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Elk Mountain Ranch

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Monument, Colorado
Reviewed 14 September 2013

I can't stop thinking about this place and the wonderful vacation week we spent with family. We chose an end-of-season, adults-only week for this get-away with our 27 and 33-year old sons, my two sisters and their husbands. There were just six other guests, all very enjoyable people. There is a full children's program the other 14 weeks of the...

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Sue M, Owner at Elk Mountain Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for your faith in us. We enjoyed getting to know you all and we look forward to the next trap shooting tournament.... cheers.

Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 13 August 2013

I can't say enough about how much we enjoyed our week at Elk Mountain Ranch. From the moment we arrived and were greeted by the entire staff, to the time we left with hugs and handshakes from all of our new friends, this was the perfect vacation. Tom and Sue are fantastic hosts, dedicated to ensuring that your vacation here...

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Sue M, Owner at Elk Mountain Ranch, responded to this review

It was a pleasure meeting and getting to know your family. You should be proud... you have an amazing family. It an honor to have you with us for your family vacation. We can't wait to see you all again. Cheers.

Fairfax, Virginia
Reviewed 13 August 2013

What a great time! I have a family of six., with kids ..ages 9,6,4,2. I was determined to find a dude ranch that not only allowed children of this age but also embraced them. Elk Mountain Ranch exceeded our expectations! The kids had such a fantastic time.....The children's program was very engaging for all ages and most importantly we as...

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Sue M, Owner at Elk Mountain Ranch, responded to this review

What a wonderful family. It was our honor to have you all. We have such great memories of your group and hope to see you all again soon. It is your family, and families like yours, that we are in this business. Happy trails.

Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 August 2013

Ten of us, aged 5 to 65, have just returned from this amazing ranch and an unforgettable holiday. My husband and I visited 19 years ago (same family owners) with our two teenage children and the ranch experience with Tom and Sue at the helm made such an impact on us we vowed to return one day with grandchildren, and...

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Sue M, Owner at Elk Mountain Ranch, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to see you all again and renew old friendships. We loved all the photos and photobooks that you sent to us.We are using some of the pictures on the website. Thanks.

London
Reviewed 7 August 2013

In its own little corner of tranquil, scenic Colorado heaven nestles Elk Mountain Ranch - and breathtaking views are just a part of a fun filled week. I believe you'd be hard pressed to receive a warmer welcome from a team of owners and staff who are truly dedicated to working together to ensure that you leave with broad smiles...

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Sue M, Owner at Elk Mountain Ranch, responded to this review

We are always happy to make changes to different groups, riding abilities, etc please just let us know and we will work to accommodate your needs and requests. We also provide more instruction as to riding technique, posture and cues... again just let us know and we will go to work for you. Cheers.

Windsor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 July 2013

We stayed with Tom & Sue and their wonderful ranching 'family' at the beginning of July this year as part of a longer trip RV'ing from Las Vegas to Denver and then onto the ranch. We can honestly say this was the trip of a lifetime - we only wish that like many others, we could promise to return! We...

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Sue M, Owner at Elk Mountain Ranch, responded to this review

Loved meeting your family. I am still wearing my necklace and we hope to see you all again.

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 28 July 2013

One week of vacation here is worth two weeks of relaxation. The scenery is beautiful beyond imagination and I'm still mesmerized by it. The whole program is put together so well, the staff is hand picked and the most friendly, and most of all you become part of the family of the staff and guests. Definitely a must-go-back for us...

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Sue M, Owner at Elk Mountain Ranch, responded to this review

It was great to have you and we can't wait to see you again in the future. Happy trails.

Federal Way, Washington
Reviewed 20 July 2013

Elk Mountain Ranch is the perfect place for a family vacation. In our case it was a three generation family vacation with plenty of activities for everyone. We rode horses, fished, hiked, river rated, learned archery, trap shooting and target shooting. We went on a hay ride, had picnic lunches, played volleyball and rode mountain bikes. We square danced and...

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Sue M, Owner at Elk Mountain Ranch, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to have your family with us. Thank you for your faith in us to provide the memories for your family reunion and special time together. It was an honor and we miss you all.

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 17 June 2013

The week I spent in this gorgeous countryside flew by in a daze of horse back rides, hikes, white water rafting, archery, volley ball, square dancing, delicious food and comradery. I'm not exaggerating when I say that I felt like family by the end of the week and was sad to have to go home. Just like everybody else says:...

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Sue M, Owner at Elk Mountain Ranch, responded to this review

It was an honor to have you guys celebrating your 40th birthdays with us. We wish you all the best in the future and hope to see you all down the trail again sometime soon.

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 16 June 2013

As I sit in the Denver airport waiting to return home, I am still amazed at how much fun I've had this past week. Thanks to Elk Mountain Ranch, I can now proudly say that I've: • ridden a horse across breathtaking countryside (walked, trotted and loped), • rafted Category 3 and maybe 4 rapids, • won a trap-shooting contest,...

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Sue M, Owner at Elk Mountain Ranch, responded to this review

Hope to see you again some day - and would love to meet your family!

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Colorado's highest guest ranch at 9600 feet. Adjacent to the Browns Canyon National Monument. Weekly package includes meals, lodging and activities - horseback riding, white water rafting, shooting sports, van trip to Aspen, excursion to ropes & adventure park, fishing, hiking, mountain biking, hayride, square dance, childrens' program and more. Massage extra. 35 pampered guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Elk Mountain Ranch

Address: 13000 CR 185B, Buena Vista, CO 81211
Region: United States > Colorado > Buena Vista
Price Range: ₹ 1,84,228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Elk Mountain Ranch Hotel Buena Vista
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