Hiking

Hiking in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado Vista Verde offers hikes for every interest. Your choices range from mild, wildflower walks to all-day challenging adventures above the timberline. As with all our activities, our guides will tailor the experience to your desires. Our backyard is laced with terrific hiking trails. Located in the Routt National…

Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking in Colorado For a change of pace from four legs to two wheels — Vista Verde offers a variety of mountain biking opportunities. Our guides have developed a very extensive program involving instruction in the Terrain Park as well as adventurous single track or Forest Service road rides. If you’re interested in giving…

Fly Fishing

Fly Fishing in the Rocky Mountains The crystal clear mountain water of the quiet lakes and rushing streams of Vista Verde make for some of the most serene fishing in America. Since we are small in terms of guest capacity we’re afforded the ability to cater to the specific needs and desires of our anglers. …

Wapiti

The Wapiti Cabin up on the Hillside The master bedroom is tucked into a quiet area in back of the living area, with a window onto a forested hillside — the perfect sanctuary after a day of adventures. The only cabin with the wood-burning stove in the master bedroom, Wapiti is popular for those seeking…

Swimming Pool

Swimming Pool Although many family vacations revolve around a swimming pool, ours sits quiet more often than not as there are too many other fun things to do at the ranch.  The swimming pool offers guests a place to relax when you need a break from all the adventures or cool down at the end…

Sand

One of Our Largest Cabins – The Sand Cabin One of the largest cabins, Sand is sure to make families feel right at home, whether gathered on the deck overlooking the aspen groves, or sitting around the massive pine dining table playing games. The master bedroom, the largest of the three bedrooms here, boasts a…

Saddle

The 3-Level Saddle Cabin Named after Saddle Mountain, prime habitat for local elk and deer, this two-bedroom cabin stair steps three levels up the aspen clad hillside. The lower level has a tiled entry opening to a sitting area warmed by wood stove and overlooking the wraparound wood porch. The large master bedroom with a…

Pearl Lodge Room

Pearl Lodge Room The Pearl Lodge room has a light, airy feel to it as you enjoy views of the Pond outside the Lodge. Wake up in the king bed to the sun coming up over the mountains, the ranch comes alive for the day. A separate shower and toilet room add privacy in the…

Outdoor Arena

Outdoor Arena – Take a Clinic! During the summer we’ll often have multiple clinics taking place at the same time. The outdoor arena is a great venue for the cattle work clinics as well as team penning and some of the kids and teen clinics. Guests can enjoy learning while still taking in the beautiful…