Serving guests since 1919, C Lazy U Ranch has become known as Colorado’s premier guest ranch for providing the highest level of personalized service, professional horsemanship programs, first-class amenities, an enriching children’s program, expertly prepared meals and upscale western-style accommodations.  C Lazy U Ranch is an award winning ranch that has been recognized by Condé Nast Traveler, USA Today, Wine Spectator, TripAdvisor and many others .  The Ranch’s “Lazy You” Spa has been named one of Colorado’s top 25 Spas.  You will also find C Lazy U in the New York Times Best Seller “1,000 Places to See Before You Die.”  For over a century, the C Lazy U has prided itself on providing the ultimate western family experience.

Horses, Mountains, Dude Ranch


Guest Capacity:
Meeting Capacity:
Dates Open:
Spring: Apr. 01,2020 - May. 31,2020
Summer: Jun. 14,2020 - Aug. 23,2020
Fall: Sep. 01,2020 - Nov. 30,2020
Winter: Dec. 01,2019 - Mar. 31,2020
Riding Dates:
Nov. 15,2019 - Dec. 31,2030
Minimum Age For Independent Riding:
Minimum Age Accepted at Ranch:

Lodging Overview

From deluxe rooms to private cabins, guests can choose from a variety of lodging options to suit each individual, couple, family or group’s needs. The Ranch's luxury accommodations have all been recently renovated and include multi-room suites, twin-bedded rooms for children, deluxe suites and even a secluded honeymoon cabin. Almost all cabins have wood burning fireplaces, plush beds and bedding, robes, snacks, refrigerators and Keurig machines for coffee and tea.

Recreation Overview

C Lazy U Ranch offers a wide variety of activities across 8,500 acres of breathtaking Rocky Mountain scenery. At the heart of it all is the horseback riding program, which offers instruction for riders of all experience levels. The ranch has an extensive trail system and offers slow and scenic rides for beginners to fast rides where guests can canter and lope and everything in between. Guests are also welcome to ride in the 12,000 square foot heated indoor arena. No matter where you chose to ride, you’ll be doing it on a horse that's individually suited for your riding ability for the duration of your stay.

Other on-site activities include Orvis endorsed guided fly fishing on the ranch’s casting pond and two miles of private stream. Tennis, hatchet throwing, archery, an outdoor pool and hot tub, guided hikes and guided mountain biking round out the included activities. Guests have the option to sign up for the ropes course, zip line, trap shooting, and award winning spa services at an additional cost.

C Lazy U Ranch is open year-round and most summer activities are enjoyed in the spring and fall. Winter activities include cross country skiing, snowshoeing, sledding, private tubing hill, fat tire bikes, ice skating and hockey. Optional sign up for trap shooting, snowmobiling and spa.

For adventurous guests, the C Lazy U provides shuttles for off-site whitewater rafting, golfing at 4 nearby championship courses, hot air ballooning and skiing at local ski resorts.

Dining Overview

C Lazy U Ranch is known for its legendary gourmet dining and extensive wine pairings prepared by its executive chef and sommelier. Meals range from four-course fine dining in our main lodge, to more informal cookouts at the Patio House. The ranch even throws in some exciting cocktail and cookout events in remote scenic overlook locations.

Adults are served hors d'oeuvres in the lodge lounge or Patio House deck each evening during cocktail hour, and they can enjoy the convenience of a fully stocked bar at the Patio House and Lodge before dinner. Each night for dinner the ranch prepares a four-course menu with dining options to satisfy the most discerning and heartiest appetites while accommodating individual dietary restrictions and requests. Children typically eat with their counselors for lunch and dinner in the summer months and are served more kid friendly selections while ensuring the proper nourishment with healthier options.


Adult Rate:
$4,606 average weekly rate
Child Rate:
Children pay the adult rate during the high season and in the low season children pay a lower rate when the Children's Program is not offered
Service Charge/Tip Rate:
Resort Fee of 20% is added to your final bill.
Tax Rate:
Accepted Payment Methods:
Cash, personal check, Visa, MasterCard and American Express.
Travel Agents Accepted:


Lodging Accomodations:
Cabin Accomodations:
Dedicated Arrival Day
Minimum Night Stay
Summer (Peak Season)
7 Nights
Fall (Off Peak Season)
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
2 Nights
Winter (Off Peak Season)
Sunday, Monday, Yuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
2 Nights
Spring (Off Peak Season)
Sunday, Monday, Yuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
2 Nights


Children's Program:
Children's Program Start/End Age:
3 - 17
Baby Sitting:
Outdoor heated pool.
Cattle Gathering:
Team Penning:
Cattle Drives:
Additional Cattle Activities:
Complimentary Orvis Endorsed Guided Pond and stream fishing on-site
River Rafting:
Guided Hiking:
Yes-No Charge
Mountain Biking:
Guided on site
Shooting Sports:
Hay/Wagon Ride:
Adult Only Weeks: