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.





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 ...

Recruitment and Riding

Hey everybody! So sorry for my late post, this week has been incredibly busy for me and my fellow sisters in my sorority. Monday marked the beginning of formal recruitment for the girls of Alpha Delta Pi at Baylor University, which means that we spend a week not sleeping, hardly eating, and rushing through our various responsibilities with the vigor of a Spartan warrior. Although it can truly be exhausting at times, come the end of the week when we have all of the new girls in our family ...

Ian Miller and Big Ben: Throwback to My Childhood Heroes

I recently came across a few of the horse books I had when I was younger. My family recently moved and in that process we uncovered a bunch of old items and junk, which had been tucked away in our basement or garage untouched for many years. This included many horse encyclopedias and picture books, the Walter Farley “Black Stallion” series (as you all might remember from a previous post) and of course a little biography on Big Ben, one of my favorite reads. He was a big chestnut horse ...

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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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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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