Cherokee Park Ranch is a fun, family-owned dude ranch that has long been warmly welcoming guests since 1886. They offer an all-inclusive western vacation package that lets you experience how it’s like to be a cowboy or a cowgirl.
The ranch is located 42 miles northwest of Fort Collins. It’s a fun 1 hour and a half drive from Denver International Airport taking you to 7,200 ft above sea level.
Western dude ranch in Livermore
Receiving multiple awards and part of Equitrekking’s top 20 best ranches, Cherokee Park Ranch truly provides a world class vacation. You’ll feel like family and you will love coming back to the ranch. In fact, most of their guests are return clients. It’s the ideal destination if you are seeking a cowboy paradise.
The ranch is open from June through the first week in September, offering discounts for the earlier and later parts of the season. The all-inclusive rates cover everything from room and board, to horseback riding, fishing and all daily/nightly activities.
Lodging at the guest ranch
Choose between private suites or cabins for your stay. Their choices for overnight accommodation also include the 120 year old historic and beautiful log lodge suites and 6 outlying cabins.
All of their lodging units have porches and are all uniquely themed and decorated, even having original antiques. All offer fantastic views and you’ll even have the chance to see some elk, bald eagles, mule deer, coyotes and other wildlife as you relax on the porch.
Recreation at the guest ranch
From sunup to sundown, there’s always something fun to do at Cherokee Park Ranch. Fall in love with their animals. Learn how to safely ride a horse, then enjoy a thrilling adventure on the saddle. You can also go fly fishing, cattle team penning, skeet shooting, go on hay rides, square dancing, swimming, hiking, mountain biking, attend art classes and tubing the river.
They even have nightly, live entertainment. The staff provides you with entertainment or you can simply go roast marshmallows by the campfire. Activities are optional. Remember to soak in beautiful star-filled night sky.
Address: 436 Cherokee Hills Dr, Livermore
Season: early June to early September