Hipcamp host John D.
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Flying Horse Retreat is a place for spiritual seekers to find vision and renewal through sound healing and retreat. We offer private retreat, sound healing chair sessions, vision quests, and Summer Camp (coming soon), but we are very excited about opening up the land to campers. It is a unique opportunity to experience normally private areas of this sacred land.

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Flying Horse Retreat is a place for spiritual seekers to find vision and renewal through sound healing and retreat. We offer private retreat, sound healing chair sessions, vision quests, and Summer Camp (coming soon), but we are very excited about opening up the land to campers. It is a unique opportunity to experience normally private areas of this sacred land.

Our remote and quiet 20 acres of heavily forested mountainside includes deep gorges and rocky terrain, while Ponderosa Pine canopies offer shade from the sometimes intense NM sun. Wildlife is plentiful, though sometimes elusive. Deer, Elk, Fox, Bobcat, Lynx, Wild Turkey, Roadrunners and Coyotes are all regularly seen on the land.

El Morro Monument, easily seen from our Firecircle on the opposite end of the Valley, is a world class travel destination. The water tank at the base of it's rock was a relied upon water source during early expeditions. Conquistador Coronado, Lt. Beale and other famed explorers stopped here before traveling further west.

Flying Horse Retreat is across El Morro Valley, near the top of Oso Ridge in the Zuni Mountains, and has a panoramic view of the surrounding mesas. You may want to get a closer view of Los Gigantes - amazing sand sculptures carved by the wind and sacred to ancient tribes. We're just a few miles from the Continental Divide and Pie Town is a couple of hours further south.

Though our location is pristine and remote, we do have a restaurant nearby. Ancient Way Cafe in El Morro Village is well known locally - and according to the National Geographic, one of the best restaurants in New Mexico. (Amazing pastries and desserts). They also have showers and cabins. Two art galleries, a Feed Store, a Holistic Food Store, and a gift/coffee shop are right across the highway and next door. Come visit our eclectic community of actors, healers, artisans, writers, organic farmers, and unique thinkers. (We are 50 miles from a town where supplies can be purchased, though the nearby Feed Store has a few camp related supplies and their holistic and organic food selections may surprise you.)

You may also want to visit the local Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary in Candy Kitchen. At any one time they are host to 50+ Wolves and Hybrids. Be sure to watch their Reality TV Series on the Fido Channel! DVDs available on Amazon.

Note: The Google Maps indicator is at the gate. There is an additional 3 mile drive up the mountain to my home.

(Special pricing for longer stays. Some work exchange available. Campers can add $25 for a dream chair session, regularly $50. If interested in a session, please inquire before booking. The chair spends a portion of the year at a healing venue in Albuquerque.)

Projects under way:

Outdoor Solar Shower

B&B Room

Note: Due to the Corona Virus, some of the local venues are closed.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, trailers, RVs
2 sites
Up to 12 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Fire ban in effect
Amenities
Picnic table available
Bins available
No potable water
No kitchen
No showers
No wifi
Have a question? Send John a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 2
  • Accepts bookings: 6 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 10% off

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    Activities

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    Biking

    For mountain roads.

    Paddling

    Kayaking and Canoeing at nearby Ramah Lake.

    Climbing

    Not traditional mountain climbing involving gear to prevent falls, but there are nearby mesas like El Morro where hikers can sc...Read more

    Wildlife watching

    Deer and Elk frequent my land. In addition, though more reclusive, Bobcat, Elk, Foxes, a Lynx, Coyotes, Roadrunners, and Wild T...Read more

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    Terrain

    Natural features you'll find at Spiritual Retreat in El Morro in New Mexico.

    Cave

    There are many nearby caving opportunities.

    Desert

    Though I live in a Ponderosa Pine Forest, this is High New Mexican Desert at an elevation of 7700'.

    Forest

    My land is within a Ponderosa Pine Forest and about a mile from the National Forest.

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    Nearby Ramah Lake is a small, but very beautiful lake and great for canoeing and kayaking. Originally designed to be used as an...Read more

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    We are in the heart of the Zuni Mountains, near the top of Oso Ridge.

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    The vibe at Spiritual Retreat in El Morro

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    Hipcamper Brittany S.
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    November 8th, 2017
    Property
    Flying Horse Retreat
    State
    New Mexico
    Country
    United States
    $25/night
    2 Sites

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