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.”


beta facts

name- Box Canyon

elevation- 6900’

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


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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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