C Lazy U Ranch Blog

Behind The Scenes at C Lazy U: Meet Hattie Crosby

For decades, C Lazy U Ranch’s Kids and Teens Program has helped children from toddlers to teens build skill and have incredible adventures out in the American West. But, contrary to how it may seem, good old fashioned dude ranch fun doesn’t just appear out of thin air – it takes a hard-working team to … Continue Reading »

Inside the Ranch: Interview with a C Lazy U Guest

C Lazy U isn’t just a luxury dude ranch vacation destination – we’re a garden to plant memories that grow more cherished with every season. We’re a taste of the authentic American West. We’re a home away from home. We’re a place for families to grow stronger, together.  It’s no wonder that guests of C … Continue Reading »

C Lazy U Ranch Welcomes A New General Manager

While C Lazy U dude ranch honors authentic wild west tradition and adventure, taming the running of the ranch is anything but easy. After over 10 years at C Lazy U, General Manager Dave Craig is officially handing the reins to Paul Klees. In his tenure at the ranch, Dave has exemplified true leadership. Through … Continue Reading »

Cowboy History Trivia

You’re ready to hit the trails and experience an all-inclusive taste of the authentic American West at C Lazy U Ranch. Congratulations, cowpoke! Fun, excitement, great grub, 8,500 acres of Rocky Mountain splendor, and a hoofed companion await you – along with an experience that perfectly blends modernity and historical magic. We know, you’re chompin’ … Continue Reading »

Behind The Scenes at C Lazy U: Meet Lisa Anderson

When you think of life working on a ranch, the first thing that comes to mind is probably wranglin’ and riding. While it’s true that western archetypes of cowboys and cowgirls make up a considerable section of ranch life, no five star vacation destination can run without hardworking and dedicated accountants. Enter Lisa Anderson, superstar … Continue Reading »

Cowboy Slang for Your Western Vacation

July 23rd is National Cowboy Day! What better place to celebrate than C Lazy U Ranch?  Your dude ranch getaway is going to be the adventure of a lifetime – an enchanting escape into the authentic landscape of the American West. Amidst all the horseback riding, farm-to-table freshness, and country fun, you might be so … Continue Reading »

Western Fashion Tips for Serious Cowboy & Cowgirl Style

When you and your family are exploring 8,500 acres of wild pastures and mountains on horseback, casting a line in a crystal-clear river, shooting trap, or swapping stories over a bite around the fire – you’ll be so swept-up in the unforgettable magic of your dude ranch vacation… that you might wish you looked the … Continue Reading »

FAQ: Dining at C Lazy U

Dining at C Lazy U is a culinary experience like no other. The freshest farm-to-table ingredients are brought to life and elevated in inspired dishes full of flavor and vibrance, all sculpted by Executive Chef Cory Untch. The mouthwatering creations from Cory’s seasonal menus are as striking and bold as the Rocky Mountain landscape, and … Continue Reading »

Cory’s Kitchen: Summer 2022 Edition

It’s finally Summer in the Rocky Mountains, and that means C Lazy U Ranch is painted with lush greenery and golden Colorado sunshine. Whether your days at the ranch are packed full of thrilling activities and western excitement, or spa pampering and self-reflection, you’ll need meals as grand as the West to keep you going. … Continue Reading »

Explore Colorado with Ranger Tours 

What image do you think of when someone mentions the great American West? Cowboys? Horses? An eagle on the wing? Or, do you picture amber waves of grain and purple mountain majesties above the fruited plain?  The West is synonymous with awe-striking, wide-open spaces to be explored. Here at C Lazy U Ranch, we have … Continue Reading »

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For decades, C Lazy U Ranch’s Kids and Teens Program has helped children from toddlers to teens build skill and have incredible adventures out in the American West. But, contrary to how it may seem, good old fashioned dude ranch fun doesn’t just appear out of thin air – it takes a hard-working team to … Continue Reading »

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From the Horse's Mouth

One of the best experiences of my life!!!! Friendly, helpful instruction. Beautiful surroundings. I caught 3 fish my first time fly fishing!

~ Carla F., 09-27-2021

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