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The Ocamora Retreat Center is located in Mora County, northeastern New Mexico. It is a 3 hour drive from Albuquerque, 2 hour drive from Santa Fe, 1 Â1/2 hour drive east of Taos, and a 1 hour drive north of Las Vegas, New Mexico.
There is no public transportation to the Ocate area. Las Vegas, New Mexico is served by both Amtrak and bus service â€" it may be possible to arrange for pick up in Las Vegas. The most commonly used travel options include the use of private or rental cars, ride sharing from Santa Fe, or pre-arranged group shuttle service from the Albuquerque airport.
Following are directions from the Albuquerque or Santa Fe area:
From Albuquerque or Santa Fe to Ocate, NM take IH 25 north. Once in Las Vegas, take first exit (#343 - exit to right / turn left at the stop sign). In approximately 1.6 miles, take LEFT at 7th Street / Chevron Station. Follow 7th Street through town. North of the intersection with Mills Avenue, 7th Street becomes NM 518 . Continue straight ahead (north) on NM 518 for 22 miles to La Cueva. Turn RIGHT at La Cueva / Salmon Ranch (old mill) onto NM 442. Continue 23 miles north on NM 442 to the village of Ocate. At 'T" junction in 'downtown' Ocate, turn LEFT and continue exactly 3.1 miles. At 14 mile marker turn RIGHT onto dirt road. The Ocamora Retreat Center (a cluster of adobe buildings surrounded by huge cottonwood trees) is located in ONE MILE on the RIGHT.
If necessary, call Ocamora at 575/666-2389 for further assistance.