We invite you to come explore the world of ranching and conservation. From horseback riding to ecology tours, and workshops on everything from literature and natural fabric dyeing to photography and painting, our calendar of events offers a multitude of ways to engage with the ranch.
Our unique and intimate stays welcome you to experience life on a working ranch from the inside out. As one of this year’s guests put it, “I’ve stayed at a few ranches for vacation through the years, and this is hands down the best I’ve ever stayed at. The staff went above and beyond to make sure my week was filled with time for fun, adventure, and rest. The surrounding land is breathtaking, and the horse rides were personalized and awe-inspiring.”
A natural horsemanship experience with renowned horseman Cameron Schryver. We define intermediate and advanced riders as those who ride regularly, are very comfortable on a horse at three paces, have good balance, and are capable of long trots and more technical movements.
Daily meals at the Lodge are crafted around locally-sourced ingredients that feature the seasonal harvest of nearby farmers and ranchers, in addition to grass-finished bison raised on the ranch. In the hands of our inventive chefs, rhubarb foraged on the ranch is infused into honey syrup and whipped butter, served over grilled icicle radishes grown nearby in Pueblo, Colorado. Wild caught trout from the nearby Arkansas River is grilled over a cottonwood fire. And every evening this abundant meal is enjoyed on the lawn as the sun sets.
When you stay with us, you are supporting the greater Ranchlands mission — working together to live with the land. Working and living on our ranches has always been a privilege, and we consider it our responsibility to protect the lands that support us. We also view ranching as the best alternative for preserving the biodiversity of American grasslands at a large scale.
We can’t wait to welcome you to our ranches and into our community.