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Waunita Hot Springs Ranch

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The Pringle Family
8007 County Road 887
Gunnison, CO 81230


8946 ft

Airport Name
Gunnison-30 min-Free Pickup
Colo Springs-3 hr- Charge Pickup

Three generations of Pringles, sharing our 50th year with families, couples, singles seeking a safe and wholesome Western vacation atmosphere. Ranch secluded amidst beautiful scenery, colorful history, near Continental Divide. Rides grouped by age/ability or families may ride together, from flowered meadows to snow-ridged mountain tops. Soak after riding in our giant hot springs pool. Fishing, rafting, cookouts, overnight campout, hayride, Western music show, square dancing, scenic trips, petting zoo. Program designed for family participation, with special supervised children's activities. Comfortable accommodations, yummy meals. 70% return guests in '11. Adults only in September. Early and late season discounts.

Guest Capacity: 40
Meeting Capacity: 35
Dates Open:
Summer: May. 29, 2016 to Aug. 23, 2016
Fall: Aug. 24, 2016 to Nov. 21, 2016
Winter: Nov. 30, 2016 to May. 01, 2016
Riding Dates: May. 29, 2016 to Oct. 01, 2016
Minimum Age For Independent Riding: 6
Minimum Age Accepted at Ranch: 0
Nearest Airport: Gunnison-30 min-Free Pickup
Colo Springs-3 hr- Charge Pickup

Lodging Overview

Our 26 comfortable guest bedrooms are located in two lodges. Some are two-roomed units and most have queen beds, with bunks available for children. All rooms or two-roomed units have private baths.

Recreation Overview

Activities center around the horseback riding with rides every morning and afternoon. Enjoy three different cookouts during the week along with an overnight campout. Whitewater rafting, fishing, hayride, square dance, trap shooting, scenic trips and a Western music show. Soak after riding in our giant hot springs pool.

Dining Overview

Emphasis at the Waunita kitchen is on homemade, wholesome, fresh, plenty and tasty. Most meals are served buffet style - all you can eat. Cookies, fruit and beverages are available between meals. We can accommodate your special dietary needs.


Adult Rate:


Child Rate:

$1,875/wk (16 and over) $1,440/wk (12-15) $1,1275/wk (6-11) $850/wk (3-5)

Service Charge/Tip Rate: Optional gratuity; no service charges added to your bill.
Tax Rate: 5 %
Accepted Payment Methods: Personal checks, Visa / MC / AMEX
Travel Agents Accepted: Yes


Lodging Accomodations: Yes
Cabin Accomodations: No
Weekly Arrival Day: 6 nights, Sun thru Sat brunch cookout
Seven Night Week: No
Six Night Week: Yes


Children's Program: Yes
Children's Program Start/End Age: 4 - 12
Baby Sitting: Yes-No Charge
Swimming: 35X90 ft pool fed by hot springs
Team Penning: Yes
Additional Cattle Activities:
Overnight Pack Trips: Yes-No Charge
Fishing: Stocked pond, guided lake fishing, high mnt streams
River Rafting: Yes-No Charge
Guided Hiking: Yes-No Charge
4x4 Trips: Yes-No Charge
Tennis: Nearby
Golf: Nearby
Mountain Biking: Rentals available
Petting Zoo: Yes
Shooting Sports: Yes-No Charge
Hay/Wagon Ride: Yes
Adult Only Weeks: Yes

Other Amenities

Whirlpool Spa: Yes
Massage Available on Ranch: Yes-Charge
Spa Facilities: Hot springs pool, hot tub, massage
Laundry Facilities: Yes-No Charge
Information Technology Facilities: Wireless internet acces.

Other Seasons

Winter Program

Lodge available for B&B and winter retreats, downhill skiing at Monarch or Crested Butte ski areas.

Winter Season: Mid Dec-April 1.
Cross Country Skiing: Yes
Downhill Skiing: Yes
Snowmobiling: Yes
Snow Shoeing: Yes

Special Events

Conventions, Meetings & Retreats

Ranch facilities and hot springs available for small group meetings.

Capacity: 25 - 35
Season: Oct 1 - April 15
Activities: hot springs
Minimum Nights: 1

Bed & Breakfast

Lodge and hot springs facilities.

Capacity: 30
Season: Oct 1-April 15
Activities: hot springs
Minimum Nights: 1


Limited dates September thru April.

Wedding Planning:
Wedding Officiant:

Family Reunions

Dude ranch activities during the summer season, winter sports Dec-March.

Book Entire Ranch: Yes
Book Entire Ranch: 40 guests required to book the entire ranch.
Capacity: 40
Discount: early booking discounts

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