Ghost Ranch, Abiquiu, New Mexico, USA

Ghost Ranch the scene of so many Hollywood cowboy films is located on the far eastern end of the Colorado Plateau. It’s colorful rock formations are a result of it escaping the infamous uplift of the Laramide Orogeny and subsequent erosion events.

Ghost Ranch, Abiquiu, New Mexico, USA

Ghost Ranch the scene of so many Hollywood cowboy films is located on the far eastern end of the Colorado Plateau. It’s colorful rock formations are a result of it escaping the infamous uplift of the Laramide Orogeny and subsequent erosion events.

Ghost Ranch is a place of magnificent natural beauty, comprising deep, multicolored canyons and cliffs, plains, grasslands and streams. Its rocks span 130 million years of ancient geological history, representing lakes, floodplains, and deserts. Its fossils illuminate the beginning of the Age of Dinosaurs in North America and provide a new paradigm of how they took over terrestrial ecosystems for the next 150 million years.

Its archaeological record predates adobe walls and kivas; its hearths and other sites date to 8000 years ago.

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U.S. 84 1708
Abiquiu 87510 NM US
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