Serving guests since 1919, the 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. An award winning ranch, the C Lazy U Ranch was recently rated the #1 resort in Colorado, 4th best resort in the United States and the 13th best resort in the World by the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards. 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 95 years, the C Lazy U has prided itself on providing the ultimate western family experience, and has yet to disappoint.
spring: Apr. 01,2017 - May. 31,2017
summer: Jun. 01,2017 - Aug. 31,2017
fall: Sep. 01,2017 - Nov. 30,2017
winter: Dec. 01,2016 - Mar. 31,2017
Jan. 01,2017 - Dec. 31,2017
Minimum Age For Independent Riding:
Minimum Age Accepted at Ranch:
Denver - Just under 2 hrs
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 with whirlpool tubs 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.
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 week.
Other on-site activities include complimentary Orvis endorsed guided fly fishing on the ranch’s casting pond and two miles of private stream. Complimentary tennis lessons, 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.
Winter activities include cross country skiing, snowshoeing, sledding luge, private tubing hill ice skating and hockey. Optional sign up for private downhill skiing via the ranch’s snowcat, trap shooting, snowmobiling, spa and dogsledding.
For adventurous guests, the C Lazy U provides shuttles for off-site river rafting, golfing at 4 nearby championship courses, hot air ballooning and skiing at local ski resorts.
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 each evening during cocktail hour, and they can enjoy the convenience of a fully stocked bar in the ranch saloon, before enjoying a 4 course dinner consisting of regional specialties. Each day the ranch prepares an array of 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 and are served more kid friendly selections while ensuring the proper nourishment with healthier options.
$3,500.00 average weekly 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:
Service charge of 20% is added to your final bill.
Accepted Payment Methods:
Cash, personal check, Visa, MasterCard and American Express.
Travel Agents Accepted:
Dedicated Arrival Day
Minimum Night Stay
Summer (Peak Season)
Fall (Off Peak Season)
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Winter (Off Peak Season)
Sunday, Monday, Yuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Spring (Off Peak Season)
Sunday, Monday, Yuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Children's Program Start/End Age:
Outdoor heated pool.
Additional Cattle Activities:
Complimentary Orvis Endorsed Guided Pond and stream fishing on-site
Guided on site
Massage Available on Ranch:
Information Technology Facilities:
Complimentary In-room high speed wireless internet
Conventions, Meetings & Retreats
Whether planning a meeting, teambuilding event, conference or corporate retreat, C Lazy U Ranch is the perfect place for small groups to escape into the mountains and leave the city life behind. Large groups have the option to buy out the ranch exclusively for an intimate teambuilding event. The Ranch offers a non-structured, flexible environment for business gatherings with the ability to fully customize meetings to the company or group's specific goals and objectives.
September through May
All summer & winter activites including team building.
Choosing to have your wedding at C Lazy U allows for an intimate and private experience at one of the most spectacular places in the world. The natural setting of the guest ranch is far from the distractions of most resort environments and allows for a serene an inspirational environment perfect for creating memories that will last a lifetime. The ranch only allows exclusive buyout weddings to ensure the success of your wedding. We can help you plan the perfect wedding, complete with all the facilities, banquet services and even a secluded Honeymoon cabin. Your wedding will always be remembered and cherished when you have it in this unique and lovely setting. Please contact us for more details and specific dates.
C Lazy U helps coordinate on ranch activities, sites and meals but we do reccommend a wedding planner for the wedding party
Contact us to obtain information regarding family reunions.