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.





The Best of Week Two: Summer Has Arrived!

The sun is out! We are so excited that we’ve been getting some good old summer sunshine at last. We had a small group this visit the past week, just over ten guests here at the ranch. Two of our guests were Bill and Eileen, 70-something lovebirds who got married just over a year ago! We also had Sarah from England come out for a visit, she was a mounted policewoman for many years. We were  glad to have returning guests Joanne with her two teenage kids Jarrett and Kent back at the ranch. ...

WANTED: Pack Camp Cook and Driver

An immediate opportunity to join the Black Mountain Ranch crew. You’ll be in charge of running our overnight pack camp trips, cooking dinner and breakfast for approx 20 people 2 nights a week. You’ll also drive our guests to the Steamboat Springs Rodeo on Friday nights and do guest pick ups and drop offs in Denver on Sundays. We need someone who is 21 or over, loves people and the outdoor life with a clean drivers license. We’ll provide on ranch accommodation, all meals, a salary and the ...

Black Mountain Ranch - Unwind and Return to Nature, Colorado Style

There are so many options for vacationing in today's market, why should you pick a family owned dude ranch in Colorado? Because it's one of the best methods for resting and relaxation; a true chance to unwind from the hectic routine that is oftentimes every day life. The Black Mountain Ranch has so much to offer its guests that most people won't get to experience without taking this type of vacation. With vacations that last a week during the beauty of Colorado summer, and different ...

Colorado Wildlife Worth Watching - Creating Authentic Vacation Memories

You'll know that you're experiencing a truly memorable, authentic vacation that you'll be talking about for years when you spot some of the wildlife for which Colorado is renowned. We have many types of wildlife here in Colorado - everything from the tiny, striped chipmunks that are always on the lookout for crumbs to the elusive lynx. While out on a trail ride, you're apt to spot white-tailed or mule deer; perhaps you'll be lucky enough to spot a magnificent elk or moose, also. You ...

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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!

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


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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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