Our Days Available calendars are updated every morning. Please check our main website (links are above the 'Photos' section below) for more details and images of our three beautiful and unique vacation rentals.
Remote Wilderness Casita is located within the only twenty mile long gated box canyon in the Chama Wilderness. The rental includes one large room with kitchen, dining area, and queen size bed. There is a large covered porch with two twin beds, BBQ, table, chairs.
The rental is located on the site of an early 1900s homestead and is one of three vacation rentals we have in the canyon, with Ranch Wilderness Casita and Anasazi Wilderness Glamping Cabin.
Gallina Canyon Ranch has been featured in many national and regional magazines, including New Mexico magazine, The Santa Fean, Better Homes and Gardens, Sunset, and Martha Stewart Living.
o) We provide fresh drinking water from our spring: two 5-gallon containers. There is also fresh rain water in the 1,600 gallon cistern.
o) A picturesque kitchen and dining area.
o) A three-burner propane stove.
o) A medium size refrigerator - freezer that makes ice.
o) Dish soap and paper towels.
o) French coffee press.
o) Kerosene lamp.
o) A large outside deck.
o) An outdoor wood-burning stove with firewood.
o) A propane barbecue grill.
o) A 4-gallon solar shower bag, liquid bath soap.
o) An outhouse, with toilet paper.
o) When available, we will provide eggs and produce from our garden.
o) 20 miles of peace, quiet, and privacy.
o) Technology-free vacation.
o) Perfect for writers, photographers, artists, and people who want to 'get away from the world for awhile.'
o) Ideal for hiking enthusiasts at all levels.
Due to the 14 crossings of Rio Gallina required to get to Remote Casita, we take all visitors regardless of what type of vehicle they have, and their provisions in our truck. We will return you to the main ranch and your vehicle at the end of your stay.
Remote Casita Policies:
o) We require a signed waiver from each person when you arrive. Please read the waiver before booking the rental. Link to our main web site is below.
o) Camp fires and smoking are prohibited in the canyon due to the extreme fire risk.
o) No hunting.
o) Dogs are not allowed on the bed. Please let us know before you arrive that you are bringing a dog.
o) Please fry food outside only.
o) If possible, please arrive by 1:00 PM. Do not arrive after 5:00 PM.
o) Check-out time is 11 AM.
o) This is a hard-working cattle ranch. You may encounter cows, calves and horses, chickens and wild turkeys, elk and deer during your stay; they will peacefully ignore you if you peacefully ignore them.
o) The kitchen contains salt, pepper, sugar, extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar, tea, and various seasonings. Prior to your arrival you will wish to shop for all of your food, drink, and snacks for your entire stay.
o) You might wish to bring water shoes. It is possible for Rio Gallina to flash flood: do not attempt to cross in times of flooding.
o) You may wish to bring slippers to wear inside Remote Casita, as the floor is tiled.
o) More pictures of Gallina Canyon Ranch are available on our More Images web page.
Please check our availability calendar before emailing. Tax is included in the rates. Our cancellation policy: More than 60 days prior to check in: 100% refund. 60 days to 30: 100% minus $25 cancel fee. Less than 30 days of check in: no refund. Guests may change the reserve dates 60 days or more prior to check in.
Our rental Casitas are the only rentals within 20 miles of the Chama Wilderness. From Highway 84 you turn on to FS Road 151. Eight miles down the road is the bridge you will open and cross. Our ranch is another 8 miles from the bridge. If your vehicle has exceptionally low clearance we will meet you at the bridge and bring you in our truck to your Casita. (Example: Scion, Mini Cooper, Prius)
The Casita is nestled against a red sandstone cliff, with a spectacular view of the southern mesa rising more than 1000 feet above the canyon floor. A short distance from Casita the multi-layered cliffs plunge under a fault line to form the breathtaking Alameda Canyon rift.
Car is not necessary
Last updated on April 17, 2015
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