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.





"Yoga at the Ranch" at Black Mountain Ranch

Next week marks our first "Yoga at the Ranch!", which is August 26th-September 2nd. Join us for our regular Adult's Only Week with a yoga infusion. This year, we will have two amazing instuctors joining us. Meet the Teachers:  Kia Ruiz  About Kia: "Hi, I'm Kia. A green lifestyle yoga instuctor that believes in personal responsibility and maximizing your joy. We care for ourselves, we care for our environment. There is an intersection of the worlds of health/fitness/wellness and ...

Summer Vacations at Black Mountain Colorado Dude Ranch

We found this fabulous vintage poster and agree, now is the time to plan your vacation to our Colorado Dude Ranch! Take a tour of our beautiful cabins or head over to our rates and reservations page to get more information! If you are curious as to what a typical week looks like on the ranch, you must read this! We are looking forward to the summer season and seeing you up at Black Mountain Ranch!

"Wish You Were Here" from Black Mountain Ranch!

Our new postcards just arrived! If you have planned a trip to the ranch this summer, look for one in your mailbox any day now! We can't wait to soon have our cabins filled with guests, our horses back in the pastures, and bottles clinking in celebration in our saloon! There are so many great activities and adventures to be had on our Colorado Dude Ranch, we hope you are joining us this summer for a week's vacation! Go ahead, watch our video! We dare you to watch it and not want to ...

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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