• Trip Advisor
  • Fodors
  • National Geographic
  • Dude Ranch
  • AAA
  • Gayot
  • Saveur
  • Colorado Dude & Guest Ranch Association
  • Top 50 Ranches
  • Wine Spectator
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
SUMMER, AUTUMN OR WINTER, 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!

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.

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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!

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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!

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READ WHAT’S HAPPENING ON THE RANCH
  • Dude Ranch Life: Keeping Cozy All Winter

    When the temperatures drop to single digits, and the snow is piled high, guests often ask us why our horses don’t wear blankets. It’s hard to believe, but actually it’s healthier for our horses to......

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  • New Programs for Winter Vacation Guests

    Every year we look for ways to freshen up our programs and add value for our guests. This year we have two activities we’re excited to add to our winter program. Following in the footsteps......

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  • Dude Ranch Life- Saying Goodbye

    The end of every season is a time of transition for our staff. Our seasonal crew members who will be returning the next season either head off to visit family or go explore the world.......

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