August 2, 2013 at 10:38 AM

Valles Caldera’s Banco Bonito Reopens

By Susie Morgan

Hoof Prints in Santa Fe

Susie Morgan is a lifetime lover of horses, the outdoors and lives for adventures. She lives in Las Campanas, and is reconnecting with horses after working 27 years in New York City.


After devastating fires that claimed almost 30% of the Valles Caldera, the staff has reopened much of the equestrian trails – Banco Bonito.  Weekends are available and camping is possible. Rides are limited to 40 horses per day.

There are limited facilities at the camp site – permanent bathrooms but no showers. Stock water provided. Ride dates are Saturdays and Sundays $10pp.  

Only weekends in August are open, so time is limited to ride this pristine property commonly known as the Old Baca Land.

CAMPING DAYS ARE BACK: August 10, and August 24th for $25 pp. 20 person limit.

First come first served – for more information see to make your reservations - or call (866) 382-5537 for more information.