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J.W. Eaves Movie Ranch

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Santa Fe, NM
+1 505-474-3045
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No longer in business

Despite this place still being advertised, it is apparently no longer open for business. The movie... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2016
Grand Prairie, Texas
Waste of gas

Most unfriendly folks ever! A rotting old movie set, not worth the drive. One of the buildings is... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2016
Mona P
Huntsville, Texas
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Eaves Movie Ranch is a working movie set and events venue just south of Santa Fe, NM. The property is not open to the public - only to film productions and special events. We don't give tours. If you want to plan an event, wedding, music concert, or party, please call or e-mail us. Thanks !
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15 Oct 2016
“No longer in business”
10 Mar 2016
“Waste of gas”
Santa Fe, NM
+1 505-474-3045
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

Despite this place still being advertised, it is apparently no longer open for business. The movie sets are there but there is a posted Keep Out sign and when we drove a short way down the driveway, a not too happy man came out of...More

3  Thank LeaRhea
Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

Most unfriendly folks ever! A rotting old movie set, not worth the drive. One of the buildings is in decent shape to look at

1  Thank Mona P
Reviewed 22 July 2015

Eaves Movie Ranch is a replication of an old Western town, used for shooting Western movies, and also serves as a venue for events. Here you are transported to the Old West, complete with church, saloon, jail, mercantile, and a blacksmith. There is no action...More

2  Thank Paniola
Reviewed 12 October 2014

My wife and I have just completed Route 66 (insofar as it exists) on a Harley with an Eaglerider group on a tight schedule and had the great pleasure of visiting this place after an overnight stay in Santa Fe. Tommy, caretaker and resident (and...More

2  Thank michael h
Reviewed 19 August 2013

My wife and just got back from our four week western tour vacation. We decided to revisit movie ranch cause we were here about 15yrs. Ago with our 4 kids. For those of you don't know this is a old western movie set used in...More

4  Thank Chuck G
Craig E, Owner at J.W. Eaves Movie Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2014

I am glad you had a good experience with Thomas. However I kindly request that people do not follow the reviewers advice, "If you're in the area, stop by right away." It may be a confusing for people that want to visit because the Movie...More

Reviewed 3 May 2013

We have just returned from our U.S trip (yesterday in fact) and whilst in Albuquerque we dropped in to the Bonanza Ranch run by Imogene, who was an absolute delight, we just knocked on her door trying to find the entrance and were amazed that...More

Thank Carolyn K
Reviewed 31 July 2012

My family and I were passing by on our way to Albuquerque and stopped by the J.W. Eaves Movie Ranch. We read about it on roadsideamerica.com and thought it sounded cool. We were under the impression that it was open to the public but when...More

4  Thank Morgan78_11
Reviewed 30 July 2012

It all depends on if they're filming a movie or not! No matter, as the country surrounding the ranch is awesome and there's many historic sites close at hand to occupy your time there with! Maybe you'll get to be an EXTRA on one of...More

2  Thank tellingbird
Reviewed 1 March 2009

Thomas, the caretaker, was not only a great tour guide but a really good guy period. He met us in the off season on his own time and gave us a great tour. The place is not only fun but historically, it is a treasure!...More

8  Thank EmceeDiva
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