Welcome To

Ike's Canyon Ranch

A High Plains Desert Writers Retreat

Welcome To

Ike's Canyon Ranch

A High Plains Desert Writer's Retreat

Maintained by Writers for Writers


"You may not be able to imagine a place where you can wake up with a thought and keep it, work it, savor it all day without interruption. But you now have the opportunity to visit such a place."

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Jerry Elkins, Proprietor of

Ike's Canyon Ranch  

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It's so quiet here

we can think.

What We Offer @ ike's
Residencies 2020
adjusted due to COvid 19
 A Writing Workshop @ Ike's 2020
adjusted due to COvid 19
workshops around the world
Adjusted due to Covid 19
Solo stays for Epic projects
Private Retreats for Writing groups
Brief introductions
writer / teacher

potter / lawyer /




A Day in the life of a writer

@ Ike's

by Rebecca Starks


A Vacation, my wiritng and me

by Lenore Myka

A picture show

Where's Ike's?


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Mailing address:

PO Box 847

Eureka, NV 89316

Physical address:

3350 Ike's Canyon Road

Manhattan, NV 89022

Dick Hull, fiction writer, specialist in fish tales, frequently seen at Ike's

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