Horseback riding provides a great way to see the scenery and visit an old gold mining town, now abandoned, that is located on the ranch. You can experience shorts rides for beginning riders or have a day long ride, going out with the ranch cowboys and experiencing some of the ranch related activities.
There are plenty of trails for an easy walk to more vigorous hikes. If your interest is bicycles, ride some of our trails that go from a simple ride with extraordinary views to more adventures downhill rides.
If you want to have a more relaxed day, bury your nose in a book in the Hacienda courtyard or play many of the game available, like chess, dominoes, bagamon, ping pong, houseshoes, and cards.
Maybe you want to strike it rich, try your hand at panning for gold. Prospectors have been finding gold here for over two hundred years.
Guided tours can be arranged if you want to see the churches along the many villages along the Sonora River, experience the local cuisine in each place.
The Sonora River being a natural corridor for bird migration makes the ranch a perfect place to observe many varieties of birds like vermilion flycatcher, trogon, and different varieties of humming birds. Bring your binoculars and camera and enjoy the birds and the spectacular scenery.
There are plenty of activities a short distance from the ranch. Play golf at the nine hole golf course in Cananea. Visit the biggest mine in Mexico. Cananea is a city rich in history as it is considered the birthplace of the Mexican Revolution. There are museums, astronomical observatory, restaurants to visit in Cananea.
Visit a private exotic animal reserve, where you will find addax water buffalo, American Bison, wildabeast, llamas, red deer roaming freely in over two thousand acres.
Learn how to make corn or flour tortillas the old fashion way. If you want to have some real coffee, we can teach you to roast and grind your own coffee on a wood burning stove.