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Oregon City, Oregon
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

My husband's parents asked the family to join them at this ranch to renew their 50th wedding anniversary vows. His uncle & aunt did the same here 2015. My husband was afraid of horses until now. Katlyn (gal in charge of horses/wranglers) is an amazing teacher and handpicked her staff that are all very enthusiastic and engaging individuals. we got...

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

Hi Michelle (& Todd)! What fun we had with your clan again this year! Because we are so small, we can be very very flexible and have adventures that larger ranches cannot – so glad to hear that Danny made a dream come true! Roddy and Caleb and Clint-beard-guy and Blondie-Kelan (thanks for the new nick-names!) all say “Howdy!”. Next...

kansas city
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

This was our second dude ranch experience as a family. I have nothing but love for this place. Lodging was adequate, but nothing fancy. Food was plentiful and fine. Location as you would expect in the foothills of the Rockies was beautiful. What sets this ranch apart is the personal involvement of the owners. We could not have asked for...

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

Hi Don, It was a great week, wasn't it! I can't think of higher praise than “Can't Wait to Return.” Wow! And we're looking forward to seeing y'all again next year. Your boys were definitely “Easy Keepers:” polite and so easy to get along with! We're glad that they were able to find a variety of adventures (besides horse riding)...

Fort Collins, Colorado
Reviewed 30 March 2016

I enjoyed the most AWESOME weekend at Sundance Trail at the beginning of March!! Dan and Ellen & the rest of the crew make you feel right at home, and that their place is your place too! It's their off season so everything was incredibly quiet and peaceful. I feel as though it is always serene there, but I really...

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

Rachel, dairy free gluten free and other diets are just not a big deal here, as Ellen & Dan are both RN's and “foodies”! Now bringing your riding proficiency in winter and helping “tune-up” Miss Diamond – that's a big deal! Thank you!!!! And thanks for coming to see us again – we really enjoy our repeat guests. See you...

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 1 January 2016

My boyfriend and I spent the most wonderful 4 days at Sundance between Christmas and New Years. Dan, Ellen and all the staff go out of their way to do absolutely everything to make you happy. I am a horse crazy person who was anxious to do some good riding i.e., loping in the fields, and my boyfriend was totally...

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DanMorin, Owner at Sundance Trail Guest & Dude Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you, Yulia and Peter for your kind thoughts! "Keeping you both happy" was a delight; you are both "easy keepers"! (Gardiens faciles? Hmmm... Maybe not good translation...) And thanks for the wonderful pictures - they capture the beauty of our mountains. Your horse friends, Monte, Gene and Gus, all send greetings and say: "Meci Beaucoup," until your next visit!

Greater Cincinnati
Reviewed 11 October 2015

We enjoyed our week at the ranch in September. The scenery was great, learned to ride a horse and the ranch was very accommodating. I had no problem giving them a 5 star review. We would liek to visit again during the summer months so we can see it as a Dude Ranch.

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DanMorin, Owner at Sundance Trail Guest & Dude Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you, Kathie & Jay for your review! So glad you could make it this year, and we're delighted to hear you'd like to come back next summer. Stay healthy, your horses are waiting for you!

Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 21 September 2015

We can’t thank the Sundance team enough for making our week at the ranch so special and for creating memories that will stay with us for a long time - we truly felt like family, from the moment we arrived! It is absolutely impressive how Ellen, Dan and their entire staff get out of their way to accommodate their guests’...

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

Hallo Christiane and Christoph! Danke für ihre netten worte! It was so thoughtful of you to bring Tilman here to celebrate his 18th birthday - great fun for all of us! (Your horse, Debbie, sends you a kiss on both cheeks!)

Reviewed 13 September 2015

This was the perfect getaway from hectic city life. The staff was friendly and very accommodating. Clean rooms and good home cooking. I had a fun time riding the trails with the patient and knowledgeable wranglers. A special shout out to Kay, Gene, Cory, Caitlyn, Ivan, Laura, and Clint. I hope to return some day soon. Yes haw!

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

Hi Sabrina & Erica, It was a fun week, wasn't it! Your wrangler, Laura, says she had more fun than you did! (And your horse, Skip, sends a horsey hug.) Thank you!

Reviewed 8 September 2015

Wonderful experience. I would do it again. Ms. Kay was a great cook and very hospitable. Ivan, Marie, Kyle, Caitlyn, Laura, Clint were very helpful and courteous. I hope I haven't left anyone out! Dan and Ellen were amazing.

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

Sharing our week with you (and Betty) was a hoot and a half! Dan is recovering from his knee replacements and is itching to get out there and build the first “Berlin Wall” for the planned obstacle course – the snow is still a bit too deep! Thank You for inspiring him!!! -Ellen

Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
Reviewed 7 September 2015

This was everything I dreamed a Dude Ranch experience would be! The owners, Ellen & Dan, made me very welcome as an already friend. Wranglers Marie, Caitlin, Ivan & Laura did an amazing job with picking the perfect horse for me & the rides. Ranch cook Miss Kay made the most wonderful hearty food. The campfire & cowboy song night...

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

Libby! The evening campfire philosopher (mentioned in your fellow traveler's review above), thank you for the kind words! Ellen sends a big hug to the “Coastie,” maybe you can bring him up sometime to meet your horse?

Penn Valley, California
Reviewed 6 September 2015

Got there Wed am, on a horse by 10:30. Very relaxed, homey and great food cooked by chef Miss Kay. The ranch is small and the max number is 24. Also, the last two weeks are for adults only. We went during that time, 4 days, 3 nites. Horses well cared for, ride the Roosevelt National forest, lots of room...

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

Thank you Holly (& James) for your kind words. Glad you had a great time. Joining us mid-week can be challenging, as the Sunday arrivals have already formed friendships. But you jumped right in your quiet pleasant way! The wranglers smiled when I mentioned your names – we all enjoyed your company. Happy trails!

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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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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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“There are many different room layouts to choose from, which is great!”
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“They had a disabled access suite in the lodge which was perfect for us.”
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“Cabins located away from the lodge or rooms at the lodge.”
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“The lodge was wonderful. Our spacious room was over the porch with a beautiful view.”
annen495, 30 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Loved the Woodside room with a queen bed and bunk beds.”
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