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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Just finished one of the best horseback rides ever. My wife and I love horses. We ride whenever we can and in all kinds of terrains. Today we rode in the snow. Absolutely incredible experience. Our guide was exceptional. One expert horseman. His cowboy name is Topher, his real name is a Christopher. Ask for him, you won't be disappointed....

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful location with great family and kiddo activities. Loved trail riding! Staff were helpful and friendly- you can request friends be in adjacent cabins and borrow a grill! Cabin was lovely, great views. Wish people before us used the dishwasher as plates and cookware were sticky and dirty

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at one of the cabins in October and truly enjoyed the serene surrounding and natural beauty at close to 9000 feet altitude. It was great to have the cafeteria serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. We also made our own meals. Be sure to stop in Granby for drinks, snacks and any groceries you may need. We went for...

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Thank Qaiser2014
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 30 October 2016

First off, you need to realize that people don't come to Snow Mountain Ranch for the "hotel experience" or the food. :>) The food is institutional, cafeteria style food. Nuff said. The rooms are BASIC and rustic. Don't expect any amenities, although they do have good wi-fi and cell service now. You come to Snow Mountain Ranch to escape, get...

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Topeka, Kansas
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Our family has experienced YMCA SMR several times over the years camping out, staying in the lodges, and most recently staying in a cabin. We’ve seen the Ranch go through some changes over the years, nearly all positive. This review is from our cabin experience. We had originally planned a stay at SMR for earlier in the year, but due...

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Thank GW B
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Beautiful setting, more than decent accommodations, meals, and facilities. Just be prepared to do a lot of walking between activities and at this elevation, some in our group (due to age, weight, fitness level) were sometimes struggling to really enjoy what was on offer.

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United States
Reviewed 25 September 2016

I cross country ski at SMR, but I would never stay there. The buildings are old an in disrepair. I have gone into a couple of lodges, and it's they are more like camping with four walls and a roof. I do like the cross country trails, however, The staff at the Nordic center is pretty nice. There are definitely...

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Thank Katherine L
Sioux City, Iowa
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We attended a wedding. We have stayed here before and will again. Bring your hiking boots! And be sure your sunglasses are rated UVA and UVB! It's intense. Take the hiking trail out to the waterfalls. It is further than it looks, though. And stay in the yurts. The lodge is just a lodge. You're going here for the experience!...

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Lucerne, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 September 2016

The YMCA has an amazing expansive property packed with fun activities for the entire family ! This was the first time we stayed in a yurt and we were so pleasantly surprised. They were spacious, comfortable and had excellent amenities for "camping." The shared facilities of big sink basins, bathrooms and even hot water showers were nicer than expected. We...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

The activities - zip line, archery, tubing, mini golf, horseback riding, etc. are best for kids younger than 15. Hiking and bike riding might be good for older kids. The yurts are OK but bring heaters and blankets as it gets cold. Mattresses are average.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Open year round, Snow Mountain Ranch is Colorado’s affordable family resort & conference center. Enjoy 8,000 acres of activities, hikes, history and a wide variety of lodging options including cabins and lodge rooms. Meals available on site. Enjoy many free activities including an indoor pool, family programs, fishing, hiking, disc golf, mini-golf and much more. During the winter, enjoy our Winter Fun Park with XC skiing, snowshoeing, an ice skating pavilion and sledding/tubing. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Snow Mountain Ranch

Address: 1101 County Road 53, Granby, CO 80446
Region: United States > Colorado > Grand County > Granby
Price Range: $99 - $576 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 286
Also Known As:
Snow Mountain Ranch Hotel Granby
Snow Mountain Ranch Colorado/Granby
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“Don't expect luxury accommodation and you will be just fine”
  • View from our cabin
  • View from the balcony
 of 5 bubbles Qaiser2014, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Indian Peaks is the newest, most up to date lodge.”
 of 5 bubbles gwb11db, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Be accommodated as close to desired activities as much as possible or you will walk a lot.”
 of 5 bubbles FunkyWanderer, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Get a yurt!”
 of 5 bubbles benzonit, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The yurts are standard in size and amenities but they were excellent value for money”
  • Spacious yurt
 of 5 bubbles CSperr, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
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