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.





A Week in Pictures: June 2nd- June 9th

We can't believe another week has come and gone at our fine Colorado Dude Ranch! What a great week we had! Be sure to check out some of the highlights from an all inclusive stay at Black Mountain Ranch, you might want to take a trip of your own! WHAT TO DO AT BLACK MOUNTAIN RANCH Try your hand at roping in the arena....  Our cows are faster than they appear, we promise...  Head out on a cattle drive to push the cows back to pasture...  Relax in the afternoon with a leisurely game ...

Merry Christmas and Good Tidings to All!

We leave you with the photography by Larrisa Allen of Black Horse Photography. Be sure to check her out on Facebook (Help her exceed her dreams of 9,000 likes by the end of the year!)  see more of her images on her Flickr page. We are wishing you and your family a very Merry Christmas! Sending our best and good tidings from Black Mountain Colorado Dude Ranch! We hope to see you next summer at our Colorado Dude Ranch!    

Weather or Not, It's All Gonna Be Ok

  So pretty much all year 'round, I have to deal with the weather to get my job done. This is both a blessing and a curse as I truly do love to be outside, and have experienced most beautiful and tranquil that Mother Nature and the lower reaches of our atmosphere have to offer, but I can also say that I have experienced some of the worst that these two can throw at me, and everything in between. All those experiences, just in the name of getting the job done. For those of you that ...

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 ...

Meet Wrangler Chad

Meet first year Wrangler Chad Shoulders. Although it is his first year up at Black Mountain Ranch, it is definitly not his first year in the saddle. He started to ride when he was four years old and has spent previous summers as horse pack guide and hunting guide in Durango, CO. Chad grew up in Vail, Colorado and started to ski when he was two. He has been skiing ever since and is the Coach of the Ft. Lewis Ski Team and Ski Instructor at Beaver Creek. Years of teaching and coaching ...

Theme picker

Click + to add content
Click + to add content

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

Login | Logout