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Anasazi Ruin Family Camp

Anasazi Ruin Family Camp

Anasazi Ruin Family Camp

Anasazi Ruin Family Camp

We are located in the remote
Chama Wilderness of Northern New Mexico.


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Your Hosts
Elizabeth and Andrew Sebastian



David Rice


Rio Gallina in the fall, 2012


"One of the most remarkable, scenic places that I have ever visited. Beautiful scenic setting in a red rock walled canyon, things to explore in a number of directions. The lodging situation was even better than I had surmised from the web. The campers are modern and the beds are new and comfortable; the cooking facilities are very handy; cooking gear, utensils, etc. are all there; the outhouse has a view and is well ventilated. And a shower at the end of a hard day hiking is so very welcome. It's not really a cabin, it's not really camping - it's glamping! If I could give 6 stars I would. All in a wilderness that looks more like the canyon country of Utah than what I expect in New Mexico. Well worth a visit!" -- Willian P.

Dogs are welcome at Anasazi Glamping Cabin!

Anasazi Glamping Cabin is located within the only twenty mile long gated box canyon in the Chama Wilderness at the end of a 15 mile long adventurous dirt road. The cabin includes a completely equipped and carpeted kitchen, living room, and dining area under a 20x30 foot roof. The cabin has cold running spring water, table, chairs, cooking stove, refrigerator, pots, pans, tableware, propane barbecue, and propane fire pit bowl.

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 Remote Wilderness Casita. We also have a Condo for rent in Historic Downtown Santa fe.

Unique at your camp site is a 1,000 gallon soaking pool nestled inside an earthen and rock open-air water storage area which was originally built by the ancient Anasazi Indians, with a breathtaking view of the canyon's 1,700-foot red sand stone walls. The pool is fed with continuously flowing cool spring water.

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.

On rare days when heavy rain makes the road too muddy to travel, we will take you to the camp and leave with you our mud-friendly truck with tire chains for emergency use.

Anasazi Ruin Family Camp
Rio Gallina in the fall. Rio Gallina is a brief walk from Anasazi where there is water all year in which children may safely play. The canyon's geology provides many structures to explore.


The Children's playgrounds

The specially designed protected play area for your children is at the ranch. You may walk or drive. At the ranch is the community swimming pond, inflatable kayaks, floating trampoline, Slither (a 17-foot water park floating snake on which children can sit, stand, and walk), floating arm chairs, boogie board, and a sand box with children's toys. The Gallina River runs right by this area where children love to play in the mud. We supply towels. Not far from the pond is the ranch playground with swings, rotating teeter totter, jungle gym, horizontal bar, hanging merry-go-round, donkey cart, pioneer wagon, grape arbor, and chairs. WiFi is available in these areas.

  • The camper includes 2 king, 2 single beds.
  • A hot water shower.
  • Solar powered lighting.
  • Medium size, 8 cubic feet refrigerator / freezer.
  • The fresh spring water is excellent for drinking. (There is no need for you to bring water.)
  • There is plenty of table space for preparing and eating meals.
  • Comfortable chairs.
  • 46,000 BTU outside propane space heater.
  • The kitchen is fully equipped, including salt, pepper, sugar, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and herbs.
  • Two coffee makers: drip and percolator, with coffee filters.
  • Linen, including sheets, duvet, blankets, pillows with cases, wash cloths, bath and beach towels.
  • Eggs and produce from our organic garden when available.

Anasazi Policies

Dogs allowed

  • We require a signed waiver from each person when you arrive. Please read the waiver before booking the rental.
  • No hunting.
  • Please let us know before you arrive that you are bringing a dog.
  • Due to the possible allergies of future guests, dogs are not allowed in the camper.
  • When you bring your dog to the main ranch area, it must be on a leash.
  • Anasazi Casita is closed for check in at 4 pm; do not arrive after this time.
  • Check-out time is 11 AM.


Other Details:

  • Prior to your arrival you will wish to shop for all of your food, drink, and snacks for your entire stay.
  • Radios and cellular telephones do not work in the canyon.
  • If you plan on swimming in the soaking tank or ranch pond, please bring a bathing suit.
  • The camp site is a zero impact area. It is important to us that you use the existing cow trails when hiking.
  • We suggest that you bring head lamps if you want to read at night
  • More pictures of Gallina Canyon Ranch are available on our More Images web page.

Our Gallina Canyon Ranch philosophy:

  • No Trash
  • No Trail
  • No Trace
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Your Hosts, Anasazi Ruin Family Camp
The water is good to drink
Your Hosts, Anasazi Ruin Family Camp Dining area Your Hosts, Anasazi Ruin Family Camp
Living room area
Your Hosts, Anasazi Ruin Family Camp
Your hosts, Andrew and Elizabeth
Nestled under the shade of three picturesque pine trees, Anasazi is surrounded by red sand stone cliffs that soar 1,700 feet above the canyon floor.

The soaking tank is continuously fed from a fresh water spring, and includes a table and chairs for use inside the tank.

Anasazi Ruin Family Camp, Shark Tank
Mint grows at Shark Tank
Anasazi Ruin Family Camp Mosquitoes are not a problem in Gallina Canyon. With a spectacular view during the day and awe-inspiring panorama of stars at night, the soaking tank area is a great place to enjoy the sights and sound of the canyon. Bring a star map and toast marshmallows over the propane fire pit bowl, then lay back in the provided "gravity chairs" and watch for meteors streaking across the velvet black sky. Stock tank at Anasazi Ruin Family Camp
The outhouse at the camp is a two seater.
64,000 BTU space heater Anasazi Cabin is designed for groups of people. If you have a camping event planned, please consider holding it at Anasazi Ruin Glamping Cabin: with West Camp, there is plenty of space for facilitators and attendees. Drum circles; painting get-aways; writer's camp-out: we have the space! Albert at Anasazi Cabin

West Camp Is Available with Anasazi Cabin

When two families "Glamp" together and wish to sleep in separate areas, West Camp is available for the second family. Group Camping is also available here. West Camp is exclusive with the rental of Anasazi.

West Camp has:

  • Cabela Alaskan Guide tent
  • Attached ten by ten foot gazebo
  • Two comfortable cots
  • All bedding
  • Fresh spring water
  • Cold water shower
  • Outhouse
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tent at Anasazi Ruin Family Camp
West Camp Kitchen
Shark Tank at Anasazi Ruin
Shark Tank is between Anasazi Cabin and West Camp
Shower stall at Anasazi Ruin Family Camp
Cabinet space is provided at the shower.

The specially designed protected play area

When staying at Anasazi, you may hike or drive to the main ranch and enjoy a cool swim in our spring fed pond. There you will find Slither The Loch Gallina Monster, a water trampoline, kayaks, boogie boards, and assorted water toys. There is a wisteria arbor with table and chairs for shade.
The children's playground is at the main ranch house close to the swim pond. Internet WiFi is available here, along with swings, teeter totter, monkey bars, donkey cart, and wagon. The grape arbor provides table and chairs under shade for parents to enjoy while their children play.

Children and adults are invited to tour our organic garden and learn about how we grow our produce.

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