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The 52nd Season at Colorado Trails is About to Begin!

2017-01-26T20:22:51-07:00April 30th, 2013|All Inclusive Family Vacations, General|

Here in Durango, CO, the last of the late snowfalls has come and gone, trees and flowers are starting to bloom, and the days are warming up. At Colorado Trails Dude Ranch, we're busying ourselves with our last-minute preparations as we get ready to welcome our honored summer guests. We have a long history of [...]

Colorado Trails Horses During the Winter Months

2017-01-26T20:25:29-07:00March 21st, 2013|General, Horseback Riding Vacations|

One of the activities during a Colorado Trails dude ranch vacation our guests love the most is the horse riding. However, some of our guest ranch visitors might wonder what the horses and wranglers do during the cold winter months when there are very few people around. Here are some of the questions we get [...]

Durango Named One of the Best “True Western” Towns

2017-01-26T20:27:17-07:00February 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

2021-01-08T17:31:39-07:00January 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 [...]

Colorado Trails Ranch: Vacation in Reality

2017-02-01T07:06:48-07:00November 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

2017-02-01T07:07:55-07:00October 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

2017-02-01T07:12:17-07:00September 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

2021-01-08T17:43:05-07:00August 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

2017-02-01T07:18:45-07:00August 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 [...]

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