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Specials & Rates

Return Guests

All returning guests are eligible for 10% off all stays in 2023, including workshops! This discount is not available online, so please call 719-641-2089 or email to make your reservation.


Overnight Stays

Just seven miles from the Great Sand Dunes National Park, the Zapata Ranch is an ideal location from which to explore the surrounding region, including hot springs, hiking trails, Zapata Falls, and the nearby national park.

Overnight stays include breakfast and dinner, served on our patio.

Please note that no ranch activities are included and cannot be added a la carte.

These rates are only available 30 – 60 days prior to arrival date.

Double occupancy rates start at $325 per night.

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Zapata Ranch Vacations

Escape to nature and immerse yourself fully into the Zapata Ranch’s spectacular setting adjacent to the Great Sand Dunes National Park and the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Our knowledgeable wranglers will guide you on your fully customized experience of the ranch, riding in the Dunes, amongst the conservation bison herd, or helping out with ranch work. Other activities can include whitewater rafting, rock climbing, hiking in the nearby mountains, ecological tours of the ranch, fly fishing, and more.

These packages require a three-night minimum from March – October.

Our all-inclusive pricing starts at $450 per person per night.

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Chico Basin Ranch Vacations

A visit to the Chico is for those who want to experience how ranching was done one hundred years ago. Come explore our 80,000-acre cattle ranch and work alongside our crew to implement our rotational grazing program. You’ll learn about the day-to-day life of authentic ranching, gather huge herds of cattle, and see a wide diversity of prairie wildlife such as pronghorn, coyotes, porcupines, hawks, and deer.

Our all-inclusive pricing starts at $370 per person per night.

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Harvest Weekend

September 29 - October 1, 2023
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Equine Gestalt and Herbal Wisdom with Kelly Dukarski

October 1 - 5, 2023
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