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For anyone who's ever been curious about staying in a yurt..

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For anyone who's ever been curious about staying in a yurt..

...or a tipi, (or would like to see some of SW Colorado on TV!) The Colorado Yurt Company is featured on The Science Channel's "How It's Made." The filming was done last fall in the company's facility, then finished structures were taken to a hillside and set up with the San Juan Mountains as a backdrop.


The company's product was also featured on Home & Garden's Design Star.


Ridgway State Park is one location that has yurts, and quite a few others that I know of.

Has anyone stayed in a yurt & would like to share their experience?

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1. Re: For anyone who's ever been curious about staying in a yurt..

There are several reviews here on TA for the yurts at Snow Mountain Ranch. This is one of them posted by xjgrl.

"Fabulous Yurt Lodging!”

Reviewed August 30, 2012

" If you have ever wanted to experience a night (or more) in a yurt - this is your place! The yurts at Snow Mountain Ranch are pretty much brand new. They are made by the Colorado Yurt Company and are very sturdy and actually quite luxurious when it comes to yurts! The floors are hardwood, the full size bed is very comfy (Denver Mattress), the interior is extremely spacious for a group of 2 to 4 people, and the bath house is extremely nice. You will find a small refrigerator and microwave in the yurt along with many electrical outlets and excellent interior lighting. Since we stayed in August, bedding was provided and waiting in the yurt for us upon our arrival. Bedding included sheets for all beds, a heavy blanket for each bed, pillows and pillowcases. Wood was provided near the bathhouse for the fire pit located near the yurt (each yurt has their own fire pit). There was also a picnic table, tent pad (in case you have a lot of people), charcoal grill, and plastic chairs for use inside or outside of the yurt. The fire pit was also very nice with permanent log benches around the pit. We really enjoyed our stay and wish that we could have stayed longer. It was chilly at night -- we used more than just one blanket! The bathhouse had 5 or 6 individual bathrooms which were accessed by a key card which was hanging inside of the yurt upon arrival -- the bathhouse was probably 50 feet slightly uphill from our yurt. Each individual bathroom has a toilet in a stall, a sink, a tub/shower combo and a baby changing station. Really nice facilities! Supposedly there was a washer/dryer and deep sink in the bathhouse as well - although I never scoped it out. I really recommend staying here if you are curious about yurt living and can rough it just a bit. This is definitely not camping -- more like glamping!"

Edited: 19 December 2012, 21:11
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2. Re: For anyone who's ever been curious about staying in a yurt..

I stayed in a Yurt at Joyful Journey outside of Salida. I plan on going again this summer. It was super cozy.

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3. Re: For anyone who's ever been curious about staying in a yurt..

alli, was it dog friendly?

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