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Elk River Guest Ranch

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Family Time at Elk River Guest Ranch

Yes, you are in the woods, and, yes, there is no theater or symphony. But this small guest, or... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Great family vacation

A mark of a good vacation for us is when our boys (ages 8 and 10) are sad to leave and are already... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2018
Northern Virginia, Virginia
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“bex”(20 reviews)
“wranglers”(7 reviews)
Experience the beauty of Colorado in our comfortable guest cabins on the Elk River, surrounded by Routt National Forest. Horseback ride, fish, trail run, hunt, hike, bike, ski, snowshoe... The choice is yours! We offer nightly lodging with a...more
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29840 County Road 64, Clark, CO 80428-9705
+1 970-879-1946
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

Yes, you are in the woods, and, yes, there is no theater or symphony. But this small guest, or "dude" as I call it, ranch is perfect for that week with your family without distractions. The owner/manager Bex, the chef Susan, the four wranglers headed...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank VirginiaS2105
Reviewed 20 July 2018

A mark of a good vacation for us is when our boys (ages 8 and 10) are sad to leave and are already talking about next summer. It was really a special week. The food was great. My kids loved playing in the river and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Bex was the best and the scenery was sooo beautiful. Highly recommend it and we'll be back again next year.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Perry P
Reviewed 29 July 2017

This is the 3rd time my daughters and I have been here and we are /will go again next year. Its the kind of place and vacation that the stresses of the world disappear. By day 2, I am sleeping like a kid. Eating like...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank SamSofnNad
Reviewed 3 July 2017

The Elk River Guest ranch is a little piece of heaven, right here on earth. The ranch is small in size but makes up for it 10 fold, by the owner, Bex Damman (the youngest Dude Ranch owner in the United States, by the way),...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank margie214
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

We had an amazing time on the 2 hour ride. The staff was awesome and could not have been more accommodating. We had 2 boys (first time riders) and they learned the basics and were pros in the end! Also had 41 yr old and...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank rebeccabrabb
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

I've never written a review on trip advisor, but I had such an amazing time I want to give an outstanding review of Elk River Guest Ranch. From the moment we arrived until the moment we left, Bex, Scott, Susan, Mel, Dani, Tori, Jason and...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank colsue55
Reviewed 6 October 2015

My husband and I recently found Elk River Guest Ranch for a 2 hour trail ride while visiting the area. What a wonderful find! The views were spectacular and Bex was a terrific riding guide. She was knowledgeable about the area, experienced in the mountains,...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank MJ K
Reviewed 6 October 2015

We went horseback riding in the fall and it was wonderful! The staff, especially Bex, were friendly and accommodating. Just a few miles outside of Steamboat it is a great location along the beautiful Elk River. We had a great time climbing the mountain through...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Hannah A
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Elk River Guest Ranch is not a large ranch but what you receive is the personal attention from the owners (Bex and Scott) and their staff. Their goal is to make sure you have a memorable vacation and they never fail to deliver. The cabins...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank margie214
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