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Rafting at C Lazy U Ranch

Looking for an unconventional way to explore colorful Colorado while you’re at C Lazy U? White water rafting is a great way to see the state’s beauty while feeding your spirit for adventure. Whether you paddle across the family-friendly upper Colorado River or splash through the more challenging Clear Creek River, your rafting trip through … Continue Reading »

Girls Weekend Getaway to C Lazy U

Like Cyndi Lauper said: “Girls Just Want To Have… a relaxing weekend getaway to C Lazy U” (that’s it, right?) and we couldn’t agree more. That’s why C Lazy U Dude Ranch is the ultimate girls weekend getaway for fun, adventure, relaxation, and spending time with some amazing people! Family vacations are special for watching … Continue Reading »

A True C Lazy U Ranch Love Story

If you ask the staff at C Lazy U about the romance on ranch over the years, you may end up getting some pretty entertaining stories.  Some of which may be true and some that are completely embellished.  The common term at C Lazy U Ranch for romance is “Ranchmance” which is lighthearted way of … Continue Reading »

Why C Lazy U is the Ideal Wellness Location

A mountain retreat is the ultimate wellness experience. By allowing yourself to explore new places, while also nourishing your mind and body, C Lazy U Ranch is the ideal location for both relaxation and rejuvenation.  With the Colorado Mountains as a backdrop to our rustic and elegant dude ranch, you are sure to find both … Continue Reading »

5 Things You Didn’t Know About C Lazy U Ranch

After 100 years as Colorado’s premier guest ranch, C Lazy U Ranch is known for giving guests a once-in-a-lifetime experience that combines the luxury of an all-inclusive resort with a down-home dude ranch. But there’s much more to C Lazy U than five-star amenities, gourmet dining, and relaxing spa services. This is a place where … Continue Reading »

How to Prepare for a Horseback Riding Vacation

While horses are definitely extraordinary athletes, so are the people that ride them. Horseback riding is a lot more than just sitting atop a horse; it’s a full-body workout involving balance, strength, and determination. You’re going to use a lot of different muscles on horseback, many of which aren’t used to getting worked so hard. … Continue Reading »

A Guide to the Animals at C Lazy U

From the early morning jingle, where our herd of 200+ horses comes in from pasture, to afternoons spent riding and bonding with your trusty steed, our animals are the stars of every stay at our premier guest ranch. Get to know some of the animals you’ll come to love when you visit C Lazy U … Continue Reading »

C Lazy U Summer Bucket List: Must-Do Dude Ranch Activities

Offering the beauty of the Rocky Mountains, the freedom to roam 8,500 acres of untouched American West, high-class amenities and fun-filled activities, an all-inclusive getaway at C Lazy U Ranch is the best way to spend summer vacation for families. We’ve created a summer bucket list filled with must-do dude ranch activities so you can … Continue Reading »

5 Facts About Fly Fishing in Colorado

Here at C Lazy U Ranch, we can’t wait for fly fishing season to arrive. April feels a lot like limbo for anglers; the warmer weather makes us want to throw on our waders, but weather conditions can change in an instant. For now, we’re getting our fly fishing fix by sharing 5 facts about … Continue Reading »

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Since 2015, the Women in the Rockies Wellness Retreat has been changing women’s lives.  The annual fall retreat, held at C Lazy U dude ranch in the heart of the Colorado Rockies, combines wellness, healing, and adventure. The retreat, created by Janet Solie, PA, MS,invites attendees to participate in the ranch’s phenomenal horse program, create … Continue Reading »

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“3rd Trip Here- Fall more in love with it each time...”

I am a single mom who travels with my now 8 and 10 year old, and have found "Dude Ranches" to be a great combination for us. Kids activities/adult acitivities/family time. We tried a few but a year ago ended up here. Now, we have no reason to go ANYWHERE else - we have only been here 4 days and the kids are already begging to come back.

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