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Sundance Trail Guest & Dude Ranch

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Wheat Ridge, Colorado
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was so glad to return to this scenic mountain retreat! The good company, the home cooked meals, the horses, and the friendly employees were the Best! The fresh mountain air, the star-filled nights, and the hot tub was wonderful! I returned for the fourth time!! Dan & Ellen are the wonderful owners! ( Meals & morning horseback rides are included...

Thank WildlifeWatcher64
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having always wanted to visit Colorado and ride horses in the mountains - I was not disappointed when I chanced across Sundance Trail Guest Ranch. Not many places are open in May - so super happy to find these guys. The highlights - the amazing hospitality offered by Dan and Ellen, and led by their amazing management team - Bethany...

Thank Jo M
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just back from a marvellous trip to Sundance Trail..... Just like the Sundance Kid, I ask myself; 'who are these guys'? as I gently drift asleep.... I arrive at Sundance; My Stetson on my head. I'm shown to my cabin 'Woodside'; And I lay on my bed. Next thing I'm at a hoedown; With Ellin, Chris and Dan. And Michele...

3Thank DPN007
Western Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment I arrive, I was met be the fabulous Bethany (Head of House) who was simply amazing throughout the trip. She ensured my every need was taken care of and that I was happy and relaxed during my entire stay. The property is stunning, with spectacular views and a real relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. My room was perfect...

Thank LRoss79
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Dan and Ellen are such wonderful hosts! The food was amazing! Beautiful ranch and extremely friendly staff. Michelle and Chris could not have been more helpful! We had a great girls family trip! Cabins are clean and cozy.

Thank Connie B
Highlands Ranch, Colorado
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We had a great time! hanging out in the hot tub watching the stars, a beautiful horseback ride, friendly staff and great food! We also brought our adult son with Down syndrome and they were awesome with him! I highly recommend staying here!

Thank Alex D
Dan_and_Ellen_Morin, Owner at Sundance Trail Guest & Dude Ranch, responded to this review

Have you read “Last Child in the Woods”? We hope to give every guest an opportunity to explore the forest as much as you want! Down Syndrome does NOT exclude an explorer from the beauty of an evening campfire, the smell of pines or the nose-nuzzle of a horse-new-friend. Being small and owned by two RN's, we welcome kids and...

Key West, Florida
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Beautiful place. Fun, knowledgeable staff. In the course of just a couple days we did everything. Rustic but still comfortable, exciting but still safe. I went with a bachelor party. I would go back with my friends or my kids. Thank you Sundance Trail for a great time!

2Thank jeremykeywest
Dan_and_Ellen_Morin, Owner at Sundance Trail Guest & Dude Ranch, responded to this review

We always book bachelor and bachelorette parties with just a touch of anxiety. Will we have to replace furniture? Will the sheriff come with noise complaints from the neighbors? You gentlemen partied pretty enthusiastically and we enjoyed every minute! It was great fun to share our home with you and we'd love to see each of you again soon! Also,...

Reviewed 18 September 2016

A week of relaxing and horseback riding at Sundance Trails was the perfect get away from life. Encouraged to unplug and set your own pace, Sundance offered the perfect place to do so. Marci, Roddy, and the rest of the staff help to make you feel at home while away from home.

1Thank Julie C
Dan_and_Ellen_Morin, Owner at Sundance Trail Guest & Dude Ranch, responded to this review

Hi Julie!“Unplug and set your own pace.” To us this is high praise! What a great way to describe sharing our lifestyle with y'all! We're so glad that your week with us was the get-away that you needed. Maybe we will see you again next summer?

Key West, Florida
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

You can design your own way through each day. Well schooled horses and excellent wranglers to lead you every step of the way if you need. More than half of our group had never ridden a horse before and it was a lot of fun because of the staff and the well trained horses. Very solid chuckwagon style food that...

1Thank Rob S
Dan_and_Ellen_Morin, Owner at Sundance Trail Guest & Dude Ranch, responded to this review

Hello Rob, Thank you for your kind words. We are glad that you “found lots to do and permission to do nothing”! That about sums it up. That's what our life here is all about. Of course you fellas are what we call “easy keepers”! You brought the attitude to have fun, and we brought the horses. See you soon...

North Yorks
Reviewed 29 August 2016

This is the most beautiful place Dan and Ellen are wonderful hosts and the Ranch is in the most gorgeous spot. The riding was excellent the staff match you to a horse and it's your horse for the week. We found the riding great fun and we were encouraged to learn and improve our riding through the week. Our daughter...

Thank Sian H
Dan_and_Ellen_Morin, Owner at Sundance Trail Guest & Dude Ranch, responded to this review

Hello Sian, Alex and Zoey. You are right! We are so grateful for the beauty we live in every day. This part of the Rocky Mountains has been described as “the front hallway of heaven.” Zoey was so kind to not take off and leave her parents in her dust! We now have high speed internet and cell service, and...

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Family owned and operated dude ranch 100 miles NW of Denver - we love living here, and we love guests!Family friendly summer dude ranch, and pet friendly B&B the rest of the year, with horseback riding every day.Families play together and make memories of shared adventures. Horseback riding, mountain hiking, white-water rafting, awesome disk-golf, trout fishing, riflery/trap and lots more!Ours is not a nose-to-tail program - a good place to learn to ride. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sundance Trail Guest & Dude Ranch

Address: 17931 W County Rd 74e, Red Feather Lakes, CO 80545
Region: United States > Colorado > Red Feather Lakes
Number of rooms: 9
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