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Dining & Lodging

Our dining and lodging are an unexpected and carefully planned complement to our western ranching heritage, our conservation and restoration work, and our guest ranch activities. Our goal is to support this large western landscape and its wildlife with sustainable practices for multiple uses, including sharing that with guests. We Dining & Lodgingbelieve strongly in building and sustaining our soil, our water, our livestock, and our neighbors, as well as our wildlife and its habitat – on a very local scale and on a bigger scale as well. What we do on our guest ranch and on our cattle ranch and in our conservation programs we share with others, and it all contributes to what we hope will make a big difference.

Our outdoor adventure, laid-back western luxury lodging, warm hospitality, modern conveniences, and rugged western flavor are an inspired combination. And ultimately that combination is part of what makes us “exactly as wild as you want.”

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We are much more than a Guest Ranch

We are a Guest Ranch because we believe in stewarding this large western landscape and sharing it with others. We have a working model of sustainability that maintains biodiversity and ecological connectivity, enhances the lives of wildlife and fish, and preserves and restores degraded habitat while promoting a mix of uses...

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Dude Ranch Unplugged: Book Summer 2019 Now

Summer calls for it. Different outdoor activities each day keep it lively and lots of variety keeps everyone happy. Pack up the family for a summer reboot.


  • The best dinner in Colorado

    The best dinner in Colorado just might be on a ranch in the middle of nowhere. By Allyson Reedy, Food Writer, Denver Post -- I’m not one for ultra-fancy, fussy food, and when you see the photographs from the High Lonesome meal or read these descriptions, that’s what you might think this was. Yes, this…

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  • Conservation's new frontier

    Private Land: Conservation's new frontier in America. The High Lonesome Ranch represents a new model for private land conservation in North America. Since more than half the land in the U.S. is privately owned, it can't be left to governments and nonprofits. We are working hard to do our part. Our owner along with the…

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  • "Best vacation of my life"

    Trip Advisor has been seeing such great guest reviews lately we thought we'd share:   "Best vacation of my life" - 5 Stars This was more than just a vacation it was a wonderful experience. It took us totally out of our everyday lives. The food, accommodations, activities are awesome! The staff becomes family immediately.…

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