High and remote in the San Isabel National Forest with off-the-beaten path charm. Adjacent to the Browns Canyon National Monument. Weekly vacation package for 30 pampered guests. Unique for our spectacular location, horseback rides of unmatched beauty, variety of activities, superb menu, and intimate capacity. Here you will savor hospitality that is second to none - warm, friendly, and sincere. One of Colorado's real gems! Nearby Buena Vista is home to the largest collection of peaks over 14,000 feet and the "White-water Capital of Colorado".The ranch is a pleasant two hour drive from the Denver or Colorado Springs airports. Ranch transfer service is available.Great children's rates!
Spring: May. 29, 2016 to Jun. 19, 2016
Summer: Jun. 19, 2016 to Aug. 21, 2016
Fall: Aug. 21, 2016 to Sep. 18, 2015
|Riding Dates:||May. 29, 2016 to Sep. 18, 2016|
|Minimum Age For Independent Riding:||8|
|Minimum Age Accepted at Ranch:||0|
|Nearest Airport:||Denver - 2 1/2 hours - Transfers available
Colorado Springs - 2 hours
Comfortable and clean cabins with high quality bedding and western décor. The main lodge houses the dining room with fireplace, sitting room, library, sundeck and upstairs Elk suite. There are six one-, two- or three-bedroom log cabins with private baths and queen- or king-size beds. The Pioneer Lodge has three private rooms with baths, all tastefully furnished. Daily housekeeping service. A gift basket and fresh flowers await your arrival. Interior and exterior photos of each accommodation can be found on our website.
Eight-person hot tub and large deck. Small guest laundry room available for your convenience. Sue loves flowers and has a colorful array everywhere. The ranch generates its own electricity. Lights out at 11 p.m. - enjoy the stargazing and solitude.
Our package includes the best activities that Colorado has to offer.
Horseback riding through unspoiled wilderness. Tom is an advocate of natural horsemanship, and you will enjoy his excellent horse orientation. Ranch owns its own horses and one will be matched to suit your riding ability.
Although horses are our main emphasis, there are plenty of activities for all to enjoy. RATES INCLUDE thrilling white-water raft trip, trapshooting, marksmanship, archery, scenic van trip to Aspen over Independence Pass, fishing, hiking, mountain biking, excursion to Browns Canyon Ropes and Adventure Park,square-dancing, hayride, campfires, evening entertainment and more!
Jacuzzi, horseshoes, petting zoo, basketball court, tetherball, volleyball, badminton, western movies, piano and board games for your added enjoyment.
Massage available for additional charge.
Superb, varied, home-cooked meals to delight both hearty and discerning appetities . . . sure to be a highlight. Trail ride cookouts, champagne brunch, steak fry, hors d-oeuvres, fabulous desserts, and kid-friendly options. The highlight at week's end is the country candlelight dinner.
Fresh baked cookies and a fruit bowl are always available between meals. Special diets are happily accommodated.
Peak Season (June 19-August 21, 2016)
Off Season (May 29-June 19 and August 21-September 18, 2016)
Children 8-12 $1485
Children 3-7 $1085
Children 8-12 $1385
Children 3-7 $985
|Service Charge/Tip Rate:||Gratuity is optional and greatly appreciated ~ 8-18% is common.|
|Accepted Payment Methods:||Deposit of $800 via a personal check, Visa, MasterCard, Discover to hold space. Balance due at departure and can be paid with cash, check, Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express.|
|Travel Agents Accepted:||Yes|
|Weekly Arrival Day:||7 nights, Sunday to Sunday package. Shorter stays possible.|
|Seven Night Week:||Yes|
|Six Night Week:||No|
|Children's Program Start/End Age:||3 - 7|
|Swimming:||Trip to local Hot Springs Pool and Waterslide in lieu of rafting|
|Additional Cattle Activities:|
|Fishing:||Two stocked ponds on ranch and fly-fishing clinic on ponds. Option to hire professional guide on Arkansas River is additional.|
|River Rafting:||Yes-No Charge|
|Guided Hiking:||Yes-No Charge|
|Mountain Biking:||Mountain bikes and helmets available for your use|
|Shooting Sports:||Yes-No Charge|
|Adult Only Weeks:||Yes|
|Massage Available on Ranch:||Yes-Charge|
|Information Technology Facilities:||Wi-Fi Available|
Conventions, Meetings & Retreats
Available in early June and September for small group and corporate retreats or team building.
|Season:||Early June or late August through September|
|Activities:||Progam available if desired|
Small intimate weddings can be arranged in late May or in September. Food service from simple to gourmet provided on the premise.
|Wedding Planning:||Sue would be happy to help you with the many details in your wedding planning.|
|Wedding Officiant:||We can help arrange for a civil or religious official.|
We would be honored to have your family join us and take great pride in providing a memorable vacation experience. Leave the chores to us. Allow yourself time to recreate, relax and rekindle family ties.
|Book Entire Ranch:||Yes|
|Book Entire Ranch:||Groups of 25-35 may book entire ranch for the week.|
|Capacity:||Up to 35 persons|
|Discount:||10% discount for groups of 10 or more. Group reservation policy applies. 15% discount offered for groups of 15 or more during weeks of May 29 or August 21, 2016.|