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.




What Is a Dude Ranch?

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What is a Dude Ranch? Great question!  We get the question "what is a dude ranch?" all the time! A dude ranch is a working ranch that also accepts guests. In other words, this is a real ranch that you are welcome to come be a part of! This is a taste taste of the old wild west (well, we add comfortable accommodations and amazing food that the original cowboys didn't quite have...).  

Got it, that's what a dude ranch is

We operate a dude ranch in Colorado (north of Vail) and accept guests during the summer to stay at our amazing hand-built cabins. This video shows you what we are talking about: Your weeklong dude ranch package includes lodging, all meals, unlimited horseback riding, an overnight pack trip, a longhorn cattle drive, whitewater rafting, fly and spin fishing, rifle and trap shooting, a trip to a local rodeo, and so much more! You will be able to answer: "what is a dude ranch?" with pride! What is a Dude Ranch? Horses!



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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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