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This property sits among 1500 acres ranging from an easy Interstate Highway I-25 access to the "remote" top of the Old Raton Pass Highway. This cabin sits at the top of the property on the Old Raton Pass; four-wheel drive required. One bedroom (queen), one bath with open loft (with 2 twin beds) newly built cabin. Kitchenette with microwave, refrigerator/freezer, keurig, double electric hot plate with cooking supplies, indoor ninja grill, DVD's, TV and internet (WiFi & cell phone signals, of course depending on your carrier some may be better than others).
This property features mind-blowing views of 3 states, incredible hiking among the Native American ruins, fossils, rocks, plants and minerals of the high desert. From river beds and ponds, to mini-canyons, ravines and meadows, bird caves and many more hidden corners of the earth! Make some memories here and truly "get away". Every kind of wildlife lives on this property so have your camera handy: chipmunks, squirrel, turkey, bear, bobcat, cougar, elk, deer, fox, coyote, and tons of birds from magpies to western tanagers and yes a pair of eagles! Visit our personal website for pictures and history of the property at: halfmoonranchnewmexico.com
Just minuets from downtown Raton and Sugarite State Park with 3 lakes, camping, hiking, fishing and gorgeous views. Tour the foundations and trails of the old Sugarite mining town ruins. Eighteen miles to Trinidad, 1 hour to Eagle's Nest, 1.5 hours to Taos and Red River. Two hours to Colorado Springs, 3 to Denver and Albuquerque. Excellent base-camp to explore the New Mexico and Colorado Rockies.
Although this property is approximately 2 miles from town, it is about a 20 min. drive up to the top. We want guests to get all they can out of their stay, so we recommend getting your supplies ahead of the scheduled check-in/meet-up. That being said, please plan on arriving as close to check in time as possible and most definitely before dark. We understand travel times may be difficult to plan but we want you to get the most our of your stay. If you need assistance to the property, you will need to arrive before dark. We expect to guide you to the location so as to not get lost. We will contact you for meet-up ahead of time.
Small selection of books, DVD's, outdoor games, fire pit, BBQ grill, picnic table.
*Please inquire about our other 2 properties in this town as well, if needed more space, etc. 4500 SF home (sleeps 12-14; close to the lake) and two bedroom completely remodeled farmhouse with full kitchen (sleeps 4; on same property). All properties are within 2-3 miles of each other.
**No off-roading currently available (ATV's, etc.). You may DRIVE on the marked routes only. Four-wheel drive required to get to this property. No smoking inside facilities and no hunting available. This property is in remote and extreme territory. Extreme caution must be taken seriously with regard to terrain, weather and wild animals for YOUR safety.
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