Colorado Dude Ranch Vacations

Welcome To Black Mtn Dude Ranch!

Black Mountain Colorado Dude Ranch is one of the top guest ranches in the world, hosting guests every summer to give you a taste of the West. We offer unlimited horseback riding for an adventurous, authentic vacation.





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Wondering what you do when you stay at our Colorado Dude Ranch? Here are some of the great activities and adventures you will take when you come to Black Mountain Ranch! There are plenty of activities around the ranch. A sampling:
  • Roping Lessons
  • Shotgun shooting
  • Take a swim in our outdoor Pool
  • Hot Tubs
  • Fishing
  • Arena Riding
  • Mountain Trails
  • Arena Games
  • Nature Hiking
  • Our Saloon
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • A trip to the local Rodeo
  • A day in Steamboat Springs
Here are a few pictures from our shooting range:
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shooting range at black mountain ranch Or take a paddle boat or canoe out at Jake's Lake: canoeing at jakes lakejakes lakegone fishing Canoeing on John's Lake The kids can always play games in the arena or learn how to rope! Games in our dude ranch arena roping (or hugging) a calf Bobbing for Apples! The Staff designs every week differently to match the preferences of each of our guests. We talk to each family, group, or individual each morning to see what you are looking to do each day and can adjust all throughout the week! Check Out Our Trails or Book Your Dude Ranch Vacation Now If you have not watched our video yet, it is well worth your time!



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The Beauty of Colorado

Have you ever traveled to a dude ranch? Spending a week in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado is a wonderful horseback riding vacation for the entire family to enjoy! We offer pack camp trips, fly fishing, skeet and trap shooting, and of course plenty of time on horseback. All meals are included in your package, so no need to worry about a thing when you spend a week at our ranch!

Explore Our Cabins

Take some time to explore our custom built cabins, watch some videos and see what might work best for your vacation!


Book Online Today!

With our online booking tool you are able to quickly submit your deposit, request your cabin type, and lock in your spot!


A Sample Week at BMR!

Every week is different but the fun is always the same!  If you're curious about the week start here! 






Colorado Dude Ranch Vacations - Black Mountain Ranch

Registered and insured Colorado Outfitter #1343.
All or part of this operation is conducted on Public Lands under special permit from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and the U.S. Forest Service

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