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New York City, New York
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23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2012

We stayed at Wilderness Trails Ranch in June 2012. We wanted to introduce our children to the Dude Ranch experience in a shorter time span so we opted for a 3 night/4 day experience. Our children (9 & 6) absolutely LOVED their time at WTR. They had never really been horseback riding before and were truly comfortable and capable by... More 

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Thank KJR105
Tucson, Arizona
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 July 2012

We just returned from our stay at Wilderness Trails Ranch. I have never taken the time to review a vacation spot before but this vacation merits the effort to let you all know how wonderful it was. The ranch is set in a beautiful valley - with the requisite river running through it. There are many activities to do -... More 

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Thank Tanya K
Montreal, Canada
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2012

The Robert family (Jan, Gene, Lance and Vanessa) run this, dare I say, intimate dude ranch. Because the number of cabins is limited, guests get much more personal attention and the staff go out their way to try and make your visit unforgettable. I am fussy about the food I eat; thiers was consistently excellent. I am VERY fussy about... More 

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1 Thank Carlyle M
Dallas, Texas, United States
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2012

Long entry - but hopefully helpful. I will provide pro's and con's (as I see them) to help you have an objective idea of what WTR has to offer. Frame of Reference – we traveled there June 2012 – summertime. First off – as the mother of an earlier reviewer I have to say that if an 11 year old... More 

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3 Thank Rachel W
Jacksonville, Florida
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2012

My mom and I had a lovely stay at Wilderness Trails Ranch! While the Ranch is not too far from Durango, the expansive property is surrounded by beautiful, peaceful wilderness. Mount one of the many well-trained horses and follow an experienced and attentive wrangler through any of the numerous trails on the property. Pass shimmering Aspen groves, towering Ponderosa Pines,... More 

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2 Thank Mindalynn
Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 June 2012

Very fun. And very good staff as well the horses are amazing! A fire burned through ten years ago and ruined some of the otherwise beautiful view. The food is very very good and they will make whatever you want for breakfast. The housing makes you feel very cozy although i had trouble sleeping on the twin provided so I... More 

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1 Thank LCRayburn
Eagan, Minnesota, United States
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2012

The beauty of Southwestern Colorado and the awesome experience provided by the Roberts family was a combination hard to match. We were waited on from morning to evening and had a variety of activities to choose from, both at the ranch and in the area. The views on the trail rides were spectacular, food was wonderful, cabins were cozy and... More 

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1 Thank Margo L
Bayfield
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2012

We have been gong to this ranch for over 30 years. We recommended it to some of our French friends about 10 years ago and they have returned many times. Wilderness Trails can even provide special lectures and trips to Anazazi Indian sites in the 4 corners area with a experienced guide. They are accommodating, friendly and very experienced hosts.... More 

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2 Thank Linda T
San Diego, California, United States
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2012

The ranch itself is an authentic Western experience. The Pine River Valley, is bar none one of the most magnificent places in the world with its pristine beauty and solace...it seems as if nothing else exists. I can say without reservation that every moment I've spent at Wilderness Trails was filled with peace and appreciation for being alive. The horses... More 

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4 Thank sashaseyb
Colorado
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2012

My family is third generation guests of Wilderness Trails! It IS home away from home. So nice to get away from the routine and be taken care of and waited on. And no dishes! I have my favorite horses, and my favorite trails and spots on the mountains! Every visit gives me new friends as well as those I see... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ride, Relax, Recharge! Experience the freedom of the West at our stunning, secluded, family-operated dude ranch. Wilderness Trails is nestled in a true mountain valley surrounded by wilderness. All-inclusive 3-6 day packages include exceptional dining, cozy cabins, tailored horseback riding and cattle work, youth programs, water skiing, fishing, excursions, and evening entertainment. Serving western hospitality and lasting memories since 1970, join WTR for the best week of your year! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wilderness Trails Ranch

Address: 23486 CR 501, Bayfield, CO 81122
Region: United States > Colorado > Bayfield
Price Range: $1,952 - $3,030 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 25
Also Known As:
Wilderness Trails Ranch Hotel Durango
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“If you have anything and I mean anything that you think you may want when your there you merely need to tell them and it is as good as done.”
 of 5 bubbles 965waynej, 29 Jul 2014 | Read review
“There are many cabins, our group stayed in 3 different ones and we all enjoyed it!”
 of 5 bubbles lkabernathy, 28 Jul 2013 | Read review
“All the cabins are great.”
 of 5 bubbles OPN33, 16 Jul 2013 | Read review
“An elderly couple got the cabin closest to the main lodge. If anyone is less mobile, just let the managers know this. Everything was quiet at night.”
 of 5 bubbles IleneB, 23 Jun 2013 | Read review
“We were psyched to have a "duplex" cabin so that our 3 y.o. had her own sleeping space. Make sure to ask about what you'll be getting before you book!”
 of 5 bubbles AJF76, 28 Oct 2012 | Read review
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