The Bar Lazy J Guest Ranch is considered the oldest dude ranch that still provides an all-inclusive and family-friendly vacation. With over 100 years of providing their service, one can be certain to have a very satisfying stay and vacation at the Bary Lazy J. The establishment has been around since 1912.
Summer dude ranch in Parshall
The ranch is just a two and a half hour drive from Denver International Airport. Just getting to the ranch is already enjoyable with the views along the way and the possibility of seeing elks, moose and other wildlife.
They welcome guests from late May through late September. During select times they host adult only weeks, and offer ten percent discounts.
Lodging at the guest ranch
The ranch has 12 private log cabins that have been modernized but still retain their “Old West” appearance. The beds are uniquely handmade, the furnishings are marvelous and the amenities make your stay more comfortable and convenient. Cabins have refrigerators, coffee makers, soft linens and guests are also offered free laundry.
The cabins have porches that face the Colorado river and guests can also see the horses coming in every morning as they relax by the porch. The establishment also has a 3-bedroom ranch house equipped with a fireplace, porch, two bathrooms, a kitchen and more. It’s great for family reunions or when vacationing with friends.
Dining at the guest ranch
A chef with over 20 years of experience serves the guests with wholesome, delicious and hearty meals during their stay. Food are prepared using only the freshest ingredients and they also accept special requests if guests have certain food allergies, are non-meat eaters, etc. Just give them a notice in advance for them to better accommodate your request.
Activities at the guest ranch
Activities at the ranch includes horseback riding, “Gold Medal” fly fishing, zip lining, trap shooting, guided hiking, mountain biking, swimming and many more. They also offer evening entertainment as well as kids program.
Rustic cabins, over a hundred beautiful horses, a river just steps outside your cabin, delicious meals, fun family activities and more… that’s life at the Bar Lazy J Guest Ranch.
Address: 436 Co Rd 3, Parshall
Season: late May to late September