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Address: 42688 County Road North, Mancos, CO 81328
Phone Number: +1 800-325-9462
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A family-owned and oriented guest ranch nestled high in the pristine...

A family-owned and oriented guest ranch nestled high in the pristine wilderness of the San Juan Mountains and just 35 minutes from Durango, CO. Since 1956, Lake Mancos Ranch (now re-named the Majestic Dude Ranch) has been offering our guests a home away from home in the Colorado mountains 35 miles west of Durango. A week-long, all-inclusive dude ranch vacation provides families with a lifetime of memories, whether that means long rides on a mountain trail, guided mountain bike tours, hikes in the neighboring national forest, catching a rainbow trout along the banks of a cool stream, lake or river, or just relaxing by the fire with friends.

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Great family trip

This was one of our best trips. Robert, (the owner) goes above and beyond for his guests. I never heard the word 'no' once while at the ranch. The staff was great also, they are... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 June 2013
LRKoon1
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2013

This was one of our best trips. Robert, (the owner) goes above and beyond for his guests. I never heard the word 'no' once while at the ranch. The staff was great also, they are there to make sure you have a great time! It was fun to do something different. Our cabin was nice and plenty big enough for... More 

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Thank LRKoon1
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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45 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2013

Me and my husband came to this ranch on our honeymoon and we had an amazing time. We went horseback riding, mountain biking, swimming in the lake, hiking, and white water rafting. The staff were helpful and the food was great. We would definitely come again!

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Thank Courtney O
Aliso Viejo, California
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114 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2013

First off Robert the owner is AWESOME!! He is there all the time hangout with all the guests and just treats everyone with the utmost respect. The staff is friendly and fun and the whole experience is one of the best vacation you will ever have in your life. I could not believe how well organized and accommodating they were.... More 

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Thank Alan D
Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2013

Our family of 5 (mom, dad, and teens=19, 19, 17) had a great time. Adventures each day for our 3 day stay. You pick your favorites and they cater it to your ability level. Horse back rides, mt. bikes (easier rides and challenging courses), mt. climbing (12,800 ft), skeet shooting, kayaking, ww rafting (class 2-3), and more. With variety of... More 

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Hobbs, New Mexico
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2013

I want to mention first that this is a solo-traveler friendly destination, since those seem to be hard to find for us. While it's also perfect for families of all ages during summer months, the early season and late season weeks are reserved for adults only, but there are a limited number of rooms available for solos so if you... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2013

This review is 2 years late, but I came here with my husband's family in August of 2011 (TripAdvisor wouldn't let me pick a date that far back though for this review!) and just had the best time. There were 11 of us, ranging from 1 year old to 60 years old! My husband and I got one of the... More 

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Shadow Hills, California, United States
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2013

We have taken our family of five on many vacations over the years. My kids have voted this one the best one yet! We loved the ranch, the staff, the variety of activities, the food, the cabins, and, of course, the owner, Robert. Robert personally made sure that all of our needs and requests were taken care of. I especially... More 

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Manchester
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2012

We booked our ranch experience at the last minute and ended up being part of the last group of guests for the season. We were worried that this might mean that the ranch would be winding down and we would get less of an experience than if we had come along earlier in the year. We shouldn't have been concerned.... More 

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rbucksbaum, Owner at Majestic Dude Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you guys so much - we really value reviews from guests outside the US. The staff and I love to entertain guests during the end of the season - the weather is terrific and change of colors magnificent. We love the fact that you had a chance to experience the west and hope to see you again soon. More 

Dallas Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2012

Just returned from our second year at Majestic Dude Ranch and already looking forward to our return next year. Robert and his staff are second to none. We had wonderful horseback rides tailored to our needs, outstanding mountain bike rides, fantastic accommodations and great food and company. If you are looking for the perfect Dude ranch experience, this is the... More 

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rbucksbaum, Owner at Majestic Dude Ranch, responded to this review

We truly value our repeat guests - they are our best source of help in terms of improvements and suggestions. Really look forward to seeing you guys again soon. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2012

From reading reviews, I expected this ranch to be great, but it was beyond fabulous! They call themselves a "yes" ranch. So true. For example, I was really wanting Diet Pepsi, they said, "yes!" so they drove into town and bought a 12 pack for me! That is one tiny example of their extraordinary customer service. We each had our... More 

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