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Chameleon: 2 room cabin, NO running water and no toilet facilities in the casita, sleeps 4, possibly 5, two (2) double beds in the bedroom, and a sofa (not a bed) for an extra person. Wood stove, hot plate & electric appliances for cooking. Open deck on the Pecos River! with an outdoor fireplace.Community bathhouse with commodes and showers, 300 feet from Chameleon.

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Chameleon: 2 room cabin, NO running water and no toilet facilities in the casita, sleeps 4, possibly 5, two (2) double beds in the bedroom, and a sofa (not a bed) for an extra person. Wood stove, hot plate & electric appliances for cooking. Open deck on the Pecos River! with an outdoor fireplace.Community bathhouse with commodes and showers, 300 feet from Chameleon.

No tents allowed.

Lodging provided
Cabin
1 site
Up to 5 guests per site
Park at listing
No wheelchair access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
No pets
Amenities
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available
No wifi
Pack it out
  • Check in: After 3PM
  • Check out: Before 1PM
  • Cancellation policy: Strict
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 2 nights
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 5% off

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking

Mountain Biking There is an extensive system of trails throughout the forest, and with the exception of designated Wilder...Read more

Fishing

The Pecos River heads in the 13,000-foot peaks of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains deep in the Pecos Wilderness Area, flowing sou...Read more

Hiking

Access from North Santa Barbara Campground Truchas Peaks and Lakes, 12-14 miles. Change in elevation: 3,200 to the lakes; 4,30...Read more

Climbing

Pecos River Canyon is a picturesque granite crag northeast of Santa Fe, NM in the Santa Fe National Forest. The crag offers fiv...Read more

Snow sports

Ski Santa Fe is located at the top of the Santa Fe National Forest Scenic Byway, (NM State Route 475 or Hyde Park Road), in th...Read more

Swimming

Swimming in Pecos River near the cabin, but also at Pink Rock, Dalton Campsite.

Wildlife watching

Pecos River cabins is designated as a certified wildlife habitat: it has the 4 basic elements; food, water, cover, and places ...Read more

Horseback riding

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at CHAMELEON Rustic Cabin Private Deck in New Mexico.

Beach

River bank /grassy and sandy beach areas

Forest

Pecos Wilderness: Santa Fe Nat'l Forest. Deep and narrow canyons, long and broad mesa tops, heavily forested slopes, and rugge...Read more

Lake

Monastery lake, 2 miles away, great fishing! Information: Monastery Lake is a charming oval-shaped lake located in the Sangre...Read more

River, stream, or creek

Pecos River! Right off the bck deck, and a scenic path along the property line, great fishing, rest and relaxation. On June 6, ...Read more

Swimming hole

Some deeper holes down the Pecos River from the cabin.

24 Reviews

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Hipcamper Iker
Iker P.
recommends this listing.
September 6th, 2021

Excellent location, clean and the host very friendly

Hipcamper Melissa

A little bit of heaven

Melissa F.
recommends this listing.
August 1st, 2021

This place is paradise! It was very well cleaned and maintained! There are beautiful fishing spots (if you want to venture out beyond the back deck) and they’re not far at all!
We were provided disposable tableware, drink cups and coffee cups for four, as well as paper towels, pots, pans, hot plate, microwave, fridge, coffee pot… everything you need! Bring your own spices, soaps, etc. If you need anything there’s a Dollar General right down the road. No water in the home but the bathrooms have some and are super close and not scary to walk to at night.
Gabriel was wonderful! Bedding was clean and warm! Cell reception is spotty at best but that was perfect for us! Great place to get away without giving up certain luxuries. We will absolutely return often!

Hipcamper SHELBY

Beautiful get away

Shelby D.
recommends this listing.
May 16th, 2021

Me and my boyfriend chose this place for the beautiful cabin and deck. I really enjoyed waking up and immediately being welcomed to the creek. It was so peaceful and beautiful!

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Hipcamper Andrea
Andrea W.
recommends this listing.
May 7th, 2021

We were thoroughly delighted with this picturesque little cabin. The location was perfect. What a delight to wake up to the sound of the water rushing and the birds singing. We were able to spend time visiting Pecos National Monument, Monastery Lake, and a picnicking site in the mountains, all within a short 10-15m drive from the cabin. When we weren't out exploring we were sitting on the deck enjoying the river, or exploring the river path along the edge of the property. The cabin itself was equipped with everything we needed including towels, paper products, a refrigerator, many electric appliances, and some firewood to use in the outdoor fireplace. We would love to return at some point!

Beautiful deck and outside fireplace.Living area from the other side.You can see the river right behind the deck!Main living area looking in from the bedroom.
Hipcamper Jesse

Perfect little weekend getaway spot

Jesse A.
recommends this listing.
February 14th, 2021

Excellent spot to getaway for a weekend. It's definitely rustic, but I appreciate that aspect of it. Gabriel gave us a tour of the property and was extremely nice. Bathroom/showers aren't too far from the cabin if you're concerned about that. I'll definitely be back.

Hipcamper Bri
Bri C.
recommends this listing.
January 4th, 2021

Wonderful cabin! Just as described. Loved the wood oven and porch looking out on the Pecos river. Would stay here again!

Hipcamper Chloe
Chloe G.
recommends this listing.
December 7th, 2020

My stay at the Chameleon Rustic Cabin was the most picturesque and charming experience I've had. Very clean as well. I was happily surprised by the native and Christian imagery around the cabin and it helped with feeling safe and at home. I was most surprised by the abundance of adorable animals surrounding the property (cows, horses, and kittens). Thank you both so much for your hospitality! <3

Hipcamper Marnie

River time!

Marnie R.
recommends this listing.
September 2nd, 2020

Excellent escape from the city, easy to get to, wildlife habitat zone! Sounds of the river enjoyed day and night!

Hipcamper Nazca

Relaxed time

Nazca W.
recommends this listing.
August 18th, 2020

We had a lovely stay at Gabriel and Ramona's cabin. They are both very sweet and welcoming and we enjoyed talking with them. Our son pretty much stayed all day in the river catching and releasing fish. Our toddler daughter had fun on the deck and playing in the river. There are a lot of big rocks and it is relatively shallow, so we felt the kids were very safe. Like other reviews said, there are steep steps down to the river from the cabin, but it wasn't an issue for us. There are also lots of other places to access the river on the property. We enjoyed walking the river and the grounds. It felt private, even though there are other cabins and residents in the area. The cabin was very clean and had everything we needed. The shared bathrooms were also very clean. A lovely get away spot and so close to the Pecos Wilderness, but we ended up just staying at the cabin the whole time for the two days we were there. We would definitely stay there again!

Property
Chameleon Rustic Cabin
State
New Mexico
Country
United States
$62/night
1 Site

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