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.





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 ...

Horses and Zebras and Zeedonks, Oh my! A bit of Equidae History from Black Mountain Ranch

After reading a recent article in National Geographic about the evolution of the Zebras stripes, we wanted to share some history and information on the Equidae family and some of the fascinating hybrids that have been bred since the 19th Century. Equidae (sometimes known as the horse family) is the taxonomicfamily of horses and related animals, including the extant horses, donkeys, and zebras, and many other species known only from fossils. All extant species are in the genusEquus. Equidae ...

What To Bring To A Colorado Dude Ranch, Part 2: Everyday

If you have booked your vacation at Black Mountain Ranch for this summer, here is a great guide for what you should bring, for on and off our horses. If you haven't booked your week yet, what are you waiting for? Call us today! Here is a handy guide of what to bring for your stay at our Colorado Dude Ranch. Essentials: Sunglasses- You will use these all the time! Colorado is sunny 360 days of the year! Sunscreen- SPF 15 and remember to reapply every 2 hours. Also bring ...

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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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