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Durango Named One of the Best “True Western” Towns

2017-01-26T20:27:17+00:00 February 28th, 2013|Dude Ranch, General|

Durango, CO, home to Colorado Trails Dude Ranch, was recently ranked #5 out of 10 Western towns named the "Truest Western Towns" by True West magazine. The magazine, which has been creating these top 10 list for the past eight years, stated that Durango's celebration of its Old West history in general and its rich [...]

Two New Cabins at Colorado Trails

2017-01-26T20:29:01+00:00 January 17th, 2013|General, Guest Ranch|

While the rest of Colorado has been busy this winter enjoying the snow and the winter sports our state is famous for, we at Colorado Trails have busied ourselves getting our guest ranch prepared for warmer weather. You can read our previous post about the installation this winter of our new pool, new whirlpool and [...]

New Pool and Whirlpool at Colorado Trails

2017-02-01T07:05:21+00:00 December 20th, 2012|All Inclusive Family Vacations, General|

At Colorado Trails Dude Ranch, we spend our winters getting ready for our spring and summer guests. While the rest of Colorado hosts skiers and snowboarders, we build, clean, add on, scrape and polish. This winter’s main project has focused on two items we know that visitors of our guest ranch will definitely enjoy once [...]

Colorado Trails Ranch: Vacation in Reality

2017-02-01T07:06:48+00:00 November 15th, 2012|All Inclusive Family Vacations, General|

HISTORY The history of Colorado Trails Ranch is unique in the fact that it was designed to be a guest ranch from the beginning, rather than an adaptation of a traditional ranch. In 1960, two ancient but sturdy buildings stood on the original property; namely, a small barn and an anteroom to a dance hall [...]

Fly Fishing Tips and Tricks to Catch More Fish

2017-02-01T07:07:55+00:00 October 18th, 2012|Fly Fishing Vacations, General|

If you love to fly fish, you will find a little slice of heaven at Colorado Trails Ranch. Our dude ranch has over two miles of private water on the Florida River and access to cold mountain streams and rivers along with fully stocked private ranch ponds featuring some of the finest trout fishing in [...]

Horse Rescue Training at Colorado Trails

2017-02-01T07:12:17+00:00 September 20th, 2012|General, Horseback Riding Vacations|

Code 3 Associates and Colorado Trails Dude Ranch are at it again: Colorado Trails teamed up with the non-profit agency again recently to train first-responders in the art of technical equine rescue. In Colorado, first-responders are frequently called in to help in situations that involve horses. Normally, their calls for help are for the rider, [...]

Main Street at Colorado Trails Dude Ranch

2017-02-01T07:15:54+00:00 August 16th, 2012|All Inclusive Family Vacations, General|

When you stroll up Main Street at Colorado Trails Dude Ranch, you’ll feel like you’ve stepped into another era, but you won’t be leaving modern comforts behind. Our Main Street includes a Trading Post, an Opera House, a Blacksmith Shop, a Jail, Saloon and School House. These parts of our guest ranch aren’t always what [...]

The Staff at Colorado Trails Ranch Will Take Care of Your Every Need

2017-02-01T07:18:45+00:00 August 2nd, 2012|Dude Ranch, General|

You're in for a great vacation when you come to Colorado Trails Ranch, located just outside of Durango, Colorado. There's a lot to do at the all-inclusive dude ranch and the staff will make sure that you have an awesome vacation. Our staff of 20 will attend to all your needs while you are here [...]

Step Out of the Box with a Vacation to a Dude Ranch

2017-02-01T07:20:41+00:00 July 19th, 2012|General, Guest Ranch|

There are many popular vacation spots that families tend to fall back on every year. However, the annual ski trip or vacation at the beach can quickly become boring. If your vacation is in need of a refresher, or if you are looking for ideas for all inclusive family vacations that everyone can enjoy, then [...]

Meet Fish and Frog, Our New Draft Horses

2017-02-01T07:21:45+00:00 July 5th, 2012|General, Horseback Riding Vacations|

The next time you and your family come to Colorado Trails Dude Ranch in Durango, CO, for all inclusive family vacations, we’ll introduce you to two new members of our own family: two draft horses named Fish and Frog. Fish and Frog aren’t just any draft horses. As full brothers born only two years apart, [...]