hot tub
  • Queen-size bed
  • Running water
  • Shower
  • Sink
  • Solar lanterns
  • Tea kettle
  • Toaster
  • Toilet
  • Toiletries
  • Towels provided
  • Wi-Fi
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Guests have access to the art galleries, as well as the property's grounds, which include a spiritual Autumnal Equinox labyrinth, and a wisteria arbor complete with a swinging bench.

  • Barbecue
  • Bicycle storage
  • Dining room
  • Fire pit
  • Parking
  • Patio furniture
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  • Adults only
  • Couples
  • Events
  • Honeymoons
  • No pets allowed
  • Location + Surroundings

    With a rich history that dates back to the Old West outlaws during gold rush days, all the way to prehistoric native Mogollon society, this property is bordered by the Gila National Forest. Some points of interest include the various picturesque mountains surrounding the valley, such as Holt Mountain and Brushy Mountain, the San Fransisco River running through Glenwood from the north, the cascading Whitewater Creek flowing from the east, as well as the Aldo Leopold Wilderness further out, which has the distinction of being the first wilderness area established in the nation. The area is notable for having dark skies that are ideal for stargazing, offering spectacular views of the stars above and giving an otherworldly cosmic backdrop to the vast landscape. Read More


    Continental breakfast is available at $5 per guest. Guests may also request to have lunch and dinner provided at an additional cost.


    • Biking
    • Bird watching
    • Cycling
    • Dining
    • Fishing
    • Hiking
    • Horseback riding
    • Hot springs
    • Massages
    • Meditation
    • Photography
    • Shopping
    • Sightseeing
    • Swimming
    • Walking
    • Wildlife viewing
    • Yoga

    The area boasts endless opportunities to explore the spectacular landscape. With the many varieties of birds and other animals found in this part of the world, photographers, bird watchers, and wildlife enthusiasts will all have plenty of magnificent sights to behold. Glenwood is known for the Catwalk National Recreation Trail, Gila National Forest, and the Aldo Leopold Wildness, meaning glampers will have an abundance of space in which to enjoy hiking, horseback riding, fishing, and relaxing. Cosmic Campground, the first Dark Sky Sanctuary in North America, can also be found in close proximity to the property. At night, the dark skies are perfect for stargazing.

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    Cancellation policy

    • 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.
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    Check-In Details

    Check-in after:4:00 PM
    Check-out before:11:00 AM

    Additional Information

    This property is not suitable for children or pets.

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