Colorado Dude Ranch Vacations

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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.





Black Mtn Ranch: Movie Review-Wild Horse Wild Ride

"Wild Horse, Wild Ride", produced by husband-and-wife team Alex Dawson and Greg Gricus, is a beautiful film depicting the friendship and journey of nine wild mustangs and their trainers. Each year, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) rounds up thousands of wild horses across America, and a lucky 100 are given the opportunity to go through the Extreme Mustang Makeover Challenge. Trainers from all over the country, some professional, some rookies, are given a horse through a lottery, and ...

On Wild Horses and Photography from our Colorado Dude Ranch

  We recently came across the work of fine art photographer Irene Suchocki, and her collection is mesmerizing, Eye Poetry. Her photographs are stunning, equally captivating as they are whimsical. Let's just say, we fell in love. It is rather serendipitous as some of our staff will be viewing 2011 "Wild Horse Wild Ride" tonight at the Boulder International Film Festival, so you could say we have wild horses on our mind. Irene is amazing photographer. Check out her work on her ...

Wild Horse Wild Ride

  A few of the staff from Black Mountain Ranch will be seeing this film next weekend at the Boulder International Film Festival. Tickets are still available for purchase on their website for its screening at Boulder High School.   Each summer, the federal government rounds up thousands of wild horses for relocation. A lucky 100 of them are given to 100 trainers, who have 100 days to ready the animals—which have never experienced human contact—to compete in the Extreme Mustang ...

Featured Blog: The Wild Mustang Chronicles

"What in Tarnation are the Wild Mustang Chronicles?" Debbie asks defiantly as quoted from her blog,  The Wild Mustang Chronicles. She is an intuitive animal communicator and healer, and an avid horse lover, having four horses of her own. She knows horses well. Debbie writes, "Wild Mustangs! These words rustle up a whole posse of tantalizing images: herds of colorful horses running freely across the prairie; powerful stallions rearing and fighting for mares; cowboys and Indians; lassos, ...

The Boardwalk of Atlantic City

"On the Boardwalk in Atlantic City, life will be peaches and cream.” - from the 1991 Disney film Wild Hearts Can't be Broken. Atlantic City is looking to revive the hustle and charm of its popularity in the 1880's. In efforts to gain tourism and lure visitors back to the Boardwalk, one act in the revival is horse diving. Steel Pier Ownership, announced in early February of this year, that it intends to bring back Atlantic City’s famed Diving Horse attraction, which began in the 1920s ...

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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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