Rancho de la Osa Cost is $15 - includes lunch
Rancho de las Osa is an historic ranch and sportsman's paradise, situated on 590 acres and surrounded by an additional 120,000 acres of the Buenos Aires Wildlife Refuge in Sasabe, AZ, near the MX border. It is really a true and historic place made up of luxurious adobe guest rooms, Mexican antiques and vintage furniture and a perfect location for horseback riding, wildlife photography and more. There is a barn with horses.
A long list of historical people have stayed here; John Wayne (guest room 10), Margaret Mitchell (author of Gone With the Wind), Poncho Villa, and several US presidents. The Marshall Plan was drafted at this ranch. On April 3, 1948, President Truman signed the Economic Recovery Act of 1948. It became known as the Marshall Plan, named for Secretary of State George Marshall, who in 1947 proposed that the United States provide economic assistance to restore the economic infrastructure of postwar Europe. You may fall in love and want to come back to stay or maybe have a reunion at the ranch.
Lunch will be a buffet of assorted items. Please inform the the Field Trip Leader if there are dietary restrictions. A cash bar is available prior to lunch. It is recommended to wear comfortable walking shoes, a hat if needed and bring a bottle of water. Please wear your GVR Camera Club badge, if you have one.
Additional information at ranchodelaosa.com
Meet at the Camera Club at 8:15 AM for carpooling, departure at 8:30. Return time is late afternoon. Jane Forester will be our leader. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org or 303-881-3933.
If you need to cancel please contact the Field Trip Facilitator at email@example.com. We may have people on the wait list to take your place.
No refunds after January 25, 2020
All participants need to be responsible for an assessment of their mobility and health issues relating to field trips. Some trips may not be appropriate, but you must make that determination. However, the trip leader may deny participation in a specific field trip to anyone deemed not suitably prepared or able to walk with the group.
The club strives to provide several field trips specifically designed for members with physical limitations.
In order to participate in this event, you must be a member of the GVR Camera Club and GVR.