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Peñasco Attractions, Art, and Activities



There is so much to do and see in Peñasco and the surrounding area.

Read an article from the Taos News 2012 Visitors' Guide


'Beyond Taos' is a comprehensive and up-to-the-minute guide to events in and around Taos.  Visit their website, and follow the link to the High Road Villages


Here are just a few ideas:



  • Picuris Pueblo: historical site, Bison herd, Disc Golf course,

traditional events.  575 587 2519;

  • Disc Golf:  Two Gray Hares 18-hole Course, Vadito, 575 587 2087; 

Picuris Pueblo 27-hole Course, 575 587 2519;

  • Santa Barbara: - Hiking/Camping.

Click link for information: USForestry Santa Barbara;

  • Rock Climbing: Jicarita Peak

  • River Fishing: Santa Barbara. Click for info: SBFishing;

  • Star Gazing and Astronomy: By arrangement with local guide, Lee Mesibov.

Email: LeeMesibov at gmail dot com

  • Rock Hounding:  Geology

  • All-Terrain Bicycling: AllTrails

  • Art Classes:  Art

  • Peñasco Theatre:

  • Historic Missions and Churches: - Las Trampas, Picuris Pueblo;



- ArtMaker Co-op at the SPOT, Classes & Workshops.    575 587 0202

- Gaucho Blue Fine Art: Contemporary local art in a variety of media. 
     575 587 1076

- Donna Caulton (Chamisal): Painting and Print-making.   575 587 2721

- Andrew & Lorrie Garcia:  Garcia Spanish Colonial Arts, 575 587 2968

1325 State Rd 75, Rio Lucio.  

- TDLT Fiber Artisans: Weaving, Accessories, Classes.   575 758 1730

- Light Mountain Gallery: Paintings by Leigh Gusterson.  575 587 1990

- Sue Leslie:  Fun classes in Cake Decorating, Fabric painting,

Zentangles etc.  575 587 2087



Peñasco/Rio Lucio:

Room in private house: Click for details

Llano San Juan:

 Three private bedrooms

     with bathrooms

  Email:   Casa Veranda

   Phone:  830.708.4822



Rodarte/Llano de la Yegua/Santa Barbara:   575 587 1710

Martinez y Ewens Anasazi Ranch B&B

Farmhouse Casita - efficiency apt in Llano (airbnb) 505-417-0155



Sipapu Ski & Summer Resort






Sugar Nymphs Bistro: 575 587 0311,

El Ya Merito: Burgers and more...  15019A State Rd 75,  575 779 6620

La Jicarita Harvest: 14082 State Rd 75. 505 321 3152 (call ahead for opening times)

Victor's Drive-In: 14060 State Road 75


Want to read more about our local history and culture?

Click here for a list of recommended books

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