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Reviewed 26 July 2011

Our week at Wilderness Trails was a delight. We traveled with our 6- and 8-year old grand daughters. Neither they nor we were "horse people." The facilities were very nice, the horses (each of us had his own) were perfect for us, the food very good and tailored to some finicky appetites, and the scenery spectacular. But all that was...

1Thank DelBloem
Lincoln, Nebraska
Reviewed 6 July 2011

I haev been to this racnh before with a friend and that was great but this time i brought my grand daughters and they did not want to leave. The days were orginized by the kids wraglers they meet in the sand box and went off to learn to shoot a bow and arrow nad fish for Trout and rope...

2Thank 68,410
Jersey City, New Jersey
Reviewed 14 June 2011

I have been all around the world and I will put this as the best vacation ever. I proposed to my girlfriend when we were there. Wrangler Connie and Gary heard and offered a place to take me but I wanted to do it privately. The staff were helpful and accommodating. Once my fiancee didn't make it to breakfast and...

1Thank rgajilan
Reviewed 12 June 2011

We came to celebrate my friend's birthday by riding in the Rockies and had a great time! The office staff of Sandy and Victoria and all the Wranglers (Katherine, Joe and all) made us feel welcome right from the get-go. Our cabin was very clean and wonderfully western with a lovely soaking shower/tub. Loved all the little extra touches like...

Thank thetrailsnails
wilderness trails ranch
Reviewed 29 November 2010

Dear WTR, Thank you for a truly magnificent and adventurous vacation this summer. We arrived with the expectation of experiencing great horseback rides, amazing scenery and lots of fun. We got all this and in addition we also experienced sublime service by your ranch crew who only after a few days on the ranch seemed more like close friends to...

2Thank Jetterosenstand
wildernesstrails, Manager at Wilderness Trails Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you Girls! Every time we hear the Bonanza song we think of you! Hope to see you soon!

San Diego Ca
Reviewed 6 September 2010

I just came back from Cowgirl Camp. What a great week. Lots of good riding plus interesting evening activites for the 15 ladies. I have visited and enjoyed thr ranch on family vacations 4 times, but wanted a true get away. This week was just that. Lots of riding, with gentle instrustion and beautiful weather and scenery. My favarite riding...

Thank SanDiegoCaSDtraveler
Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 August 2010

The Good The staff was very friendly and accommodating. The ranch's small size (only 9 cabins) helps in this regard. The scenery is, on the whole, beautiful. The food is very good and evening entertainment was very good. Accomodations are average - think Holiday Inn in the woods. The Bad The ranch is surrounded on three sides by its neighbor's...

3Thank Rowdy27
wildernesstrails, Owner at Wilderness Trails Ranch, responded to this review

Wilderness Trails Ranch strives to be certain that our guests experience an outstanding all -inclusive vacation. We were sorry to hear we did not meet these folks’ expectations. Our ranch borders wilderness of 555,000 square miles and is where we ride. The landowner bordering our ranch, does not affect our riding and we have a great variety.. We are uncertain...

Niwot, CO
Reviewed 6 July 2010

We recently returned from a stay at Wilderness Trails with our three children and our parents. What a perfect place for an extended family vacation. The children were delighted with riding with their own age group and counselors, and we adults were free to ride with our own group or hike, relax, or explore the other activities offered. We really...

Thank lgran1287
Reviewed 6 April 2010

My family have been visitors to Wilderness Trails for more than fifty years. I can say it is still the most beautiful spot in the world. The ranch lies in a private open valley with a river below and the pine-covered mountains above. Add the ambiance of the ranch lodge, cabins, and horses and it just doesn't get any better,...

Thank ColoradoRanchgirl
Los Angeles
Reviewed 26 March 2010

Well I visited the ranch because my sister had told me how beautiful it was. I also visited because it was cowgirl camp and I am an experienced horse person that wanted to learn and ride in Colorado. I was so happy with the quality of the horses they provided and the beautiful scenery was beyond all expectations. The food...

Thank kkgLosAngeles

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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
Region: United States > Colorado > Bayfield
Price Range: ₹ 98,902 - ₹ 1,53,468 (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.”
 of 5 bubbles 965waynej, 29 Jul 2014 | Read review
“There are many cabins, our group stayed in 3 different ones and we all enjoyed it!”
 of 5 bubbles lkabernathy, 28 Jul 2013 | Read review
“All the cabins are great.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles 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!”
 of 5 bubbles AJF76, 28 Oct 2012 | Read review
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