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  • Bed and Breakfast specials

    Looking Forward

    Here at Sundance Trail Ranch the season tends to get us wrapped up and very busy. Sometimes we forget to take a breather. STR’s staff continually works hard assuring our guest’s dream vacation is being fulfilled. This being said the summer season is coming to …

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  • STR Fly Fishing Excursions

    STR Fly Fishing Excursions

    Ronald Dicicco with son and grandsons   In the midst of summer, you want to get away. Sundance Trail Ranch touts something for everyone, including horseback riding, incredible trout fishing and delicious home cooked ranch style meals. Begin a course of action and …

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  • Learn to paint at the Dude Ranch Painting Cllass

    When the Lights Come On

    April 9th Painting Party As the sun sets, and it’s last rays reach across my meadow, I see far away through the valley and down into the high plains of Colorado.  From my vantage, a towering smoke stack sends out a single beacon of light. White swathes …

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  • “Try your hand with a brush”

    Painting, Wine, & Supper Parties at Sundance Trail Spring 2016

    Even if you’ve never painted anything, come find your inner artist in one evening! All tools and supplies (except the wine) are provided.  – Cost $55.00/person, includes tools, supplies and supper – Wine is available for sale here at our store, or you’re welcome to …

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    Press Release: Colorado’s Favorite Dude Ranch, Sundance Trail Guest Ranch in Red Feather Lakes, CO, to Add Three New ‘Tough Mudder’ Styled Adventures for Summer 2015

    Red Feather Lakes, CO (PRWEB) April 02, 2015 “This summer, Sundance Trail Guest Ranch, Colorado’s unique dude ranch, is adding three new adventures styled after the ‘Tough Mudder®’ obstacle courses. The Red Feather Lakes ranch is excited to offer these new ranch vacation experiences for …

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    Along for the Ride

    Throwing tomahawks on dude ranch family vacation December 2007:  The Denver Post Kyle Wagner, Travel Editor Along for the Ride “It’s also about people” Spend enough time at dude ranches, and you come to realize that as much as the food …

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  • Happy Annie

    Dude Ranch: A Different Kind of Vacation Idea

    Carolina Forest Chronicle 7/31/08 By Rod Gragg Return visits are not unusual for dude ranch guests. Lots of guest ranches have incredible return rates. People come back year after year. Return guests tend to have preferred cabins, favorite horses and cherished routines. That’s the tradition …

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  • Ranch Life – Dude Ranches Offer a Uniquely American Escape

    Ranch Life – Dude Ranches Offer a Uniquely American Escape, and give Meeting-goers a Taste of the Old WestMeetings West Magazine, August 2001 by Christine Brenneman The need to breathe fresh air and get away from it all at a rustic, Old West-style dude ranch …

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  • Guest Ranch Roundup

    American Cowboy, January/February 2002 by Debra Bokur Set along the border of Roosevelt National Forest, the Sundance Trail Guest Ranch is a study in natural beauty. The landscape is rich with pines, aspens, and granite, and the authentic, Western-themed accommodations include your choice of suites …

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  • Dude Ranch Dinner Bell Rings in West

    Denver Post, 8/21/03 Where can you hear the dinner bell ring from the large country front porch set against a backdrop of 140 pine and aspen covered acres bordering the Roosevelt National Forest? And, you can only hope you’re within hearing range so you can …

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  • The Spirit of the West (Paraplegia News, April 2003)

    The Spirit of the West (Paraplegia News, April 2003) Sundance Trail Guest Ranch, located near Red Feather Lakes, Colo., is a family owned and operated guest ranch with everything you need for a true western adventure. Sundance Trail Guest Ranch has two Mobility Friendly Suites. …

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  • Hey, Dude….Try a Ranch Vacation

    Amarillo Style, Norman Living, Edmond Monthly, 2/03 By Elaine Warner Sundance Trail Guest Ranch, hosts a smaller number of guests. Owners Ellen and Dan Morin have no more than seven guest families at a …

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  • The New Dude ( Outside Traveler Magazine) By Tim Brooks, Family Edition 2003

    The New Dude ( Outside Traveler Magazine) By Tim Brooks, Family Edition 2003 “ HORSES ARE AFRAID OF TWO THINGS,” Dan Morin explained, taking off his Stetson and settling himself near the huge granite fireplace in the …

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  • Family Adventure

    A piece of Rocky Mountain Heaven

    Sundance Trail Guest Ranch – “A piece of Rocky Mountain Heaven” Disc golf, rafting, western horseback riding Seniors Marketplace News, October 2005 by Ron Stern, Seniors Marketplace News, October 2005 The still night was interrupted only by the sound of a …

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  • Kiyttens

    Pet Friendly in the Rocky Mountains, Colorado

    Pet Friendly in the Rocky Mountains, Colorado The Pet Gazette, May/June 2006 Come and get it!! Toss your cell phone, dust off your boots and saddle up for a perfectly peaceful, dog-haven summer vacation at the Sundance Trail Guest Ranch – where kids can be …

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  • Spring

    Colorado and my Family By Nicholas Czar, Grade 4M October 25, 2006

    In July 2005, I went to a dude ranch in Colorado. On the way to the dude ranch, we played a game in the car. We wanted to see who could find the first …

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  • A Dude Ranch Vacation Outdoor Adventure

    [caption id=”attachment_918″ align=”alignright” width=”300″ caption=”Saturday Arena Games Dude Ranch Rodeo!”] For Seniors, Families and Kids; It’s not your typical vacation! Parent News, 6/08 Ron Gragg Every year a select number of Americans ignore the lure of Disneyworld, beach condos and Caribbean cruises to spend their …

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  • Dude: Sleep Under Stars or in Luxury

    Guest Ranch Campfire Song The Denver Post, 8/24/08 Kyle Wagner, Travel Editor Sundance Trail Guest Ranch: What Roped Us In: Laid-back and nurturing, this well-situated ranch run by two former nurses in hospice care is 140 acres of fun and casual …

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  • Carole

    Our Anniversary, June 05, 2009 by Leyla Norman

    Sundance Trail Guest Ranch in Red Feather Lakes, Colorado Published June 05, 2009 by: So, my husband and I had our anniversary coming up at the beginning of this past April. As with most other people, we really didn’t have a lot of money to …

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