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Meet Dusty – C Lazy U’s Horse of the Month

Here’s A Special Note from Dusty Hi Friends! My name is Dusty and I will be your best, best, best friend while you are here! I am a beautiful paint that is typically assigned to fast riders. While I like to go fast, my favorite part about trail riding is taking a break where I get … Continue Reading »

9 Subjects to Photograph on the C Lazy U Dude Ranch

Photographers, practice your quick draw. The photographer’s dilemma at C Lazy U is keeping the cameras close at hand and ready to shoot at all times. The photo-worthy moments just keep coming. We’ve hosted hundreds of photographers over the years, from pros with lenses as long as their arms to Instagram stars who work their … Continue Reading »

This Year, Pass the #TravelSauce

When the conversation around the table gets too bland during this year’s holiday feast, break out the travel sauce — and start discussing your family’s next great vacation! While everyone is busy filling their bellies, you can start working up a new appetite for adventure. According to the Family Travel Association, a coalition of family … Continue Reading »

A Winter Like No Other At C Lazy U

We have an ongoing debate at the ranch about what season is best at C Lazy U. The summer sympathizers are quick to point out that warm weather is best for a classic dude ranch experience and horseback riding. The winter enthusiasts beg to differ. You see, C Lazy U is tucked away in the … Continue Reading »

Meet Pebbles – C Lazy U’s Horse of the Month

  Here’s A Special Note from Pebbles Hello C Lazy U guests! My name is Pebbles and in case you haven’t figured it out by now, I am Petey’s wife, not his girlfriend, but his wife! I am plump and beautiful with a large white blaze. I am extremely protective of MY Petey, so please be … Continue Reading »

Colorado Wildlife to Watch for at C Lazy U

Wild animals are our neighbors here at C Lazy U Guest Ranch. On a visit to the ranch, you’re likely to spot some of the Rocky Mountains’ most iconic creatures, big and small. Right at the gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park, we share the same wealth of wildlife that makes RMNP one of the … Continue Reading »

Meet Domino – C Lazy U’s Horse of the Month

  Here’s A Special Note from Domino Yo, Yo, Yo what’s up!! I’m Domino!! I dare you to figure out what horse I am!! Here is a hint…. I am a Leopard Appaloosa with the coloring of a classic children’s game! And in case you didn’t know, I was also in the movie Saddle Ridge Ranch … Continue Reading »

What is a Luxury Dude Ranch?

Dude ranches don’t have to feel like an outdated summer camp. At an all-inclusive luxury dude ranch, you won’t find creaky bunks or cafeteria food. Instead, you’ll experience top-notch accommodations and gourmet meals. C Lazy U has mastered rustic luxury and “five-spur service” in the remote Rocky Mountains of Colorado. Yes, five-star luxury is possible … Continue Reading »

Meet Dixie & Shoshoni – C Lazy U’s Horses of the Month

Dixie and Shoshoni are best friends who wanted to be featured together! Here’s a Special Note from Dixie and Shoshoni (the Wonder Pony) Hi! We are Dixie and Shoshoni, the ranch’s resident grandma and grandpa of the herd. We have been in love for many years. Dixie prefers to go on slow rides with 6 … Continue Reading »

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At C Lazy U Ranch, the preeminent activity is, of course, horseback riding. Every day, guests are encouraged to mount their trusted steeds and explore our expansive ranch with the help of our experienced wranglers — even when it gets a little chilly out. Colorado winters aren’t known for being particularly severe, but there can … Continue Reading »

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“Best Family Trip”

We have been wanting to go to C Lazy U for quite a few years now and finally made the trip happen. All I could think was why did we wait so long. Our kids were so enthralled with the whole experience. The counselors were great, the horses and whole ranch experience was great, food was amazing, lodging was awesome.

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