Black Mountain Colorado Dude Ranch is a full service working guest and cattle ranch located in the heart of the Colorado Rockies between Vail and Steamboat Springs. Rather than a rigid schedule we offer activities in the most flexible way possible. We want you to choose what you want to do, when you want to do it and whom you want to do it with. Unlimited horseback riding and instruction, longhorn cattle drives EVERY week, overnight pack trips, fishing, shooting, rafting and more. Swap stories in our fully licensed saloon after an awesome day in the Colorado high country.
spring: May. 27,2018 - Jul. 17,2018
summer: Jun. 01,2020 - Aug. 31,2020
fall: Aug. 25,2019 - Sep. 15,2019
May. 27,2019 - Sep. 16,2019
Minimum Age For Independent Riding:
Minimum Age Accepted at Ranch:
Vail / Eagle (EGE) 1 hour - free pickup
Choose among eight private log cabins and four cozy suites each featuring a private bath, fireplace, sitting area and custom log furniture built right here on the ranch. We include daily maid service and have a laundry facility for guest use. Take a detailed tour through all the rooms on our website.
Unlimited horseback riding and instruction, genuine longhorn cattle drives EVERY WEEK, overnight pack trips, dinner ride, whitewater rafting, fly and spin fishing, skeet shooting, riflery, children's activities, trip to the rodeo in Steamboat Springs. We own all our horses and pride ourselves on the quality of our herd. Whether you are an beginner rider looking for a calm, gentle mount or an experienced rider who rides daily, we will find a horse to match your ability and disposition.
Our chef will surprise you with a varied selection of culinary delights, sure to please even those with the most discriminating tastes; of course there is always simpler fare for the less adventurous. Our cookie jar in the main lodge is always full with homemade treats and you can always count on complimentary appetizers during happy hour in the saloon.
From $2,650-$3050/Week double occ, $2,850-$3250/Week single occ
From $1950-$2350/ Week (0-13)
Service Charge/Tip Rate:
18% Service Charge added to your invoice, any extra tips are greatly appreciated
Accepted Payment Methods:
20% Deposit by credit card (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Discover), remaining balance by check or wire transfer, 3% credit card service fee additional if balance is paid by credit card
Travel Agents Accepted:
Dedicated Arrival Day
Minimum Night Stay
Summer (Peak Season)
Fall (Off Peak Season)
Winter (Off Peak Season)
Spring (Off Peak Season)
Children's Program Start/End Age:
Heated Pool, Hot Tubs, Lake
Additional Cattle Activities:
Catch trophy size rainbow trout in our stocked ponds using complementary fly and spin fishing tackle
Massage Available on Ranch:
Information Technology Facilities:
Wireless Internet Access throughout the ranch. Computers and Telephone available for guest use.
Conventions, Meetings & Retreats
A casual setting with many teambuilding activities available for smaller, more intimate groups. Meeting facilities are available in the main lodge or saloon or break into smaller groups in individual cabins.
Late Spring or Early Fall
All Ranch Activities.
Whether it is a few friends for an intimate gathering or a larger event we can help make the day go smoothly and be one to treasure forever. We provide all on premise food and beverage service from simple to gourmet and can handle all the many details involved from flowers to entertainment.
Works with the ranch manager directly to make sure all your needs are taken care of.
We can arrange for either civil or religious officials.
Book all or part of the ranch with special activities and rates to make sure that those of all ages have the time of their life.
Call the Ranch.