The Vista Verde Guest Ranch transforms the lives of guests as they are brought closer to nature, themselves and their family. It’s a luxury dude ranch that offers an all-inclusive one-of-a-kind vacation from June through late-October and from mid-December through early-March.
Summer, winter or autumn, the Vista Verde opens their gates to those that are prepared to experience the adventures and relaxation they have to offer.
Year round dude ranch in Clark
There are multiple ways to get to the ranch and the best option depends on when the guests decide to visit the place. During both summer and winter, staff can pick up guests from the Yampa Valley Regional Airport so they can be better transported through the snowy roads. During the summer, guests can go for a 3 1/2 hour scenic drive from Denver International Airport.
Room and board at the guest ranch
The ranch has uniquely decorated cabins and lodge rooms. Choose between one to four bedroom cabins or opt for the lodge rooms, Pearl, Mica or Gilpin. All lodging units have private baths, snack bars, coffee maker, hairdryer and other modern amenities.
Cabins have burning stoves and hot tubs on the deck enabling guests to look at the billions of stars as they relax. Daily housekeeping is also provided. However, there are no televisions or phones. Guests can connect to wireless internet at the Main Lodge at no charge.
Food at the ranch are home cooked and are made by talented chefs. Ingredients are organically raised and the meat are hormone and antibiotic free. Guests can expect their meals to be made of fresh and the best ingredients. Beer and wines are served every evening too.
Recreation at the guest ranch
During summer and autumn, activities available are horseback riding, fly fishing, mountain biking, hiking, rock climbing, paddleboarding, photography, yoga, rafting, kayaking and getting a relaxing massage. Guests can also take on a culinary adventure with a cooking class and wine tasting.
It’s a winter wonderland during the snowy season as guests can go cross country skiing, snowshoeing, snow tubing, sleigh rides, fat biking, snowmobiling, dog sledding and other optional adventures, such as downhill skiing and snowboarding at nearby Steamboat Ski Resort. The horse program, photography, yoga, massage and the kids program are always available.
At the ranch, guests can experience an intimate connection with animals, especially the horses within just a week. An warm staff and guest relationship can be observed as well creating a better vacation experience. When it’s time for visitors to leave the ranch, they are more refreshed, alive and families more bonded.
Address: 58000 Cowboy Way, Clark
Season: June to late October, mid December to early March