With a century of experience and tradition already part of this historic Santa Fe escape, Bishop’s Lodge is now readying its thoroughly restored and thoughtfully reimagined mountain treasure for the next generation. Moments from Santa Fe’s historic Plaza, Bishop’s Lodge is a 317-acre adventurer’s paradise at the foot of the enchanting Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Your personal world of discovery awaits.


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Horseback Riding

Trail Riding for first timers and life timers

Horses are as much a part of the West as glorious sunsets. Our private stables are home to trained wranglers who are here to get you trail-ready whether a family taking their first ride together, or experienced riders out to explore miles of trails and ever-changing scenery, from craggy creek bottoms to endless high trails through the National Forest.

Incomparable Weddings

A 150-year old Chapel is just the beginning

Your wedding should be all yours – whatever you have in mind (or haven’t even imagined yet) we’ve created countless places with endless possibilities for your best moments ever! Take your vows in the Chapel Garden, out on The Lawn, along a running stream, in the meadow, atop a mesa, or any of our indoor places of beauty throughout Bishop’s Lodge.

Secret Spot

Private onsite Trout Stream

Wetting a line has never been easier than along the banks of our private spring- fed Trout Stream. The cascade of rushing water prepares you for the rush of excitement that awaits from working on new techniques or practicing old favorites. For the ultimate experience, our Orvis® certified guides can take you off the grid for exclusive access to private waters and elusive species. We can also outfit novice and veteran alike with the newest and finest Orvis gear right here at The Outpost.

Beyond Any Spa

Turquesa, Healing Arts Studio, by Sylvia Sepielli

Invigorating treatments inspired by ancient traditions, indigenous minerals and local botanica – these high desert influences are brought together in a healing studio dedicated to natural well-being, growth and life lived in full balance. Therapies offered privately indoors or outside amidst an enchanting landscape.

Culinary Adventures

Dine under stars or at a table near one

Known as the Father of Southwestern Cuisine, Dean Fearing has spent a lifetime preparing exceptional meals for those with a taste for inventive dining experiences. Here at SkyFire, working with locally sourced ingredients, smoke and a bold imagination, everything from traditional Santa Fe favorites to exciting new creations are celebrated and explored – making dining an unforgettable delight for the senses.

Hiking Explorations

Our trails go on, and on, and …

Famous for mountain air, low humidity and open skies, Santa Fe is a paradise for walkers and hikers. From sun-splashed trails to journeys under a canopy of trees, along inclines as gentle or as challenging as you see fit. As you climb to higher elevations,endless views unfold before your eyes.
And with the Santa Fe National Forest as our next door neighbor, we offer unparalleled access to scores of connected trails.

Mountain Bike Nirvana

Life’s very best ups and downs

Acclaimed as one of America’s top ten mountain biking destinations, excellent trails extend for miles throughout the 317 acres of Bishop’s Lodge, with hundreds more winding their way through the adjacent Santa Fe National Forest, including the silver-rated Windsor Trail. Our cycling pros are here to outfit and assist riders of every skill level, whether for guided or self-led adventures.

Take Santa Fe Home

Exclusive Nathalie boutique is here.

A favorite Santa Fe tradition is browsing through the iconic Nathalie store on Canyon Road. It’s a treasury of collectible antiques, jewelry and the finest Western wear. Now, for guests, we are honored to feature Nathalie at Bishop’s Lodge, offering one-of-a kind items curated by none other than Nathalie herself.

Artist in Residence

Talk art with the artists themselves

Santa Fe has long been a mecca for artists in every media and aficionados alike. For the ultimate in art appreciation, we have cultivated a number of valued relationships with important artists, gallery owners, historians and professors, to spend significant time exclusively with our guests here at our Gallery.

Historic Grounds

An original Chapel, an original retreat

Founded in 1860’s as a private residence and retreat for pioneering Bishop John-Baptiste Lamy of France, the heart of Bishop’s Lodge is its charming Chapel. This oldest of all the preserved structures has been lovingly restored to its austere, and intimate form.

Group Building

A modern take on the classic Bunk House

Like a private retreat within the grander retreat, our Bunkhouse offers an unforgettable experience for groups of friends, business travelers, or families. This authentically styled two-story Bunkhouse is home to 12 private guest rooms, surrounding a great room below with massive fireplace. Ideal for gatherings and reunions, there’s also an inviting covered porch looking out onto great views.

Santa Fe Style

Romantic Kiva Suites

Secreted away, The Kivas are located hillside well above the Lodge and beyond the Chapel. Featuring the richest indoor/outdoor living spaces in all of Bishop’s Lodge, each of these exceptional Kiva accommodations have their own private plunge pool, two fireplaces and fire pit – as well as the finest long views in Santa Fe.


Resort features include:

  • Over 300 acres of natural beauty
  • Shared border with 1.5 million acre Santa Fe National Forest
  • Trail Riding Stables
  • Direct access to acres of exclusive trails
  • Access to mountain bike trails extending for miles
  • Healing Arts Studio by spa visionary, Sylvia Sepielli
  • Private Trout Stream
  • Orvis®-certified fly fishing guides
  • Fitness pavilion with personal trainers
  • Two outdoor pools, private cabanas
  • Poolside beverage service
  • Two Dogs Café, grill & coffee bar
  • Historic Lamy’s Chapel
  • Chapel Garden for intimate ceremonies
  • The Lawn for curated events
  • The Gallery, a showcase for prominent artists
  • Artist in Residence hosts special receptions
  • The Lodge Hall
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  • Historic-retreat-turned-resort moments from the heart of Santa Fe Plaza
  • Nestled in the verdant Tesuque valley and connected to the majestic Santa Fe National Forest
  • SkyFire restaurant by legendary Dean Fearing
  • Private Fly Fishing Stream onsite
  • Private Horse Stables and limitless trail adventures
  • Authentic-styled Santa Fe architecture and a delightful variety of accommodations
  • Historic Chapel is on the National Register of Historic Places
  • Healing Arts Studio by Sylvia Sepielli

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