Little John Yurt
Enchanted Forest offers stunning vistas along meandering forest trails for hiking and mountain biking. It is a 1-mile hike (or bike) to the Little John Yurt (no driving). This is CAMPING (we call it “glamping”), not a hotel room. There is no room or maid service. A wood stove provides heat. You must provide your own sleeping bag (at least 30º or colder rating recommended), pillow, food, drinking water.
Little John is 16-foot in diameter and has beds for 4 or 5: 3 twin and 1 double (futon sofa bed). The beds are comfortable but you will need to bring your own bedding, specifically, a sleeping bag or bags.
Enchanted Forest offers rolling terrain that make hiking, trail running or mountain biking a dream for everyone from novice to expert: no fee required. Check our website for a trail map.
Although Enchanted Forest is near Red River, you cannot drive right to the yurt. You must provide your own “human-powered” transport (hike or mountain bike in summer).
Little John Yurt is a 1-mile hike from the base area of Enchanted Forest Cross Country Ski & Snowshoe Area. Enchanted Forest is located on NM HWY 38 in the Carson National Forest just 3.5 miles east of Red River, New Mexico – gateway to the Wheeler Peak Wilderness Area and the Columbine Hondo Wilderness Study Area. It is a short 45-minute drive from Taos and the Wild Rivers section of the new Rio Grande del Norte National Monument; 2 hours from Santa Fe; 3 hours from Albuquerque; 3.5 hours from Colorado Springs and 4.5 hours from Denver.
The Little John Yurt is semi-primitive but comfortable and features:• Wood stove for heat with firewood • Dining table and chairs• Kitchen area with cooking supplies and cook stove• Gas Lantern• Bunks (you supply bedding. 30º sleeping bags highly recommended)• Outhouse
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