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Vermejo Park Ranch
40 Miles W Hwy 555 Raton, NM 87740

Vermejo Park Ranch is a high-end seasonal outdoor recreation resort, located 40 miles west of Raton in the Sangre de Cristo mountain range. Located on the largest trek of privately owned property in the U.S., Vermejo Park Ranch (VPR) has a National Park like setting with ranch-style accommodations and one of the best food experiences offered in northern New Mexico. Think bacon-wrapped bison tenderloin, duo of duck or five peppercorn seared elk chop. With 920 square miles to explore, outdoor activities are abound! Trip types include Fishing, Outdoor Exploration and Winter Escape programs, which are booked with a minimum two night stay. Hunting is offered in the spring and fall, sold at package rates. VPR's Outdoor Exploration is unique to the area, showcasing the region's history through historic site tours- native encampments, adobe ruins and cowboy camps. Hiking, photography tours, land navigation courses, ecology project tours and horseback riding are also available. Our winter season brings ice fishing, snowshoeing, cooking courses and good old fashioned relaxation. Whether it’s outdoor adventure or peaceful escape you seek, our staff can tailor an adventure to suite a variety of skills, abilities and desires. Fitting for family or business, couples or friends, we welcome all age groups. Ask about our youth rates. Our seasons: April-May: Turkey Hunts May-September: Outdoor Exploration & Fishing September-November: Elk, Mule Deer & Bison Hunts February: Winter Escape