2019 Dude Ranch Unplugged. Book now. Reboot your family this summer with a mountain getaway. Call 970.283.9420


You can practically smell the oil and the gun just thinking about it, and then feel the crisp morning air and the excitement in it as the dogs are ready and anxious to go. Warm-ups at the five-stand, the pheasant walk, or the flurry shoot are done with a desire to get out in the field with your dog. Or you can come out the afternoon of your arrival for shooting sports and take your time working up an appetite for dinner. Better still, you can participate in shooting sports any time of year to make sure you’re ready when fall comes and Wing Shooting season begins. Or just for fun! Every instructor at the ranch is NSCA Level 1 certified.

Cast & Blast trips are anglers’ and hunters’ favorites – participating in two of their favorite sports in one day. Fin & Feather Expedition trips take those one step further when you explore the diversity around the main ranch and get inspired by some of our big beautiful neighborhood. Shooting Sports are great fun in their own right at any time of year, but they get a lot of heated action in the fall when bird hunting is in season.

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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.


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