Colorado Dude Ranch
Colorado Dude Ranch: Featured in Equitrekking’s Vacation Guide
Saddle up for a 3 to 7 night Western family vacation in Colorado at this luxury guest ranch. Learn to ride, walk or lope on multi-level trail rides. Enjoy a full kids program, Orvis endorsed fly fishing lessons, a full service spa, and 5-star, gourmet meals.
Denver International Airport
Private aircraft can land in Granby or Kremmling Airports (10-20 minutes away) with free shuttle service by C Lazy U
Riding Style & Ability
Beginner to Advanced
Summer family months with kids program June, July and August
Fall, Winter and Spring are open to families, groups and weddings
Up to 100
Rates/ Payment Methods
Vary by season and accommodation- call 866-319-4533 for details
Payment Methods – all major credit cards accepted
Why an Equitrekking Top 20 Ranch?
This luxury guest ranch has a wide array of adventure activities to satisfy families and groups without sacrificing quality, including top-notch facilities. This premiere horseback riding ranch and working cattle ranch has a 12,000 square foot, heated indoor riding arena–– great for combining skiing with horseback riding through the snow.
From the Horse’s Mouth
Family owned and operated since its beginning in 1919, C Lazy U is a luxury guest ranch dedicated to providing memorable family vacations. This Colorado dude ranch has been renowned as a 5-star, 5-diamond ranch for years. C Lazy U Ranch boasts picturesque views of the Continental Divide and the Indian Peaks Wilderness, while maintaining a secluded feel, nestled in a quaint valley on over 9,000 acres.
C Lazy U’s wranglers take pride in the natural horsemanship techniques they use to train independent, fun to ride horses; and at the end of a week’s stay, guests participate in a shodeo to show off the skills they have acquired over their vacation. During a typical stay, kids and adults have the opportunity to ride twice a day, every day, improving their riding skills on horses that are anything but nose-to-tail animals.
The luxury of C Lazy U Ranch is best seen in its full service spa, which overhangs the Willow Creek, its cuisine, and its charming cabins. The model of Colorado dude ranch elegance, ranch cabins were built using wood from the forests on property.
This Colorado dude ranch offers a variety of adventures and amenities: cattle drives, horse riding lessons, equestrian clinics, tennis, pool, hot tub, yoga, trap shooting, archery, fly fishing, mountain biking, ropes course, zip line, luxury camping and more.