Ever thought you were born a hundred years too late?

Dreamed of riding a good horse through beautiful unspoiled country for miles and days? Ride back in time for a week at the N Bar Ranch in New Mexico where dreams come alive and adventure reigns. From mild to wild we have a ride week for everyone.

What We Offer

The N Bar Ranch, is a century old working cattle and guest ranch located high in the mountains of New Mexico surrounded by 3 million acres of the pristine Gila National Forest.

For over 25 years we have been offering weeklong adventure rides from easy going to extreme, we have something for everyone!

Travel the dim trails on one of our "Pathfinder Rides" or a "Big Loop Ride" or maybe test or learn new skills by saddling up for "Ride for Curly's Gold" a new week long adventure for 2016.

You can also enjoy the comforts of our ranch as a home base during our General Riding weeks, where each day is spent in brand new country and each night in your own cozy cabin.
Whichever ride you choose you can count on a great time with great people in great country!

Bring Your Own Horse!
You are welcome and encouraged to bring your own horse on any of our rides and ranch weeks.

"Rent the Ranch" - Groups, clubs, reunions, individuals, hikers, bikers, riders, porch sitters. Anyone can rent the entire ranch for a week. 7 cabins, cookhouse, shower house, corrals. Bring your own food, do your own cooking, make your own adventure! Call for details.
Who Comes
Our guests are about 50/50 men and women.
85% of the people who come are horse owners.
Most folks are from the upper midwest, New England and the mid Atlantic states. We also get many friends from western Europe.

DIY Horseback in the Gila National Forest - click here for more information

Hunters, we are located in the heart of the Gila National Forest, New Mexico, and right in the middle of New Mexico Game Unit 16a, with easy access to unit 16d and 16b. This is one of the top areas for trophy elk in the entire United States.

N Bar Ranch
P.O.Box 409 Reserve, New Mexico 87830
Email: nbarranch@hughes.net
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