There’s nothing quite like discovering the wild, spectacular beauty of Southwest Colorado on a horseback riding vacation. It doesn’t matter how experienced of a rider you are, you are going to have a great time with a mount matched to your skill and personality at our dude ranch . Colorado Trails is a destination dream vacation guests of all ages enjoy. There are 85 horses in our dude ranch herd, making it easy to select the perfect trail horse for your dude ranch vacation pleasure.
Your dude ranch cabin will be comfortable and rustically charming. Be sure to bring along the right clothes for our sunny warm dude ranch days and the chill of the mountain evenings. Packing shorts and hiking boots, swimsuits and warmer clothes along with riding gear is a wise idea. There’s a lot going on when you take a horseback riding vacation to Colorado Trails Ranch. The swimming pool is heated and our hot tub is a great place for trail weary bones at night. You’ll spend a lot of time in the saddle, but you might want to go power tubing, river rafting or hiking in the mountain forest too.
You can try your hand at Colorado fly fishing on your horseback riding vacation as our guest. The Florida River flows through our 450 acre dude ranch, offering you over 2 miles of private fishing for some of the best tasting trout you’ve ever eaten. Some say the meat is sweeter and juicier at 7500 feet above sea level. So is a little time spent learning how to cast your fly just so sounds fun, we can set you up with a great fly fishing instructor. Not all dude ranch vacations offer nothing but horseback riding, trails and roping cows.
Riding opportunities will vary for different aged guests. We have family rides for everyone, short rides and long rides to suit any of our horseback riding vacation guest’s desires and game riding in the corral. Our dude ranch will not disappoint any guests in search of the true Western cattle drive adventure either.. To become more adept and skilled at riding, our Horseman’s Week in September will give you an excellent progressive skills education and dude ranch vacation all rolled into one.
There is no such thing as a boring evening on the Colorado Trails dude ranch. Great food, new friends and a wide variety of entertainment venues are in store for you as our guest. Western dancing in our Opera Hall, hayrides, campfire sing-alongs and cookouts, and the cuisine will be superb.