Frequently Asked Questions


Rates, Reservations and Refunds

What costs are included in the room rates?

Our rates are listed on our booking engine website here. 

In addition to the rate shown, the State of New Mexico requires us to collect an 11.875% lodging tax.

Rates published on this website are based on the lowest possible rates for each cabin. Rates include a maximum of 2-4 people per cabin based on cabin size. Extra persons are $25 each per night, including children.

Late checkout fee: we have a narrow window of time to get your cabin ready for our next guests. If you check out anytime after 11:00 am, you’ll be accessed a $50 late fee

What is the cancellation policy?

Summer cabin reservations for May 24 to August 18 are NON-REFUNDABLE.

Reservations for the remainder of the year can get a full refund for cancellations made 21 days in advance. A one-night stay will be charged for cancellations made less than 21 days in advance.

What are your minimum stays?

For the summer months (May 24- August 18, 2024), we now have a 4-night minimum stay for weekend stays over Friday-Saturday. Summer stays Sunday-Thursday and from August 19 – May 23 remain as a 2-night minimum stay. 

Do you have a late checkout fee?

Late checkout fee: we have a narrow window of time to get your cabin ready for our next guests. If you check out anytime after 11 a.m., you’ll be charged a $150 late fee.

How do I make a reservation?
How far in advance should I make a reservation?

During the “high season” (May 15–September 1) we recommend you book at least 2 months in advance—especially if you’re planning on reserving more than one cabin. In the off-season several weeks in advance is usually sufficient. Starting in 2024, summer cabin reservations for May 24 to August 18, 2024, are NON-REFUNDABLE after January 31, 2024.

Is there a discount rate for an extended stay?

Yes. We often have writers, artists and retirees staying for a month or more. Call us for details and to make arrangements at  (575) 588-7261

Is it cheaper in the off-season?
Yes. Our rates are reduced between October and May. See our Online Booking Engine for the best rates during your stay. 
How many people are included in the rate?

Rates include 2-4 people per cabin depending on cabin size  – additional persons are $25 each per night. Extra charges apply to children and adults. 

Do you have additional fees?

Our booking rate is inclusive of all of our services and amenities, including WiFi. Rates include 2-4 people per cabin  – additional persons are $25 each per night. We charge $50 for leaving dirty dishes and $150 if you leave after 11:00 a.m. 

How do I make a reservation for a group?

We welcome groups and special events and can make arrangements to accommodate your dates and rooming needs. Contact us at (575) 588-7261 to make a group reservation.


What is provided at Corkins Lodge?
  • All cabins have linens, blankets, and towels, a fully-equipped kitchen (including plates, dishes, cups, silverware, utensils), a wood stove, and a gas-fueled BBQ grill.

  • We offer free WiFi internet access. But please note that due to our remote mountain location, the signal is neither strong nor consistent.

  • Cell phones: due to our remote mountain location cell phone signals can also be weak and inconsistent. 

  • Parking on-site is included.
What do you recommend bringing?
  • All your own food (and spices). The kitchens are fully equipped to handle all your cooking needs.

  • Want to go out to eat? See our Dining page for details.

  • Seasonally-appropriate outdoor clothing. Layers of clothing work best to handle the range of temperatures that can happen during the day: summer days will range from the high-50º’s (14ºC) at night to the mid-80º’s (30ºC) during the day; winters can range from below 0º (-18ºC) at night to the 40º’s (7ºC) during the day.

  • In all seasons have comfortable, sturdy shoes.

  • Hats, sunglasses, sunblock, insect repellent, and your bathing suit/towel for the pool (or river).

What is there to do at Corkins Lodge?

See our Activities section to learn about all the great things to do at Corkins Lodge including hiking, swimming, fishing, hunting, and area attractions.

What is not permitted at Corkins Lodge?

Corkins Lodge is designed as a peaceful, natural retreat, so you should remember to be considerate of other guests’ experience.

  • Pets are not allowed. This is to protect the wildlife on our property.

  • You should leave home anything that will disturb others, such as loud stereo systems.

  • We do not have televisions in any of our cabins.

  • Rock climbing is prohibited. You cannot scale the cliffs either with or without gear.

  • You cannot use ATV’s or other motorized vehicles.

  • Hunting is not allowed on the Lodge grounds.

  • All cabins and community spaces are non-smoking. Guests can only smoke on cabin porches.

  • Please don’t litter and properly discard of any trash.

  • Currently all of our public and community spaces are closed due to COVID-19 Coronavirus safety precautions 
Are Service Animals Permitted?

As Corkins Lodge is a wildlife preserve for the safety of your pet and the wildlife, we do not accept pets.  Service Animals are welcome. However, they must be identified with a Service Animal vest and be on a leash at all times. We do not allow emotional support animals.