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The Premier Spot in Colorado for Family Vacations and Dude Ranch Fun!

Harmel’s Ranch Resort is your place to experience all your favorite summer mountain activities. The on-ranch daily activities include gold medal fly fishing on the famous Taylor River, scenic trail horseback riding, whitewater rafting, true rock climbing, swimming and massage therapy. Cabins accommodate from 2 to 9 people, great food, entertainment, meeting facilities, and WiFi. The ranch specializes in weddings and family reunions, giving families and engaged couples the perfect group event time and time again. There's no better place to experience the joys of mountain life, family togetherness and that great ranch atmosphere, than Harmel's Ranch Resort!


When you stay at Harmel's Ranch Resort, you'll have it all! Everything you need is here at Harmel's Resort & Spa. Experienced guides will teach you about horseback riding, local fishing and whitewater rafting! Each meal is fully catered and the creek side spa will leave you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated.


Isn't it time to finally have that family vacation you're always dreaming about? Whether you're looking for adventure, relaxation or both, the perfect combination is at Harmel's Resort & Spa. Rustic cabins with plush accommodations will suit every member of the family. Horseback riding, fishing, whitewater rafting and more await!


Harmel's is perfect to host a small conference or corporate retreat. Their indoor meeting room seats 30-35 people. Build your teams skills in a place you all can really relax! Make Harmel's Ranch Resort the site of your next business meeting, it'll go off without a hitch, and your team will love it!


Head to Harmel's Ranch Resort for some great family togetherness! Family reunions are just one of Harmel's specialties. Harmel's Ranch Resort has been hosting family vacations since 1958. They have many families that come year after year. Round up the cousins, grab the aunts and uncles, and get ready to have the family get together you'll never forget!


Want that picture-perfect wedding you've always dreamed of? Picture the enchantment of Colorado's mountains, surrounded by 1.6 million acres of pristine national forest land. The weather will feel dreamed-up at your sunny ceremony and scenic reception in a space set for up to 150. This storybook ending could be yours!

Pet Friendly

Worried about having to leave your four legged friends behind? Don't be! Harmels Ranch Resort offers pet-friendly accommodations for those who prefer to travel with their four-legged companion. For more information regarding rates and restrictions, please contact the resort.


Located in the Rocky Mountains and just steps from the tranquil Taylor River, Harmel's Resort & Spa puts endless trails at your doorstep. Go for a hike through the mountain forests - or ride horseback along the river! A veteran guide will lead the way! Let the mountains calm and soothe you!

Cabins, Cottages, and Chalets

The cabins are cozy, and the amenities are modern! Rustic log cabins offer modern amenities to meet your vacation needs - whatever they may be! With 22 different floor plans cabins can accommodate from one to nine guests with ease. Each unit has a refrigerator and TV. Housekeeping cleans daily!

Dude Ranch

It's a classic experience that you'll never forget! A working ranch for over 50 years, Harmel's Resort and Spa specializes in western hospitality. Explore undisturbed nature on horseback through the incredible Rocky Mountains. Or just relax and wait for your classic cowboy dinner to be served!

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 37 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Crested Butte
  • Nearby Water Taylor River
  • Open Dates May 22 to Sep 19

Nearest Airports

  • Aspen-Pitkin Co/Sardy Field (ASE) / 28.1 miles
  • Eagle County Regional Airport (EGE) / 56.1 miles
  • San Luis Valley Regional Bergman Field (ALS) / 107 miles

* Not all airports listed here may be open to public use, or service commercial flights

Additional Information

  • Cribs
  • Game Room/Arcade
  • Gift Shop
  • Horse Stables
  • Outdoor Playground
  • Roll-Away Bed(s)
  • Sauna
  • Swimming Pool
  • Volleyball Court(s)
  • Biking/Bicycling
  • Bird Watching
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Picnic Table(s)
  • Play Ground
  • Whitewater Rafting
Room Amenities
  • Coffee Maker
  • Deck
  • Full Kitchen
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Refrigerator
  • Sundeck
  • Rock Climbing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Live Entertainment
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Service
  • Babysitting/Daycare
  • Business Center
  • Fishing Guides
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Meeting Room(s)
  • Spa Services
Languages Spoken
  • English
PO Box 399 Almont, Colorado 81210 United States  
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