The North Fork Ranch is a fantastic family-owned, 520 acre vacation paradise for horseback riding, fishing and mountain biking. The ranch is only an hour and a half drive from Denver International Airport.
They have everything from beautiful scenery, exciting activities, and abundant wildlife, to well-behaved horses, delicious food and very friendly staff.
Summer Dude Ranch and Fishing Guide in Shawnee
What makes the North Fork Ranch unique from the rest of the dude ranches is that they have rates and packages for activities guests can enjoy to better plan out their vacation and budget. They have individual rates for activities, nightly stay and meals.
From May to September, guests can opt for weekly packages that already include everything from 5-star meals, elegant lodging, to all the activities in the ranch. Lodging is available May through October.
Besides just horseback riding, fishing and mountain biking, guests can go on guided hikes, rafting, go on a zipline tour, trap shooting, target shooting or simply do yoga. If you are new to fishing, the ranch has a fly fishing clinic for beginners.
Regardless of the activity guests choose, they can always observe the majestic landscape and amazing nature along with the western charm of the ranch. The establishment employs attentive and exciting hosts that help create one-of-a-kind memories for everyone.
Room and Board
The food and lodging at the North Fork Ranch is exceptional. Choose from one to three bedroom units, perfect for a family. Rooms choices include the Wildhorse Lodge, Homestead Cabin, Klondike Cabin and Stonehenge Cabin. All are elegantly and uniquely decorated, and possess a genuine western touch. All rooms offer a spectacular view of the place and are worthy of a 5-star rating.
Note that the ranch has a no pet policy. The North Fork Ranch and Fishing Lodge is ideal for those that love fishing and horseback riding or simply prefer to have a very specific set of activities for their vacation.
It’s also great for those that can’t stay long as the ranch provides separate rates for lodging at their exquisite cabins and meals. Whether it’s a fun-filled week you’re after or just a day or two of Old West vacation, the ranch fits the bill.
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Address: 55395 US Hwy 285, Shawnee, CO
Season: May through October