Plan your trip to Colorado
Get the true dude ranch experience when you plan your next outdoor getaway to Colorado. Here you will find a wide variety of ranches to choose from including Vista Verde Ranch, C Lazy U Ranch, and Aspen Canyon Ranch. If you are looking for the perfect horse riding adventure, book your trip with Colorado Trail Ranch where you can enjoy scenic trail jaunts, half- and full-day rides, and even a cattle drive excursion. Find out what it was like to be a farm hand in the Old West, and start planning your next dude ranch getaway in Colorado.
Featured Dude Ranch Resorts and Lodges in Colorado
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!
Visiting a dude ranch is an exciting way to tour the great outdoors, and Vista Verde Ranch is one of the best in the West. This is because they bring you a guided and flexible ranch experience. Saddle up for fun as you mosey through the forest with an expert guide ready to take you anywhere you want to go.
At the heart of the C Lazy U is its herd of more than 175 horses and professional, friendly wranglers, along with a 12,000-sq.-ft. heated outdoor riding arena that hosts the afternoon family "Shodeo." Year-round guided trail rides are for all ages and experience levels. Kids five and under will love the ranch's pony!
Discover a Rocky Mountain ranch experience like never before at the Aspen Canyon Ranch! This Colorado destination offers you a stunning setting amidst the majestic peaks. Enjoy horseback riding through the mountain trails, or head to Williams Fork River for a fly-fishing adventure. Onsite you'll love the rustic atmosphere of their accommodations,...
At the heart of any good dude ranch is its horses, and Colorado Trails has plenty. Enjoy scenic trail jaunts, half-day rides, all-day rides, cattle drive excursions, and even take part in the 'Corral Capers' guest rodeo. And, if it's your first time in the saddle, Colorado Trails will show you the basics of riding and get you comfortable on...
Discover a true ranch experience at this charming Colorado destination. Tumbling River Ranch features a variety of fun options that's sure to make you feel like you're a part of the Old West. Hop onto the saddle and enjoy a horseback ride through Pike National Forest. Watch a rodeo show, partake in square dancing and much more!
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