Z Lazy B Mountain Retreat and Guest Ranch

Z Lazy B Mountain Retreat and Guest Ranch centered in the heart of the pristine Zuni Mountains offers a visitor experience like no where else in the Four Corners.  The Ranch offers spacious cabins with downhome country cooking.  You can hunt, fish, ride horse, mountain bike, hike or just enjoy the great out doors.  Our facilities can be used for corporate, social, group and social events.  Come enjoy delicious food with an incredible back drop.

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Latitude: 35.3190471 Longitude: -108.4548855 Elevation: 7910 ft

Lodging Style and Amenities

Tastefully decorated like you would have at home, our cabins are designed to allow you to stretch out and enjoy yourself.  Complete with living and dining areas, you have speace to breathe the clean air here!  All cabins are congiured to hold 8 adults comfortablely.  All cabins have a fully equipped kitchen with a refrigerator, stove, microwave oven, toaster, coffee pot, as well as a complete set of pots, pans, dinnerware and utensils to cook you own food-if you choose to do so.  A full American breakfast is included in the rate, and many guests choose to have us cook for their stay.  Z Lazy B offers different cabins configurations to get you what you need for the same price. 

Breakfast Style Served

Full and Hearty Breakfast

Season Open

Year-round, weather permitting

Ranch Activities Available

The Ranch offers a variety of activities and experiences. Whether you have a group of 3 or 300 we can serve your needs. Our facilities are equipped to feed up to 300 people or more.  We are also perfect for retreats and conferences for up to 45 people.

Rate Range

$120 per night double occupancy, Additional persons are $15/night, Kids under 7 are free

Driving Directions

From I-40 - take exit 33, heading north on NM400.  Drivers will pass by Hilso Trailhead, Quaking Aspen Campground, and McGaffey Lake where the road becomes graveled and named County Road 50.  Drivers will drive until a four-way insection and turn right on County Road 402 and less than a half-mile on left will be our entrance.

Locally or Family Owned Business Notes

Around the turn of the 20th Century, the Basgal family immigrated from Russia to the United States.  They came up from Mexico to this area in Western New Mexico and homesteaded on this land.  A mile away, the town of Page was bustling with business and people, most of it as a result from the logging camps nearby.  There was a post office, a school, a store.  Later, the town slowly dwindled as the logging crews left and the winters made it difficult for wagons and Model A trucks to get to bigger towns, such as Gallup and Grants. 

As time went on, many of the families that lived in this area moved into town or to other areas.  The Basgal family was no exception.  One by one, the brothers and sisters moved elsewhere, most of them to Colorado.  Eventually, Pete Basgal was the only one left.  He farmed the land, raised cattle, and held a job at the refinery 30 miles down the road.  His family lived on the land and they made the best of it.  Eventually, even Pete and his family moved into town, but he insisted that he could not part with the land.  So he kept working with it, year after year.

Eventually, Pete's daughter, Jeanne, took over the duties of the Ranch.  She and her husband, Mickey Fuhs, continued with the tasks her father began years ago, and then began to raise some thoroughbred horses here.  In time, some of their horses have found success on the racetracks across the United States.  However, it was clear to Mickey and Jeanne that the ranch offered some great opportunities for those who didn't enjoy the advantages of country living.  With that vision, they built five cabins and a dining hall.  Thus began the Z Lazy B Guest Ranch.

In the fall of 2000, Jeanne and Mickey began construction on five cabins and the dining hall, and completed them in the spring of 2001.
We welcome you to come out and visit anytime.  We'll put some food on the griddle, and pour you a hot cup of coffee and treat you like you've been here for awhile.  As Mickey would say, "Where we treat you like family, and not just a friend."

ADA Accessibility Notes

We also have a handicapped-accessible cabin available for our mobility-impaired guests-please call for details.

Pet Friendly Notes

Yes, pet-friendly

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