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Guest Ranches in Colorado

Guest Ranches in Colorado

by Dusty Dave

Ranch Guide - Pick a location

Deer Valley RanchDeer Valley Ranch
Nathrop, Colorado

Since 1954, Deer Valley’s philosophy has remained the same: “To provide a beautiful setting where families can vacation in a Christian atmosphere.” Located between two 14,000 foot peaks, the ranch is surrounded by beautiful mountain country and we’re glad to share it with you, by foot or by horse! In addition to hiking and horseback riding, enjoy western and specialty meals, hot springs pools, fishing, complimentary golf, children and teen programs. Join us for western fun, simple pleasures and lifetime memories!

To learn more visit Deer Vally Ranch

Drowsy Water RanchDrowsy Water Ranch
Granby, Colorado

For over 70 years this 600 acre ranch, nestled in its own private mountain valley, has provided folks from around the world with an authentic western vacation. The Ranch has programs for all ages. From infants to teenagers and parents to grandparents alike, there's something for everyone. Enjoy horseback riding, swimming, horseshoes, steak fries, trout fishing, square dancing, jeep trips, song fests, campfires, hayrides, movies, pack trips, staff entertainment, gymkhana rodeos and raft trips. The fresh mountain air here will do you good.

To learn more visit Drowsy Water Ranch

North Fork RanchNorth Fork Ranch
Shawnee, Colorado

Rekindle the spirit of the West! At North Fork Ranch time is measured by the arc of the sun and the shadows of the mountains. This is your place to connect with nature, rejuvenate your spirit, and remember just how many starts there are in the sky! An all inclusive program makes decisions easy: horseback riding in the majestic Rocky Mountains, thrilling whitewater rafting, trading tales around the campfire, intimate accommodations, and dining with a gourmet flare. Heated pool, massage, trap/target shooting, above timberline hiking easily making memories for a lifetime. You’ll feel right at home!

To learn more visit North Fork Ranch

Wilderness Trails RanchWilderness Trails Ranch
Durango, Colorado

Relax, Rekindle, Reconnect, Rejuvenate, and Recharge at Wilderness Trails. Captivating seclusion in the spectacular San Juan Mountains of SW Colorado near Durango. Indulge in their unique blend of the past and present. Charming well-appointed log cabins. Top-notch horses, cattle work, riding by skill level, certified instructors. Kids bored? Not here! They offer programs for children ages 3-5, 6-11, and teens as well. Other activities include a dip in the pool, a hot tub, fishing, water skiing, rodeos, hay rides, rafting, country dancing and lessons, candlelight dinners and cookouts. Located near Mesa Verde Cliff Dwellings and Narrow Gauge Railroad, you'll have plenty to do and see. June discounts. September is for adults only.

To learn more visit Wilderness Trails Ranch

If You Go…

Deer Vally Ranch
16825 CR 162
Nathrop, CO 81236
Phone: 719.395.2353
Toll-Free: 1.800.284.1708
Fax: 719.395.2394

Drowsy Water Ranch
Ken & Randy Sue Fosha
P.O. Box 147
Greenby, CO 80446
Phone: 970.725.3456
Toll-Free: 1.800.845.2292

North Fork Ranch
P.O. Box B
55395 Highway 285
Shawnee, CO 80475
Phone: 303.838.9873
Toll-Free: 1.800.843.9873

Wilderness Trails Ranch
23486 CR 501
Bayfield, CO 81122
Toll-Free: 1.800.527.2624

Source: Rustic Vacations