Plan Your Trip to C Lazy U Ranch

A trip to C Lazy U Ranch is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, combining the luxury of an all-inclusive resort with a down-home dude ranch where you can choose your daily adventure. Guests can choose to head out on the trail or relax at the spa with limitless other activities to choose from in-between. You have the freedom to customize your ranch vacation however you prefer knowing that every step of the way you are taken care of with C Lazy U’s legendary service.

8,500 Acres of Rich Colorado History

C Lazy U has operated as a guest ranch for almost 100 years, having opened in 1919. The ranch is filled with rich Colorado history and modern western accommodations and experiences, such as horseback riding, fishing and homemade but gourmet meals.

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Inclusive Luxury for Adults, Kids and Families

The per person rate at the ranch includes your luxury accommodations, seasonal kid’s program, gourmet dining, horseback riding and most activities on the ranch.

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Cozy Cabins Perfect for Your Ranch Vacation

You will stay in beautifully appointed, newly renovated and spacious cabins that guarantee first-class comfort, western elegance and solitude.

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Horseback Riding, Fly Fishing, Skiing & More

Our per person rate includes a myriad of activities. Of course, you can supplement your dude ranch vacation with additional activities not provided in the per person rate.

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Gourmet Meals for the Most Discerning Palates

The Ranch Executive Chef prepares a diverse daily menu of longtime favorites and delicious regional specialties. Please note: alcohol is not included in the per person rate.

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Supervised Kid’s Program With Counselors

The Kid’s Program, included in the per person rate and subject to availability, is tailored to your child ages 3–17. Kids are split into three groups by age (cowpokes, mustangs and teens), and they explore the ranch on horseback and through other various camp-like activities.

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Check-in Time:

3:00 pm

Check-out Time:

10:00 am

All of our guest cabins and common areas are smoke free

Hot Tub & Pool
Enjoy our oversized, family-friendly hot tub by the pool and Patio House—you’ll love the waterfall feature. Unlike the pool, which is open seasonally, the hot tub is open year-round andis perfect to relax those sore muscles after a day in the saddle.

The Ranch Store:

If you forget to pack something, don’t worry! You can always head to the ranch store, Luis’ Old Place, to pick up anything you may have missed. We have everything from toothpaste to the perfect boots for horseback riding.

Stay Hydrated:

C Lazy U Ranch is at an altitude of 8,200 feet, which can contribute to dehydration. We provide all guests with reusable water bottles to fill with the fresh mountain spring water available throughout the ranch, but we suggest hydrating before coming to Colorado.

All the Gear You Need:

For all of our various ranch activities such as fishing, mountain biking, tennis, trap shooting and archery, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, ice skating and hockey, we have the gear you will need. If you are not sure whether or not to bring something, call the Ranch Concierge at 970-887-3344.

Pack for All Weather

The ranch is beautiful in all seasons, but Colorado weather can be unpredictable. Pack layers, including long-sleeve shirts, jeans, raincoats and sweatshirts, that are easy to wear and carry out on the trail.

Don’t Forget Sunscreen & Sunglasses

There is approximately 25% less protection from the sun at this altitude so don’t forget these items—even in the winter!

Tell Us About Your Dietary Restrictions

Please mention all dietary restrictions to our team when booking your stay. Our chef is happy to accommodate virtually all restrictions and requests.

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Guests Staying in Denver Before or After the Trip

If you need a place to stay before you head up the mountain to your C Lazy U dude ranch vacation, we recommend the Four Seasons.

The C Lazy U Ranch will be happy to plan and book your stay at the Four Seasons in Denver at a preferred rate. Please call the ranch concierge at 970-887-3344.

Four Seasons Hotel Denver
1111 14th Street
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 389-3000
C Lazy U Ranch recommends that you purchase a travel protection plan to help protect you and your travel investment against the unexpected. Travel protection plans include coverage for trip cancellation or interruption, emergency medical and evacuation/repatriation, trip or baggage delay, and more.*

Consult the Travelex Insurance Quote Page or contact Travelex Insurance Services at 800-228-9792, referencing location number 06-0232 for more information on the recommended plans or to enroll. You can also contact our reservations department at 970-887-3344 to learn more about how to help protect you and your trip investment.*

Lazy You Spa

Enjoy a tranquil massage, copper tub soak or relaxing facial at our award-winning spa, located in the summer along peaceful Willow Creek in warm and welcoming luxury tents.

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Guided One-on-One Fly Fishing Excursions

Book a private Orvis guide on the ranch’s private two miles of Willow Creek, or take an off-ranch excursion to some of the best waters of Colorado.

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Ropes Course and Zip Line

Experience the thrill of the ranch’s ropes course and zip line, which feature a multitude of daring elements that are great for family bonding or personal growth.

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Pre-Book Activities

If you would like to pre-book any activities prior to arrival, use this form to submit your requests.

  • (The ranch only allows guests staying on property to participate in activities on the ranch)
  • Please include the date and time you would like to do each activity.
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We look forward to welcoming you to C Lazy U Ranch. If you have any questions or would like to make reservations, please call the ranch directly at 970-887-3344.

* The travel protection plan can be purchased at any time prior to departure. However, to be eligible for the waiver of pre-existing medical condition exclusion, the protection plan must be purchased with 21 days (Travel Select) or 30 days (Travel Max) from the time you make your initial trip deposit. For a summary of plan details on benefits, coverages, limitations and exclusions, please refer to the applicable Description of Coverage. Travel Insurance is underwritten by Transamerica Casualty Insurance Company, Columbus, Ohio; NAIC #10952. 1308294.

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From the Horse's Mouth

“Great family vacation”

We took our kids (ages 12, 10 and 9) and had a great time. Plenty to do for everybody. We rode horses, went tubing, and skiing. The staff is very friendly and ready to help with any request. The food was amazing.

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