The Rawah ranch, pronounced (RAY-wah), is named after a word used by the Ute Indians, which means “abundance”. The land is filled with trees, wildlife and is indeed abundant in life.
Rawah Ranch can take guests back to the time of the Old West as the land is basically untouched for over a hundred years.
Summer dude ranch in Glendevey
Situated in the north-central part of the state up near the Wyoming border, the nearest airport from the ranch is the Laramie Regional Airport (LAR). The ranch lies around three hours drive from Denver.
Guests can experience authentic western life, create wonderful memories, connect with nature and have a lot of terrific moments at this northern Colorado guest ranch. It’s open from the 1st of June through the 30th of September.
Recreation at the guest ranch
They offer relaxation and adventure for their guests through their many exciting activities. The Rawah ranch disconnects guests from the rest of the world as they venture through groves of aspen and alpine ridges on a saddle. Guests even get to venture on lands that have been previously visited by people over a century ago.
Some structures are still standing such as the workers’ quarters, stable and the ditch at the ghost town dug by the laborers, which still functions to carry water from the Laramie River. Get to see, smell, feel and touch the setting of the olden times. Other activities at the ranch includes fly fishing, hiking, shooting, archery and whitewater rafting. The ranch also offers spa services and holds special events.
The ranch has a children’s program to keep the young ones busy with their own adventures as the adults go on theirs. There is always something for everyone regardless of age at the Rawah Ranch.
Room and board at the guest ranch
Adventure meets luxury with the lodging at the Rawah Ranch. Each of their nine historic cabins are beautifully decorated. Some of the cabins have even been built long before the ranch was established. Names of some of the cabins are also unchanged and were given to them as far back as the 1950s.
Cabins vary in number of beds and amenities. Some are great for the family and some better suited for an intimate honeymoon. Choose between the Ranch House East, Ranch House West, East Flying Horse, West Flying Horse, Cowboys, Indians, Old Bunkhouse, Mackward and Shanty. The establishment is friendly to certified service pets. Owners just need to notify the ranch in advance if in case they have a service pet accompanying them.
Dining at the ranch is also superb. Guests can always look forward to their breakfast, lunch and dinner prepared by a chef that has over 25 years of experience, along with his competent team.
Address: 11447 Co Rd 103, Glendevey
Season: June through September