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Specials & Rates

Holiday Promotion

We are delighted to offer our best room rates of the season during the 2022 Holidays. From December 1-31, 2022, all stays booked for March or April 2023 at our magical Zapata Ranch will be discounted 20% from regular room rates. This is your chance to visit the Zapata if you have been on the fence! Ride out into the Great Sand Dunes National Park or amidst our conservation bison herd on the Medano with our wranglers, curl up by the fire with a hot chocolate, and enjoy warm and satisfying meals amongst great company next spring. This discount is available for any ranch vacation or overnight stay. Please note that only one discount per stay is able to be applied, and this promotion is not applicable to previously booked stays. Discount will be applied manually following booking to stays booked online, and any questions can be directed to our team at stay@ranchlands.com or (719) 641-2089.

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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 our 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 May – 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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UPCOMING EVENTS

Sandhill Crane Weekend Tour

March 10 - 12, 2023
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Sandhill Crane Weekend Tour

March 24 - 26, 2023
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True West Horsemanship Clinic with Ben Longwell

April 2 - 7, 2023
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Horse Anatomy Bootcamp with Jill Soukup

April 16 - 21, 2023
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Yoga and Horseback Retreat with Tammy Pate

April 30 - May 7, 2023
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Women, Horses, and the West with Dr. Bonney MacDonald

May 21 - 28, 2023
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Restorative Retreat

May 30 - June 3, 2023
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Food as a Doorway to Memory with Molly Wizenberg

June 25 - 30, 2023
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Natural Fabric Dyeing with Edie Ure

July 9-14, 2023
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Writing Workshop with Pam Houston

July 23 - 30, 2023
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Foundations of Horsemanship with Cam Schryver

July 30 - August 6, 2023
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Intermediate Horsemanship with Cam Schryver

August 6 - 13, 2023
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The Strenuous Life Retreat with Ed Roberson

August 20 - 25, 2023
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Writing Workshop with Pam Houston

September 3 - 10, 2023
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Harvest Weekend

September 22 - 24, 2023
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Advanced Painting Horses with Jill Soukup

September 24 - 29, 2023
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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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