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The First-Timer’s Guide To C Lazy U

If you’ve seen the pictures, visited the website, or followed us on social media, you know that visiting C Lazy U ranch is an unforgettable experience. From horseback riding to relaxing around the fire at night, your upcoming trip will be one for the books. To help you prepare for a once-in-a-lifetime vacation (and answer … Continue Reading »

Volunteering At C Lazy U

After the East Troublesome Fire made its way through C Lazy U’s property in October 2020, the staff has been hard at work making repairs, upgrading facilities, and clearing fallen trees and limbs from some of our favorite trails. Behind the scenes, a group of dedicated C Lazy U volunteers have been lending a helping … Continue Reading »

A Day In The Life Of A CLU Wrangler

C Lazy U is more than a luxury vacation destination in the Rocky Mountains. It’s a real, working dude ranch with miniature donkeys, cows, and a herd of 200 horses. Rooted in the authentic American West, C Lazy U offers the perfect blend of excitement, adventure, and relaxation. Our team of talented wranglers is essential … Continue Reading »

New To Horseback Riding? Here’s What You Need To Know

Whether you’re brand new to horseback riding or just getting back in the saddle, at C Lazy U our experienced wranglers will provide you with a gentle, highly trained horse that is just right for your size and abilities. This beginner’s guide to horseback riding will help novice riders have a fun and enjoyable trail … Continue Reading »

Why We Love Summer Horseback Riding

C Lazy U offers horseback riding year-round, but there’s just something special about summer riding. The warm breeze, bright blue skies, and long summer days create the perfect environment for trail rides. Whether you’re a novice or an expert, there’s tons of reasons to love summer horseback riding at C Lazy U.  Gorgeous Weather  Summer … Continue Reading »

A Beginner’s Guide to Fly Fishing

Ever thought of giving fly fishing a try but worried it would take years to learn? With the right gear and a little help from our expert guides, fly fishing can be fun for the whole family, whatever your skill level! During your all-inclusive family vacation at C Lazy U ranch, our experienced guides will … Continue Reading »

Plan Your Family Reunion At C Lazy U Dude Ranch

Whether you’re reconnecting with a dozen cousins or creating an event for hundreds of relatives, planning a successful family reunion can be a challenge. Luckily, C Lazy U makes it easy. This all-inclusive dude ranch is set in the heart of the Rocky Mountains and offers breathtaking views, mouthwatering food, and plenty of activities for … Continue Reading »

Is Children’s Horseback Riding Safe?

As one of the top family vacation destinations in the US, C Lazy U is no stranger to helping guests of all ages and ability levels experience the magic of Colorado horseback riding. To keep our youngest riders safe, we’ve developed a specialized kids horseback riding program. Read on to learn more about what our … Continue Reading »

Meet C Lazy U’s New Kids & Teens Program Manager

For decades, our Kids and Teens Program has served toddlers, teens, and every child in between, making it a perfect place to vacation with kids. This year, the program is welcoming back an old friend: Diane Hefter, who served as the ranch’s Head Kids Counselor in 1996. After years of working with children in various … Continue Reading »

C Lazy U Ranch: Rebuilding for The Next 100 Years

On October 21st and 22nd, 2020, the East Troublesome Fire made its way through C Lazy U Ranch’s property, destroying 4 buildings and impacting some of the ranch’s stunning 8,500 acres of land. Through the brave efforts of firefighters, first responders, and the community, we moved all our animals out of harm’s way and saved … Continue Reading »

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If you’ve seen the pictures, visited the website, or followed us on social media, you know that visiting C Lazy U ranch is an unforgettable experience. From horseback riding to relaxing around the fire at night, your upcoming trip will be one for the books. To help you prepare for a once-in-a-lifetime vacation (and answer … Continue Reading »

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From the Horse's Mouth

“Luxury without pretension”

Our family has been going to C Lazy U for a week every summer since 2013. We look forward to it every year more and more. Once you arrive, you don't need your car for 7 days. Only your feet for run/walks/hikes, a horse or a mountain bike (they have many to use) to adventure among the miles and miles of peaceful trails among aspen forests.

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