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Cowboy Boots Aren’t Just Fashionable Dude Ranch Footwear

2017-02-03T04:24:58+00:00 October 27th, 2011|Dude Ranch, General|

There's a reason that cowboys of both past and present wear cowboy boots. Far more than fashionable footwear; cowboy boots by design are the best footwear for riding horseback. As a matter of fact, at Colorado Trails Dude Ranch, we require all of our guests who plan to go horseback riding to have smooth-soled footwear [...]

Entertaining Dude Ranch Evenings: The Henry Strater Theatre Melodrama

2017-02-03T04:28:12+00:00 October 13th, 2011|Dude Ranch, General|

The Durango Melodrama is a little piece of the Old West that's still alive and well. At Colorado Trails Dude Ranch, visiting the Durango Melodrama & Vaudeville at the Henry Strater Theatre for one night during their stay is one of our guests' favorite activities. Here's a look at what's on-tap at the Durango Melodrama [...]

Colorado Trails Ranch Hosts Training Academy for Equine Abuse Investigators

2017-02-03T04:31:00+00:00 September 15th, 2011|Dude Ranch, General|

If there's one thing we love at Colorado Trails, it's horses. From old to young, we love them all. That's why it's very upsetting for us to think about horses being abused, misused, neglected, or starved. If you understand how Colorado Trails Dude Ranch staff feels about horses, then you'll also understand why we host [...]

How To Have the Best Horseback Riding Vacations

2017-02-03T04:32:53+00:00 August 18th, 2011|General, Horseback Riding Vacations|

Did you know that you and your horse are supposed to work as a team? That's the secret to a truly enjoyable experience on any type of horseback riding vacations. Here at Colorado Trails guest ranch, we understand that spending a week in the saddle having a great time begins by matching each guest to [...]

Beating The Heat On Family Reunion Vacations

2017-02-03T04:38:18+00:00 August 11th, 2011|Family Reunion Vacation Spots, General|

There's one thing about summer in the Colorado mountains that you won't find at lower elevations. It's a rare evening that temperatures remain uncomfortable. Something one can't say about so many locations across the country. Anyone planning a family reunion knows that July and August are the months to hold these events. The hottest months [...]

Fall Dude Ranch Vacations – Horseman’s Week

2017-02-03T04:39:25+00:00 August 4th, 2011|General, Horseback Riding Vacations|

Horseman's Week at Colorado Trails Dude Ranch is an excellent fall vacation opportunity. Perfect for families with older children, couples, and individuals, Horseman's Week immerses you in horseback riding through the picturesque San Juan Mountains. Our 2011 dates are September 4 through September 11 and include 20% off our regular rates. What Happens During Horseman's [...]

The Story Behind Colorado Trails Dude Ranch

2017-02-03T04:40:56+00:00 July 28th, 2011|Dude Ranch, General|

There aren't many dude ranches in the American West that can say they've been around for over fifty years, but Colorado Trails Dude Ranch can. As a matter of fact, we are in the midst of celebrating our 50th season anniversary in 2011. Early Years at Colorado Trails Colorado Trails, unlike many other dude ranches, [...]

Five Reasons Why Fall Is a Great Time for Business Retreats

2017-02-03T04:42:44+00:00 July 21st, 2011|General, Guest Ranch|

At Colorado Trails Dude Ranch, we believe that fall is the perfect time for business retreats and company team building. Why is fall such a great time for corporate retreats at Colorado Trails? Here are five good reasons. 1. Fewer Distractions Since childhood, we’ve been taught that summertime is for play. Whether splashing around in [...]

Six Tips for a Perfect Family Vacation at Colorado Trails

2017-02-03T04:43:46+00:00 July 14th, 2011|Family Adventure Vacations, General|

What’s your idea of a perfect family vacation? Relaxing together by the pool? Adventure? Private time for mom and dad? Whatever your ideal family vacation is, we think you’ll find it at Colorado Trails Dude Ranch. Here are six tips about Colorado Trails that will help you to plan the perfect family vacation. 1. We [...]