Try spicing up your vacation a little by visiting Colorado Trails guest ranch resort, where you are surrounded by the beauty of nature every single day. Our signature dude ranch vacations have been enjoyed by nature lovers, thrill seekers and the usual collection of skeptics over the years. At the end of their stay, each Colorado Trails guest has been completely satisfied and even surprised by their visit. Our regular visitors say that they can’t stay away, and that our dude ranch – Durango style is the perfect vacation spot for men and women of all ages and backgrounds.

Located 12 miles northeast of Durango, Colorado, our 450 acre dude ranch offers ample room for a variety of fun and exciting outdoor activities. One of the most popular activities is horseback riding, where even a beginner can take one of our 85 well trained horses for a ride. Each of our guest ranch resort’s riders is matched up with their ideal horse, and you can choose from one of our riding activity options: morning/afternoon ride, half day ride, all day lunch ride, cattle drives, family breakfast ride, or “Corral Capers”. These different activities make Colorado Trails Ranch the perfect place to plan your horseback riding vacation.

Fishing vacations are also very big attractions at our Colorado dude ranch. Our fly fishing center located in the Blacksmith Shop is always there if you need to purchase fishing gear. Once you have the right fishing gear collected and ready, it’s time to pick a spot to fish. There are several different rivers and ponds that you can fish, on the ranch  Our rivers and ponds are filled with a variety of fish, from rainbow fish to brook trout, and it doesn’t matter if you are a beginner or an expert, our professional guides are there to help at all times on our fly fishing vacations.

In addition to horseback riding fishing vacations, there are several other activities that guests can enjoy at our Durango dude ranch. Our other activities include river rafting, hiking, swimming, power tubing, archery, trap shooting, and much more! There’s always something to do here—you’ll never be bored. By taking part in our activities, you will be able to explore nature and everything that it has to offer. For example, we’ll be river rafting on the Animas River, which is also known as the “River of the Lost Souls”. Not only will you be enjoying river rafting, but you will also enjoy learning more about this river and your surroundings.

Our guest ranch includes several different facilities for guests to enjoy. You can shoot some hoops at our basketball court, buy sundries from our Trading Post, let our kids have fun in the Ruckus Room, learn to shoot arrows at our archery range, and relax after a long day in our hot tub.

During your entire stay, you will be taken care of by our happy and helpful Colorado Trails dude ranch staff. We will provide you with a comfy place to enjoy a good night’s rest, and a delicious meal the next morning. Our chef provides all of the guests and staff with scrumptious, homemade meals every day. If this sounds like the kind of vacation that you’d be interested in, don’t delay. The best weeks in summer book up fast, visit our website to learn more information making your reservations for all inclusive family vacations that you’ll never forget.