Badger Creek Ranch is a prime choice if you want to have a vacation at a place that’s rich in stories. Get to know what and how the place was like with the Ute Indians and during the time of Spanish Conquistadors and miners.
Live the life of cowboys during the Old West and get up close and personal with nature.
Western dude ranch in Cañon City
Badger Creek Ranch is a two hour drive away from Colorado Springs Airport and a three hour drive from Denver International Airport. The ranch lets you experience an authentic and historic western culture by also letting you be a steward of the land. You’ll be immersed on how cowboys of the olden times go about their days.
You’ll fall in love with the scenery and the setting. If you always wanted to experience what it’s like being a cowboy, Badger Creek Ranch is the place to be.
Recreation on the guest ranch
Learn how to ride a horse and work with cattle. You’ll be introduced to sustainable agriculture and also “green” ranching, which is being more thoughtful of the environment. The ranch relies on solar power. Materials are either recycled or reused, and wastes are greatly reduced to help decrease garbages going into the landfill.
Cattle and stockmanship is a big part of the ranch and the horses are crucial for everything to go well. You’ll have a lot of fun learning horseback riding and working with cattle. Escape the noise of the city, have a blast doing it, and most best of all, learn new skills and discover what it’s like in a day of a cowboy.
At the Badger Creek Ranch, you can also go fishing, bird watching and at night, star gazing.
Room and board at the guest ranch
Their accommodations goes very well with their theme providing you with either an elegant solar-powered bunkhouse or a cowboy platform wall tent. Hearty meals are prepared three times a day to keep you up and about throughout your eventful stay at the ranch.
Badger Creek also raises and sells their own grass fed beef. Choose from a variety of cuts and packages, to ensure you eat your healthiest, even after you leave the ranch.
Address: Badger Creek Ranch Rd, Cañon City
Season: late May through October