Sylvan Dale Ranch has been a family favorite for more than ten years. The service quality hasn't changed a bit, although they've increased their activity offerings and flexibility over the years. Its an amazing escape in a gorgeous setting, so close to the Rocky Mountains, but on the east side, where they get less snow.
The owners of the ranch are personally involved in every day's activities. This is a great place for couples to get away for quiet time and down home cooking, but its also fun for families. We started coming here when my brother was 10 and I was 15 - twelve years later, I love to bring my husband here and I also love Cowgirl Week in September with my mom. Most recently, I went with two friends and my Mom for a four day weekend. We rode, had massages, sat around a campfire, hiked... it was perfect.
They have riding packages for all levels and plenty of alternate activities if you are looking for variety. I whole heartedly recommend this place - a throwback to the good old days in America, where the people are friendly, the scenery is unmatched, the service is genuine, and the quality is pure.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Named "Best Family Vacation" by Frommer's Colorado guidebook and rated among the "Top Ten Colorado Dude Ranches" by True West Magazine, Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch offers year ‘round outdoor adventure. Conveniently located just one hour from Denver in the Colorado foothills near Rocky Mountain National Park and Estes Park, Sylvan Dale’s 3200-acre working Dude Ranch and Retreat Center is nestled along the banks of Colorado's beautiful Big Thompson River. Offering activities such as cattle drives, trail rides, horseback riding, trophy trout fly fishing, hiking and nearby hunting, nature experiences, tennis, swimming, and many other activities,true adventure awaits you! Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch is perfect for your next vacation adventure! Much more than just an historic working ranch, Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch also provides exceptional services for business retreats and private meetings, holiday parties, picnics, reunions, family vacations, bed & breakfast, weddings, and a variety of exciting outdoor adventures. Sylvan Dale's delicious and healthy Heart-J natural grass-fed beef is also available for purchase. Come experience all that is the beauty of Sylvan Dale! ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch Hotel Loveland
- Sylvan Dale Hotel