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.





Leave the Arena Behind: It's Time for a Colorado Dude Ranch Vacation!

Hey there, horse enthusiasts! Are you getting a little tired of just going around and around in circles? No matter how nice the indoor or outdoor arena is where you normally ride, it just can't compare to mounting up in big sky country and enjoying the unforgettable adventure of a Colorado Dude Ranch vacation. If you need help knowing just What is a Dude Ranch is, we have you covered. Even if you're an avid trail rider back home, Black Mountain Ranch has more to offer than you can ...

Easy Horse Riding Stretches Make Your Dude Ranch Vacation All Smiles and No Sores

Even if you are a beginner at horse riding, a few easy stretches can keep you comfortable in the saddle on your dude ranch vacation. See how increasing your flexibility can improve your horsemanship, and help you enjoy an unforgettable experience. Sitting on a horse is lot different from sitting on a couch. Your body gets a fun and effective workout that burns calories and tones up muscles. Improving your flexibility helps you to ride better and stay safe. You will come back ...

Disney Alternatives: Mickey vs Mr. Ed

So you’re planning your next vacation. The kids want to hit the rides, go swimming and eat as much junk as they can con you into. You, on the other hand, want to see the sights, but not from hundreds of feet in the air as you’re whirling around on a ride into which you have to be strapped. You, too, want to eat wonderful foods you don’t have to cook, sleep on a soft bed you don’t have to make and just relax. Well, have we got news for you! How about fresh mountain air, food cooked over a ...

Nearing Fall

As summer's winging down, and as it's approaching fall, it's starting to get a little chilly up in the mountains. The days try to bridge the gap between sunny blue skis, and low hanging clouds. But we take that all in stride, because, after all, we're an outdoor ranch. Even two honeymooners, Amy and Will, celebrated their marriage with a kiss on top of a hill at Black Mountain Ranch. This is how we demonstrate that you can celebrate anything here- there's a pond, a dancing bar, and a ...

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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!


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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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