There are so many options on family adventure vacations you’re going to love on our dude ranch, Colorado Trails. Our San Juan Mountain evenings are wonderful times, star-studded and filled with events.  After a full day of fun and adventure with new found friends and family – there is still more to do!  Every evening offers a different, uniquely exciting event.  From activities, you may be familiar with to those you would not imagine, we have them all waiting for you at the Colorado Trails dude ranch resort.

Western dancing is an event that many enjoy, and you’ll have a blast on these Colorado dude ranch evenings.  People of all ages come together to learn or just enjoy the fancy steps involved in this type of dance.  There are both line and square dancing offered.  Dress up and grab a partner for an evening of laughs, learning and fun!  By the end of the evening, you will have danced your feet off, feeling happy and content you joined the rest of us in the dude ranch Opera Hall.

At Colorado Trails Ranch, family adventure vacations also offer you a nighttime hayride for all ages to enjoy.  Hop aboard, sit down and relax and enjoy the scenery of our Durango dude ranch surroundings rolling by.  Whether you are holding your child on your knee or cuddling up close to your partner, this ride is one to remember.  Following the hayride is a Cowboy Sing along.   Being gathered around a large campfire, surrounds by nature’s beauty, makes this evening nothing but entertaining.  Join in and sing along with our Cowboy Singer.  Songs you may not have heard before will be stuck in your head before you know it.  You will be singing them on the way back to your cozy dude ranch cabin!

As our guests your fun includes the famous dude ranch – Colorado Trails Cookout proven by hundreds of visitors to be a meal the whole family will enjoy.  Beef tenderloin and chicken breast prepared to perfection is served up at your chuck wagon dinner.  Watch our chefs illustrate their expertise while cooking on the open flames beneath the Colorado sky.  Our Durango dude ranch chef’s creations and baked goods have yet to disappoint anyone, and you are in for a taste filled week.  Families and friends will enjoy a meal while having conversations about their day’s activities.

A fun and enjoyable evening is had by all during our ice cream social.  Treat yourself to our delectable ice cream while mingling among other things.  Meet your children’s friends along with their family.  Perhaps you will find someone that is not too far from where you reside!

All inclusive family vacations at Colorado Trails are not lacking in romance with our quiet night for mom and dad.  A lovely, relaxed candle lit dinner with no worries of the children, we know you’ll be ready to enjoy.  Our counselors take care of the children and parents are left to enjoy each other’s company.  In case you decide you need another evening or two alone, you’ll find our Colorado dude ranch staff will gladly offer you babysitting services on the night of your choice.

Some of our Colorado Trails dude ranch evening activities are only offered during the summer season.  Be sure to check our schedule to investigate your biggest interests among the nighttime line up on our dude ranch. Durango trips to the in town Victorian melodrama show are one of those activities that are only possible certain weeks of family adventure vacation season.