Colorado Dude Ranch Vacations



About Black Mountain Dude Ranch

Homesteaded in 1890!

We offer weeklong, all-inclusive vacations for those who want adventurous (but safe), authentic, western-style experiences at one of the best dude ranches in Colorado. We are a family run Colorado dude ranch and design custom trips for families, adults, honeymoons, or family reunions. If you’re looking for a trip West for your next vacation, you have found it at Black Mountain Ranch! How does a week spent horseback riding, skeet shooting at our range, whitewater rafting, cattle drive, visiting the local rodeo, and gourmet dining in high Colorado back country sound? Additionally, we own all of our own horses and know them all well!  Let us help plan your next vacation! Give us a call today at 1-800-967-2401!

We are glad you’re considering Colorado Dude Ranch vacations! We’re experts on making sure you have an unforgettable dude ranch vacation. Spending hours going from website to website comparing and contrasting can be enormously stressful. We don’t know if we can say this enough, but please contact us with any questions you might have. Please explore our website and feel free to call us and chat about your trip, this is what we love to do!

Don’t let us be the only ones to tell you! You can read over 200 reviews of our Dude Ranch about our professionalism, level of service, and of course, our excellent and happy horses. 

Give us a call and make our day! Let us help you plan your next vacation - The memories will last a lifetime. 1-800-967-2401 or email



Our History Speaks For Itself

We have decades of experience with award-winning vacations.
We would love to host your group or family. Feel free to give us a call or email to start a conversation!



We are a member in good standing with the Dude Ranchers Association and put forth best practices for how we run a world-class ranch!



Travelers world wide have ranked Black Mountain Ranch in the top 10% of places to vacation. We are proud to have more than 280 five star reviews!



We are a Legacy Member of the Colorado Dude & Guest Ranch Association. This association connects all dude ranches in the beautiful state of Colorado!

Why Choose Black Mountain Dude Ranch?

Our guests often remark that we make them feel like part of the family.  That's exactly what we try to do each and every week with our guests.  Other reasons include:


Great For Adults

Looking for a dude ranch that knows how to have fun? Look no further. We have a fully licensed saloon stocked with cold beer and a full bar, so your evenings will never be dull (live music, dancing). Our Adults Only Weeks are great for singles or couples, or grab your best friends! All or part of this operation is conducted on public lands under a special permit from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and the Routt National Forest. Registered Colorado Outfitter #1343



Great For Families

We are a vacation that your entire family will remember! Whether you are looking for some easy trails to ride with your kids or advanced riding for the entire family, we have great options for everyone. Our goal: to be the best dude ranch vacation for families.



It’s Your Vacation

Are you looking for a great vacation that is flexible and really fun? At Black Mountain Ranch, you choose the vacation that best suits you. Our weeklong all-inclusive dude ranch packages are flexible to meet your needs, so you can have the best vacation of your life!



Colorado Dude Ranch Vacations - Black Mountain Ranch