Sundance Trail Guest Ranch is situated on 145 acres and surrounded by 800,000+ acres of the Roosevelt National Forest. Located just 100 miles NW of Denver International Airport, this breathtaking ranch is the perfect getaway for your family vacation, traveling individual, reunion or destination wedding.

Summer Dude Ranch & Winter Bed and Breakfast Country Inn

Bring the family together and make memories of shared adventures: Horseback riding, hiking, seasonal white-water rafting, rock climbing & belaying instruction, 21 round disc golf, trout fishing, trap or target shooting & archery. Relax in the Jacuzzi and enjoying gathering on the deck at the lodge. The recreation hall with pool table & lounge is a great place for socializing. Evenings are spent square dancing and enjoying western music by the campfire. Sundance Trail is a small and flexible ranch, maximum of seven families or twenty-four guests, with lodge and cabin suites to retire in at the end of each exciting day.

Pet Friendly – guest horses and dogs welcome.

Owned and managed by two RN’s, the ranch understands and practices Covi-19 safety practices.

In addition to our dude ranch, we have a new wedding destination venue. If you are looking for a small rustic style setting then our Aspen Grove at Sundance Trail Ranch is the place to book your outdoor ceremony. Aspen Grove as well offers with our new facility the “Carriage House” a place for wedding receptions or business meetings, whether it’s for retreats or day activity.

Guest Capacity:
Meeting Capacity:
65 at the Aspen Grove at Sundance Trail (
Dates Open:
Spring: Mar. 19,2022 - May. 15,2022
Summer: May. 23,2021 - Sep. 12,2021
Fall: Sep. 13,2021 - Dec. 31,2021
Winter: Dec. 31,2021 - Mar. 19,2022
Riding Dates:
Jan. 01,2021 - Dec. 31,2022
Minimum Age For Independent Riding:
5 but may vary based on size and temperament.
Minimum Age Accepted at Ranch:

Lodging Overview

Seven suites of rooms, varying in size from one to three bedrooms. Some suites in the lodge, some in cabins nearby.

All were done by the same decorator, so you will find same colors and fabrics throughout, although each suites has unique shape and size and art. One suite is W/C friendly.

Recreation Overview

Families play together and make memories of shared adventures.

Riding: Great variety of terrain, loping and open riding available. Half-day and full-day rides, lunch rides, small groups (no more than 6 riders).

Fishing: Trout fishing in the Cache la Poudre River and nearby lakes. Equipment available at the ranch

Shooting: Target and trap shooting with instruction, .22's, shotguns, Civil War replica musket

Swimming: Outdoor hot tub, or swim with your horse in the pond, or swimming pool (humans only!) nearby

Hiking: Miles of mountain trails in the surrounding National Forest

Rafting: Whitewater fun on the Cache la Poudre River, must be at least 7 years old

Rock Climbing: Learn the basics from professional instructors - knots, belay techniques, proper movement, communication, and safety. All equipment provided.

Gymkhana: Riding games held weekly in the arena

Ranch Animals: Friendly horses, ponies, donkeys, chickens, cats, kittens and dogs, and who knows what else this year!!!

Games: Foosball, pool tables, horse shoes, board games

Evening programs: Campfires, cowboy entertainers, country dancing and more.

Special Features (additional cost):
Professional rodeos,
Hot air ballooning,
Massage and
Excursions to Rocky Mountain National Park, Red Feather Lakes, local microbreweries, and Old Town Ft. Collins.

Dining Overview

Whether it's breakfast cookouts, steak barbecues, lunch on the trail or picnicking under the pines, meal times are special.

Hearty western meals are served family style in the lodge dining room with homemade breads and desserts.

Drinks, fruit and sweets are always available.

Special dietary needs gladly handled with advance notice, under the supervision of our Registered Nurses.


Adult Rate:
Opening Week (May 24 -May 30, 2020): $2062.50/wk. Early Season (May 31-June 13, 2020): $2337.50/wk. Peak Season (June 14 - August 15, 2020): $2750/wk. Late Season (August 16 - August 29, 2020): $2337.50/wk Grown-Up Only (August 30 - September 12, 2020): $2062.50
Child Rate:
Opening Week (May 24 -May 30, 2020): $1380/wk. Early Season (May 31-June 13, 2020): $1564/wk. Peak Season (June 14 - August 15, 2020): $1840/wk. Late Season (August 16 - August 29, 2020): $1564/wk.
Service Charge/Tip Rate:
Tips are not expected, but appreciated.
Tax Rate:
Accepted Payment Methods:
We are happy to accept your personal check, as well as cash, travelers' checks, M/C, VISA, AMEX, Discover. Ask about other payment options if not listed.
Travel Agents Accepted:


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


Children's Program:
Children's Program Start/End Age:
5 - 15
Baby Sitting:
With the horses in our pond, or (humans only) in our large jaccuzzi or nearby pool.
Cattle Gathering:
Team Penning:
Cattle Drives:
Additional Cattle Activities:
Lake fishing (trout) for everyone, or "Wild & Scenic" river fly fishing for the serious "catch & releasers."
River Rafting:
Yes-No Charge
Guided Hiking:
Yes-No Charge
Mountain Biking:
We keep mountain bikes in the back yard for guests to use any time at no charge.
Shooting Sports:
Yes-No Charge
Hay/Wagon Ride:
Adult Only Weeks: