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Philmont Scout Ranch

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Route 1, Cimarron, NM 87714-0035
+1 505-376-2281
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Scouting at its Best

All scouts should experience the High Adventure that awaits them at Philmont. There are too many... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lance M
Went to the new museum

We went to the museum when it technically wasn’t open yet. We were the only people besides staff... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jeremy B
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“training center” (12 reviews)
“day trek” (8 reviews)
“trading post” (13 reviews)
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Route 1, Cimarron, NM 87714-0035
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"training center"
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"day trek"
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"trading post"
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"god's country"
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"outdoor adventure"
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"waite phillips"
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"life changing experience"
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"mountain peaks"
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"new mexico"
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"young men and women"
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"santa fe trail"
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"red river"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

All scouts should experience the High Adventure that awaits them at Philmont. There are too many opportunities to list, so go and see what awaits!

Thank Lance M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the museum when it technically wasn’t open yet. We were the only people besides staff that was there because only the gift shop had been officially opened. There had also been a fire in the area so the town had only just...More

Thank Jeremy B
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

My scout troop offered Philmont Scout Ranch as an option for a high adventure in the summer of 2017. Seeing as I was going to be 14 and had always wanted to go on a high adventure, I decided to take this opportunity and sign...More

1  Thank Grant O
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

This place is amazing! What a campus. We had a conference here the last weekend in April and it was really amazing.

Thank Kathrin C
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

It was a thrill to travel to the Philmont Scout ranch. As an Eagle Scout it wqas always one of my goals to see this legendary site in New Mexico. I finally made it. Many thanks to Pete, the Trading Post Manager, who kept the...More

Thank Bruce D
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

Philmont is often a life changing experience and always for the better. Scouts participate in 12 day treks as members of the Boy Scouts of America. The treks are rugged, hard, beautiful and amazing in ways that the English language lacks words to describe. Participants...More

Thank cleflar
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

The trip to Philmont Scout Ranch (PSR) was amazing. We went on a 12 day trek and the staff was amazing! The food was decent and the activities were pretty cool! Definitely recommend coming to PSR!

Thank david_ross20
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

Visited Philmont twice as an adult leader in a BSA troop. One trip was the traditional backpacking trek and the second was a horseback Cavalcade trek. Both were awesome experiences at a stunningly beautiful corner of New Mexico. The staff and program there is so...More

1  Thank txyz
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Reviewed 24 November 2017

Simply stopping here was a treat. What Boy Scout did not want to go to Philmont. Simply driving by the ranch and seeing what I missed out on was sad yet wonderful. Great to see what the Scouts experience.

2  Thank Cavydad
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Several museums that tell the story of the Santa Fe trail. A training center that rivals big resorts and conference centers. Plus, a ranch that has camped over a million young men and women since it opened. Adult men all over America ask each other...More

1  Thank kiyaker
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Amy J
10 January 2017|
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Response from Dan D | Reviewed this property |
I don't think it's an issue since you aren't hiking. The good part is that there won't be many people there. The museum can get crowded. Plus, it would be neat to see the mountains with a fair amount of snow on them still.
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Ativ01
2 May 2016|
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Response from Kris S |
Basically the higher up you are, the better the phone service. I have Verizon, which was slow at base camp, but received service on Baldy Mtn., in Elkhorn and Santa Clause camps.
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Joel G
10 November 2015|
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Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
I feel the experience of 7 days is almost the same as 12 days. i feel it's the rush that one feels in being at Philmont that makes the experience.
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