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Jeanne Ross
12161 County Road 240
Durango, CO 81301
Traditional Dude Ranch

Today's traditional dude ranch invokes the spirit of the American West for all to experience and gives everyone a special touch of western hospitality. These horseback-centered ranches offer multi-night stays with affordable rates, delicious chef prepared meals, rustic but elegant cabins and many special amenities unique to ranching, and a host of mountain adventures.

7500 ft
Durango - 30 minutes - Pickup at no extra charge
Albuquerque - 4.5 hours - No Pickup
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Fun, adventure and breathtaking scenery await your family at Colorado Trails Ranch, in the San Juan Mountains outside historic Durango, Colorado. Your stay at CTR will be filled with horseback riding on scenic trails, fly-fishing in mountain streams, rafting, trap-shooting and hiking. Children will have the time of their lives making friends and discovering new activities in CTR’s children and teens’ program. In the evening you can enjoy a hayride, campfire sing-along, western dancing, cookouts and relaxing under starlit skies. Our array of activities, friendly staff, excellent food, cozy, all new cabins and spectacular location will make your Colorado Trails Ranch vacation one you’ll always remember.

Guest Capacity:
55
Meeting Capacity:
55
Dates Open:
summer: Jun. 09,2019 - Sep. 15,2019
fall: Aug. 18,2019 - Sep. 15,2019
Riding Dates:
Jun. 10,2019 - Sep. 14,2019
Minimum Age For Independent Riding:
5
Minimum Age Accepted at Ranch:
0
Nearest Airport:
Durango - 30 minutes - Pickup at no extra charge
Lodging Overview
From 2013 to 2016, we replaced all of our cabins with new, larger cabins with living rooms, great covered porches, larger bedrooms and bathrooms. Nestled in the trees with peaceful views, these cabins accommodate singles, couples and families in total style and comfort.
Recreation Overview
The ranch offers an array of activities for the entire family. Our Western riding program is tailored to accommodate all ability levels, and instruction is an integral part of our program. We offer a full service fly-fishing program with over two miles of private water on the Florida River, special guided trips on the San Juan River, and stocked fishing on ranch ponds. We also offer guided fishing trips into the high country with cold mountain streams. In addition to horses and fishing, guests can enjoy our heated pool and hot tub, exciting river rafting, guided hikes, trap shooting and riflery, archery, horseshoes, volleyball and basketball. We offer an optional guided trip to Mesa Verde National Park (at an additional charge). You can also expect an evening at a Victorian Melodrama, western dancing and a hayride and cowboy campfire sing-along.
Dining Overview
Indulge yourself. Whether it's breakfast or dinner in our magnificent dining room or a cookout under Colorado skies, CTR mealtime is a special time. Savor home cooking with garden crisp vegetables and salads, fresh baked breads and desserts, as well as choice meats, fish and poultry grilled over an open fire or baked to perfection. We can accommodate most special dietary requirements with advance notice.
Rates
Adult Rate:
$2,950/week (13 and up)
Child Rate:
$2,600 per week (5-12) $950 per week (children under 5)
Service Charge/Tip Rate:
A service charge is included in our rates. There are no gratuities or service charges added to your bill.
Tax Rate:
6.8
Accepted Payment Methods:
We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Diner's Club as well as cash and personal checks
Travel Agents Accepted:
yes
Accommodations
Lodging Accomodations:
no
Cabin Accomodations:
yes
Season
Dedicated Arrival Day
Minimum Night Stay
Summer (Peak Season)
Sunday
7 Nights
Fall (Off Peak Season)
Sunday
7 Nights
Winter (Off Peak Season)
N/A
N/A
Spring (Off Peak Season)
N/A
N/A
Activities
Children's Program:
1
Children's Program Start/End Age:
5 - 17
Baby Sitting:
Yes-Charge
Swimming:
Heated Pool
Cattle Gathering:
No
Team Penning:
Yes
Cattle Drives:
No
Additional Cattle Activities:
Fishing:
We offer a full-service fly-fishing program to please all anglers with professional guides on staff.
River Rafting:
Yes-No Charge
Guided Hiking:
Yes-No Charge
Golf:
Nearby
Mountain Biking:
Shooting Sports:
Yes-No Charge
Hay/Wagon Ride:
Yes
Adult Only Weeks:
Yes
Other Amenities
Liquor:
BYOB
Whirlpool Spa:
Yes
Wheelchair Accessible:
No
Massage Available on Ranch:
Yes-Charge
Laundry Facilities:
Yes-No Charge
Information Technology Facilities:
We have wireless internet available in the lodge area or you may use an office computer.
Special Events
Conventions, Meetings & Retreats
Colorado Trails Ranch is a wonderful place to hold meetings and team building events. We have two meeting rooms and can provide your group with team building activities to suit your needs.
Capacity:
35
Season:
May, September
Activities:
Horseback riding, fly-fishing, rafting, hiking and more.
Minimum Nights:
3
Weddings
Wedding Planning:
Wedding Officiant:
Family Reunions
Colorado Trails Ranch is a great family reunion destination. We offer an array of activity choices that are sure to please everyone in the family. We take care of it all and Grandma and Grandpa become the heros! We have new cabins with livingrooms, ideal for family gatherings. We offer a 15% multi-family discount for full week stays.
Book Entire Ranch:
Yes
Capacity:
55
Discount:
15%
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