• Trip Advisor
  • Fodors
  • National Geographic
  • Dude Ranch
  • AAA
  • Gayot
  • Saveur
  • Gene Kilgore’s 2015 World’s Best Ranches
WELCOME TO VISTA VERDE RANCH

Enjoy the splendor of the Rocky Mountains at our Colorado luxury dude ranch located just north of Steamboat Springs.

 

You’ll find a diverse offering of activities, amazing food, and a friendly staff. Oh, and the views aren’t bad either!

 

Let us treat you to the personalized service that comes when you mix AAA Four Diamond amenities with Western hospitality. Relax with the ease of planning an all-inclusive vacation. And discover why so many people keep coming back Vista Verde Ranch for an unforgettable Colorado ranch vacation.

 

However you spend your time at Vista Verde Ranch, we will help you create a lifetime worth of memories.

EXPERIENCE VISTA VERDE
7752
FEET IN ELEVATION
52
GUEST CAPACITY
360
INCHES SNOW A YEAR
112
MILES TO NEAREST MALL
AUTUMN, WINTER OR SUMMER, ANY TIME IS A GOOD TIME

Explore the many adventures to be had on your Vista Verde Ranch vacation. Whether it’s a summer, autumn, or winter vacation, there’s a variety of ways to enjoy your Colorado getaway! Hover over the photos below to learn more.

  • Autumn
    Autumn

    Quaking aspens set the hillsides on fire, and everything is burnished in colors of red, orange and yellow. Autumn is the time for adult-only vacations and lots of adventure!

    Find an Autumn Activity
  • Winter
    Winter

    Imagine sitting by a roaring fire while the snow gently falls outside after a day of skiing, sleigh rides, and tubing. This is the epitome of a Winter Wonderland!

    Find a Winter Activity
  • Summer
    Summer

    The classic dude ranch season with a luxurious spin on the whole concept. S'mores by the campfire, outdoor adventures, and memories that will last a lifetime.

    Find a Summer Activity!
READ WHAT’S HAPPENING ON THE RANCH
  • dude ranch discounted week
    Discounted dude ranch week

    The start of our summer dude ranch season is always an exciting time. The staff show up in the latter part of May for an intense, two week orientation. During that time we pour information......

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  • ranch bikes
    Dude Ranch Life: Off-season at Vista Verde

    Spring is a busy time for Art, our UPS driver. Each day a slew of boxes of new gear arrives, and lately those boxes have been really, really big as our new bikes arrive. Beka......

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  • Colorado dude ranch general manager
    Dude Ranch Life: Exciting Changes for this Summer!

    Every now and then someone at the ranch moves on and opens up the door for shifting around within our management structure. As Steve and Kelli moved on this spring to their grand adventure (more......

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