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.





Wild Stallion saves Filly: Beauty of Wild Horses

A beautiful story of a wild stallion in Arizona who rescued a filly from drowning. The Stallion, named "Champ" certainly deserves his title! The story is told by forest service volunteer in Arizona as the stallion helps the filly out of a swift river current. Such a beautiful story of this stallion helping out his band! It makes us all the more excited to have our horses back at the ranch! Hope to see you at Black Mountain Colorado Dude Ranch this summer! Read our reviews, we ...

Talking about Black Hole Resorts: Black Mountain Ranch

A few months ago we posted a blog on the latest travel trend: Black Hole Resorts. Our friends at the Escapist Traveler just posted a great article on Black Mountain Ranch (Hey, that's us!). We'd love for you to check out their article and see what you have to say? Will you be unplugging with us this summer? Somewhere locked deep inside the Rocky Mountains is the answer to your Blackberry blues. The Black Mountain Colorado Dude Ranch is a family owned resort, home to more than 50,000 ...

Meet our Horses

Our horses are professionals at giving folks without much riding experience fantastic experiences. It is their job. Here is a sampling of who we have to ride and what they are like. We have over 70 horses in our dude string, so not every horse is listed on our website. Apache Apache is a favorite for many returning guests and advanced riders.   Gila Known for her half-draft size and gentle manners, Gila is a favorite of large riders and children. Half-drafts are known as ...

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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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