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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 »

Top 5 Christmas Adventures at C Lazy U Ranch

The holiday season is always said to be a magical time, but it is never so true as when you are spending it at the dude ranch. Lights twinkling across a snowy landscape, roaring fires in cozy cabins, and delicious meals every night leading up to a big feast on Christmas Eve: it’s a Christmas … 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 »

Experiences at C Lazy U for the Under 6 Crowd

Vacationing with young children can be a challenge — but for many families, a luxury getaway at Colorado’s C Lazy U dude ranch is a cherished annual tradition. That’s because our all-inclusive ranch was specifically designed with young children in mind. While adults relax and enjoy gourmet meals, luxury accommodations, and adventurous ranch activities (or … Continue Reading »

Western Elegance At C Lazy U Ranch

Ready for some much-needed pampering at an all-inclusive Colorado ranch resort that features all the comforts of home, plus stunning views of the Rocky Mountains, expansive blue skies, lush green meadows, and fresh mountain air? From luxury accommodations to relaxing spa treatments and gourmet meals, C Lazy U Ranch will provide the vacation of a … Continue Reading »

Love On The Ranch

C Lazy U dude ranch is the perfect place for spending time with your loved ones – whether you’re on a family vacation, a romantic couple’s getaway, or celebrating a wedding or family reunion. Love is certainly in the air on the ranch, and the horses are no exception. To celebrate all kinds of love … Continue Reading »

Meet The C Lazy U Donkeys

C Lazy U’s trio of miniature donkeys may be small, but their personalities are huge. Over the years, Petey, Tilly, and Wilbur have stolen the hearts of guests, staff, and horses alike. Get to know some of the stars of our premier guest ranch by learning more about C Lazy U’s donkeys.   What Do The … Continue Reading »

A C Lazy U Tradition: The Jingle

As the premier guest ranch of the West, C Lazy U is home to over 200 horses. Tucked in the heart of the Colorado Rocky Mountains, this elegant dude ranch combines authentic western tradition with five-star luxury, providing guests with unforgettable experiences. While C Lazy U may be famous for horseback riding, gourmet dining, glamping, … Continue Reading »

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In the fall of 2020, the C Lazy U wranglers were brushing Joy, our newest Clydesdale mare, when they felt a baby move – and a few months later, Remi was born! A year later, we’re checking in with Remi and Joy to see what they’ve been up to, how their personalities have grown, and … Continue Reading »

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“Awesome Girls' Getaway!”

Group of 6 women spent Memorial Day Weekend at the C Lazy U Ranch to celebrate a birthday. Bit of a drive over the mountains from Denver, but well worth it. Went for two trail rides each day, were split into groups based upon experience level. Went on a different trail each time.

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