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.





Happy Fourth of July!

We hope everyone has a wonderful day with family, friends, and loved ones. We wanted to share the beautiful photography of Larissa Allen of Black Horse Photography to honor and celebrate what today is all about! We all here at Black Mountain Colorado Dude Ranch wish you a very Happy 4th! We are planning for a great day at the Ranch! Nothing is better than time spent with friends and family (and horses, of course!). We will be sure to end the evening raising a cold beer to celebrate ...

Wildfires in Colorado

We have received many calls and emails over the past few weeks as guests from previous summers and those planning to travel to our Colorado Dude Ranch asking if we are okay. We are so thankful for the concerns and want to report that we are fully operational and running. Black Mountain Ranch, in McCoy, Colorado, is well over 200 miles away and clear of the fires. Our thoughts are with all of the firefighters and everyone affected, as there are currently 10 wildfires burning in the ...

Happy Solstice!

It's officially summer! As today marks the first day of the season (and the longest day of the year) we are so excited for all of the happenings coming up! We are in our 4th week of guests up at our Colorado Dude Ranch and it seems to already be going by too fast! Don't miss out on our Adults Only Yoga Week (August 26th-September 2nd)! It's going to be a blast! Still haven't decided on where to vacation with the family this summer? Come join us at our family run and super fun All ...

Meet Wrangler Kyle

Meet Kyle Henderson! Another first year Wrangler, Kyle comes to us from Oklahoma where he just finished his studies at Oklahoma State. He has been riding horses since he was a little tyke and is a very welcome addition to our family. Kyle loves to lope so if you are looking to head out and get off the beaten path, Kyle is a fan of the open country. He is a great sport and a patient teacher, so if you are new to living our "dude ranch life" he is a great wrangler to help get you ...

Meet Wrangler Helen

Meet Helen Lauth! This is her first year with us at Black Mountain Colorado Dude Ranch and we are so excited to have her on the team! Helen grew up with horses and has been riding since before she could walk. Born and raised in Minnesota, she is currently a senior at South Dakota State University. She rides on the NCAA Equestrian team, with her speciality being reining. She is one heck of a horse woman, and little would you know with her laid back personality, but she has 3 Top-Ten ...

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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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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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