Box Canyon at Ghost Ranch
ACA Canyon Rating – 1A I
The “Box Canyon” at Ghost Ranch is amazing…is open to the public…and was named by Georgia O’Keeffe
Go visit it… it is one of the 7000 wonders of New Mexico…!!!
…one of several small waterfalls along the “Box Canyon” hike, at the famous GHOST RANCH.
The 12’ falls in the photo above is off-trail up Box Canyon’s “North Fork.”
name- Box Canyon
GPS coordinates- ±36°20.738’N 106°27.211’W
accommodations- Ghost Ranch is wonderful educational business that welcomes the public and hiking their trails is free by signing in at the office.
ownership of the Box Canyon - Carson National Forest
access- a 2-mile trail will take you up to the “Box Canyon” and the falls
nearest town- Ghost Ranch is about 12 miles west of Abiquiu on US Hwy 84
fun fact- Amazing, beautiful “slickrock” desert
This is a wonderful, beautiful place and an easy 2 mile trail-hike. See the map below.
Enhanced USGS 7.5’ topo map
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