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Reviewed 30 July 2014

I stayed at WTR and it met my every expectation. I was there in May and returned again in July. The staff friendly and helpful, food was great and was plentiful. The rooms exceptional and very private. Everyday I had an expectation of what I wanted to do and was facilitated in every way, from insuring my trip to the...

3Thank Wayne J
Colorado springs
Reviewed 26 July 2014

Wtr is a beautiful place,but the ranch is pathetic. The place is old,run down, and simply nasty.The staff treat you with no respect and the employees are treated poorly by the owners. My stay here was a mess.

9Thank ColoradoMan1
Rochester, Indiana
Reviewed 8 May 2014

Wilderness Trails Ranch was my daughter's Make-A-Wish trip destination. We couldn't have asked for a better fit for our family and her situation. Our daughter is an experienced horse rider and we are not, so I was a little skeptical of how her father and I would do riding horses there. They had training for us and horses that met...

1Thank Michele46975
Cypress, Texas
Reviewed 25 September 2013

My family has stayed at WTR many times over a thirty year period. We love the family atmosphere of the ranch and the wilderness adjacent to it. It is a wonderful location to get away from the city, your work, meet new friends and experience a magnificent land. The owners and staff are always hospitable, helpful and friendly. There may...

Thank Billy S
Reviewed 4 September 2013 via mobile

This was our sixth guest ranch experience. We have stayed at two others, one twice and the other three times. Here's how they compare: Wilderness Trails was more expensive than the one we have visited three times (the other one is no longer in business); the cabin we had could have been more comfortable by placing furnishings differently; and it...

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wildernesstrails, Manager at Wilderness Trails Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are very open to hearing your thoughts on how we could make our cabins more comfortable! Please do not hesitate to contact us as we value your input and would love to chat about your experience and insights.

New York
Reviewed 2 September 2013

A friend and I decided to go to Wilderness Trails Ranch for Cowgirl Week after reading the good reviews. We went to bond and have some camaraderie with ladies of similar interests. Well, we soon found out that, other than one woman who brought her own horse and stayed in her trailer, we were the only guests staying at the...

5Thank Luvs2Ride7
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 24 August 2013 via mobile

Recently returned from fourth year visiting the ranch. It is truly a spectacular place for a family vacation. My grandson age 11 was gone from 7 am until 10 pm in constant motion with fishing, riding, tubing and just hanging out with his new friends. My disabled adult daughter loved the riding and playing pool. I was alone but met...

Thank Alexmom1985
Annandale, Virginia
Reviewed 20 August 2013

From the moment we drove in to the Wilderness Trails Ranch, we knew we were in for a treat! Nestled in a mountain valley, the setting of the ranch house and surrounding log cabins is breathtaking. The highlight of our trip was the daily horseback riding on the mountain trails and even helping the wranglers move cattle. Novice and experienced...

1Thank Ed R
Annandale, Virginia
Reviewed 19 August 2013

Our family of 4 (2 kids ages 6 & 8) just returned from WTR. The good reviews on TripAdvisor are true! We had a wonderful week. The first night home our son cried himself to sleep because he missed "his" horse. The staff really set WTR apart-- they were all friendly and helpful. We enjoyed getting to know the other...

1Thank Amanda T
Lincoln, Nebraska
Reviewed 8 August 2013

This is my third time at this ranch I like it so much I keep bringing other family members! The Trail rides are half day or full scenic rides I have never had a bad horse yet. Somedays they offer cow work that is a blast so if you have never tried it IT IS a must! everything e I...

3Thank 68,410

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ride, Relax, Recharge! Experience the freedom of the West at our stunning, secluded, family-operated dude ranch. Wilderness Trails is nestled in a true mountain valley surrounded by wilderness. All-inclusive 3-6 day packages include exceptional dining, cozy cabins, tailored horseback riding and cattle work, youth programs, water skiing, fishing, excursions, and evening entertainment. Serving western hospitality and lasting memories since 1970, join WTR for the best week of your year! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wilderness Trails Ranch

Address: 23486 CR 501, Bayfield, CO 81122-9703
Region: United States > Colorado > Bayfield
Price Range: ₹ 93,924 - ₹ 1,45,744 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 25
Also Known As:
Wilderness Trails Ranch Hotel Durango
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“If you have anything and I mean anything that you think you may want when your there you merely need to tell them and it is as good as done.”
965waynej, 29 Jul 2014 | Read review
“There are many cabins, our group stayed in 3 different ones and we all enjoyed it!”
lkabernathy, 28 Jul 2013 | Read review
“All the cabins are great.”
OPN33, 16 Jul 2013 | Read review
“An elderly couple got the cabin closest to the main lodge. If anyone is less mobile, just let the managers know this. Everything was quiet at night.”
IleneB, 23 Jun 2013 | Read review
“We were psyched to have a "duplex" cabin so that our 3 y.o. had her own sleeping space. Make sure to ask about what you'll be getting before you book!”
AJF76, 28 Oct 2012 | Read review
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