67 Double E Ranch Road ~ Gila, NM ~ 575-535-2047
Bring Your Own Horse to Double E Ranch and Ride into Gila Forest
The very best horseback riding and cozy furnished vacation cabin rentals can be found at Double E Ranch sitting sungged up against the southwestern edge of the 3 million acre Gila National Forest and legendary Aldo Leopold Wilderness area. Now, it's also home to New Mexico Cabin Rentals where you can vacation with your own horse using quality horse facilities, experience expansive vistas, "take your breath away" beauty at every turn and find Nature up close and unexpectedly touchable. By using one of our five comfortably furnished cabins or guesthouses, all with full amenities as your home base, you can follow your next dream adventure from the back of your own horse. Double E Ranch presents you with an open doorway to challenging horseback riding and new adventures on the edge of 3 million acres!
Bring your Own Horse to New Mexico Cabin Rentals at Double E Ranch
Don't just dream it...Do it! If you have a taste for adventure in cozy furnished cabins and new horseback riding challenges, Double E Ranch and New Mexico Cabin Rentals is where you'll find both. For 18 years Double E Ranch owners Debbie and Alan Eggleston shared their 30,000 acre southwest New Mexico ranch with guests from all over the world who sought to live their dreams by riding through hoodoos with stunning mountain and canyon vistas, rugged cliffs, ridges, high desert mesa grasslands and miles of expansive vistas filled with some of the most spectacular views in the Southwest, as untouched today as it was 150 years ago. Inspired by their desire to continue sharing the cowboy way, the western lifestyle, and the magic of southwestern New Mexico with others, they invite you to begin traveling your own road from the back of your own horse. The magic of New Mexico is legendary. The Gila Forest, Aldo Leopold Wilderness region with the Gila River flowing through more than 3,000,000 acres provide a lifetime of horseback riding experiences.
Bring your Saddle Buddies! Riding the Gila Forest can be a life-changing experience. Solitude, serenity, excitement that will pull your perspective to a different lens and rearrange your priorities. Our neighbor and friend is a mature, adventurous horsewoman. It's not uncommon to see her heading out toward the Gila on her trusted half Arab gelding always accompanied by second best four legged friend Dog Scarlotte. Not bothered by riding alone, she blazes her own trails, packs her lunch and a .32 pistol in an ankle holster. Filled with enthusiasm for exploring and discovery, each horseback ride is a new journey. Happy to share Gila horseback insights with fellow horseback fanatics, you'll return to your cabin satisified and tired.
The elevation at Double E Ranch and New Mexico Cabin Rentals begins at 4850 feet and rises to nearly 7000 feet. Terrain is rocky, rugged, sometimes flat, sometimes requiring steep climbs or decends. We suggest your horse be shod and comfortable in this type of environment. See our List of Suggested Items to Bring on Your Horseback Vacation.
The accommodations and horse facilities at Double E Ranch and New Mexico Cabin Rentals provide fully furnished comfort and convenience - everything you'll require to begin enjoying your equestrian vacation immediately. You only need to bring your horse, your personal items, horse tack and feed, your preferred food and beverages (ground coffee?). Each cabin includes a kitchen with full sized appliances, bbq grill, charcoal, lighter fluid, spices and condiments. Hotel quality queen sized mattress, luxury bedding, thick towels, rocking chairs on your covered deck or veranda porch.