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Dude ranch summer 2019 adventure vacation all-inclusive pet friendly guest ranch

A Colorado Family Dude Ranch

Imagine your Colorado family dude ranch vacation spending your days horseback riding as a family, taking in the scenery of the beautiful Rocky Mountains, and above all, creating lifelong memories together as a family.

After that, just relax – Picking the right Colorado dude ranching vacation can be easy!
Handy article: Pick the right family ranch for you!

The Four Seasons At Sundance Trail Guest Ranch – A Family Vacation Colorado Dude Ranch


Our Summer Guest Ranch season runs from late May until mid-September. Our Colorado dude ranching vacations are weeks full of activity, subsequently balanced with moments of quiet:

  • Western Colorado horseback riding in the Rocky Mountains on a horse matched to your skill level
  • Your horse is paired with you for the week – some folks have been riding the same horse for years!
  • Rock climbing and belaying lessons
  • White water rafting
  • Sunset hikes, fishing, and fly-fishing.
  • Throwing tomahawks
  • Shooting rifles and shotguns
  • Evening campfires with cowboy singing, yodeling and cowboy poetry
  • Foosball, horse shoe tournaments, pool table, and all kinds of family games
  • A Children’s Program that encourages families to play together
  • Comfortable, clean, modern lodge and cabin suites; hearty western meals, a soak in the jacuzzi, a massage, a good book on the porch, or snooze in a hammock
  • Relaxed, stress-free, hassle free, easy-going atmosphere that only a very small family guest ranch can enjoy.We are one of the smallest of the Colorado dude ranches.

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Fall, Winter and Spring

On the other hand, our Fall, Winter & Spring Bed and Breakfast season runs from late September until mid-May. These pet-friendly “Mountain Lodge” or “Country Inn” visits can be a ranch vacation of one night, however we’re thrilled to have you for as long as you like!

  • Colorado Horseback riding and hiking the Rocky Mountains
  • Nearby fishing and golf in season
  • Ranch vacation romance and quiet
  • Murder Mystery weekends
  • Massage
  • A visit to the nearby village of Red Feather Lakes
  • A great place for family reunions, or small group retreats or elopement weddings
  • Comfortable clean modern ranch accommodations
  • Hearty western meals
  • Disc Golf Course
  • Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts welcome
  • A soak in the jacuzzi
  • Foosball, pool table, horse shoe tournaments, and all kinds of other family games
  • A relaxed, stress-free, hassle-free, easy-going atmosphere that only a very small guest ranch can enjoy
  •  We teach the Wrangler Safety Program of the Dude Ranchers Association

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