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.





Questions to Ask A Dude Ranch

We talk to a lot of guests on the phone everyday.  Love it, we really do.  There seems to be quite a few common questions!  So rather than watch the morning rides go out today I thought I would answer them here. 1) How Flexible Are You? This one is big for us.  At Black Mountain Ranch, you are in control.  Don't feel like a ride (or feel like a long one)? Just let us know and we can design your stay to meet your dreams.  We help design it but it is flexible! 2) How are your kids ...

Looking For The Best Dude Ranch?

Black Mountain Colorado Dude Ranch is an amazing vacation ranch in the heart of Colorado. Want a taste of the West? Join us for a week long stay at our ranch high in the Rockies halfway between Vail and Steamboat Springs Colorado. Arriving on Sunday afternoon, your week long package includes lodging, all meals, unlimited horseback riding, an overnight pack trip, a longhorn cattle drive, whitewater rafting, fly and spin fishing, rifle and trap shooting, and a trip to a local rodeo. ...

What Is a Dude Ranch?

Great question!  We get the question "what is a dude ranch?" all the time! A dude ranch is a working ranch that also accepts guests. In other words, this is a real ranch that you are welcome to come be a part of! This is a taste taste of the old wild west (well, we add comfortable accommodations and amazing food that the original cowboys didn't quite have...).   Got it, that's what a dude ranch is We operate a dude ranch in Colorado (north of Vail) and accept guests during the ...

A Flexible Holiday With Adventure!

Our guests rave about us, just check out our TripAdvisor reviews & Yelp !  One of many things they love is how flexible the schedule is.  At the beginning of the week your family or group is assigned a wrangler that is similar to a personal ranch concierge (who are as wonderful as they sound).  Want to ride as long as you can handle?  Done.  Want time to read by the pool?  Here is a towel. This is your vacation, you tell us how you want to spend it.     Each week, we have the ...

Guest Ranch Vacations

It's time to take a deep breath and relax. You are about to explore some amazing country on our Luxury Colorado Dude Ranch. You have your pick of 70 horses that will be saddled up for you and an expert guide to take you up steep mountain trails. You are going to love it. Booking the plane ticket is up to you, but we can take care of the transportation to and from the airport. Just $75 per person round trip from Denver and complimentary from the Eagle/Vail Airport.

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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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