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Carlsbad, California
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We had this vacation planned for a long time and never really knew how great it would turn out. Yes, we knew the Colorado Rockies were beautiful in the summer but the unique setting of Deer Valley Ranch just blew us away. Nestled under the Chalk Cliffs we had a stunning view of the valley and local mountains. Our family...

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Beverly Jo J, Front Office Manager at Deer Valley Ranch, responded to this review

Chuck, we are so glad you and your family enjoyed a wonderful stay with us at Deer Valley Ranch recently. We are delighted to hear that everyone in your extended family enjoyed the many activities we offer. We very much appreciate your taking the time to review us here and we hope to see you Back at the Ranch again!

Reviewed 13 August 2016

I cannot more highly recommend coming here for a family vacation! The food is incredible, the views are breathtaking, and there is so much to do. We were here for a week and still couldn't see and do everything on our to do list. I am sure my family will be back in the future. Absolutely amazing vacation!

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Beverly Jo J, Front Office Manager at Deer Valley Ranch, responded to this review

Rachel, thank you very much for taking the time to write a review about your family's recent vacation at DVR. We are so glad you enjoyed everything we have to offer. We look forward to your return stay with us!

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 13 August 2016

This was our first time at DVR. The scenery is stunning, location is very peaceful, and the food was excellent. We came with our extended family and there was something to do for every age and interest - from horseback riding, to whitewater rafting, to fishing, hiking and tennis (the courts could use some updating) - we did it all!...

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Beverly Jo J, Front Office Manager at Deer Valley Ranch, responded to this review

We're so glad your first time at DVR was a good break for your family. Updating the tennis courts is on our list of necessary upgrades. Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We hope to see you back in the future!

San Diego, California
Reviewed 13 August 2016

My extended family and I all met at Deer Valley Ranch for a family vacation. Having never been to a "dude ranch" before, we didn't quite know what to expect, but we had heard great things. Well, all the wonderful things we heard were true. Our cabin was spacious, well-stocked and beautiful. The staff were all amazing. There were lots...

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Beverly Jo J, Front Office Manager at Deer Valley Ranch, responded to this review

We are delighted to hear you had a great trip here at Deer Valley Ranch recently! We're glad you enjoyed the staff, the guests, the activities, the cabin, and the food! Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay and we hope to see you Back at the Ranch again!

Clearwater, FL
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Had outstand week of riding, eating and resting. Food was outstanding. This location is in Nathrup , CO right up against the Chalk Cliffs. The ranch consists of motel like rooms and numerous cabins of various sizes. There is a riding program and many other activities.

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Beverly Jo J, Front Office Manager at Deer Valley Ranch, responded to this review

James, we are so glad to hear you enjoyed your recent stay at Deer Valley Ranch! Thank you for taking the time to review us. We look forward to your next stay with us.

Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

My family and I throughly enjoyed our time here. Overall the experience exceeded our expectations. Beautiful setting, great food, wonderful staff, Christian environment and amazing activities for all ages. The only downfall was safety concerns with the horses and the barn staff. We will definitely be back but we won't be riding.

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Beverly Jo J, Front Office Manager at Deer Valley Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you Sjogren/Smith family for the review. We were really glad to have you on the ranch and enjoyed meeting your family. We know you had some concerns with riding; however, we wanted to say that we think you did an amazing job riding big mules for the first time. They can be challenging but you and your family did...

Blaine, Minnesota
Reviewed 11 August 2016

My sister took me, and my two girls to this ranch the beginning of June. It was a beautiful area, wonderful cabin and views out the windows. The main reason we loved it was for the horse back riding, Great ranchers, and kept any experience level at ease. Food was wonderful as well, and all the staff attentive and caring....

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bevearlyjo, Front Office Manager at Deer Valley Ranch, responded to this review

Gayle, we are so glad you and your family enjoyed your June stay with us. We appreciate your taking the time to review us. Thanks again and we look forward to your next vacation with us!

Byron Center, Michigan
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We were first time visitors to Deer Valley Ranch, but knew early on that it would be a great experience as many of the other guests we met had been returning to the ranch for years. We had a great time with our family. There was plenty to do for everyone, from horseback riding to fishing to golf. The staff...

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Thank you for making Deer Valley Ranch a part of your summer! We are glad that you were able to have quality family time, and we hope to see you here again. Thank you for taking the time to write this review!

Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

What more can you say. From the moment we pulled in, seeing deer everywhere, a rainbow, watching our 6 year old daughter overcome her fears and ride a horse, thanks to Presley Johnson, the wrangler who took her out, this place is heaven on earth. The surroundings, the people, the food, i just cant say more good things about it....

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Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review! We really appreciate your kind words, and are so happy that your daughter overcame her fears here. Thank you for allowing Deer Valley to be part of your summer and for making memories with us! We hope to see you at DVR again!

Ocala, Florida
Reviewed 25 July 2016

It isn't difficult to rate DVR (as the regulars call it) with 5 stars. The location in the Collegiate Peaks is breathtaking. The scenery, the wildlife, the amazing view of the Chalk Cliffs are awe inspiring. The experience of being able to trail ride in this wonderful area provides the guest with picturesque memories. Finally the staff, everyone from the...

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It was wonderful to have you at the Ranch! Thank you so much for sharing specifics about your time at Deer Valley and what it means to you. Thank you, also, for taking time to fill out this review. We look forward to having you back at DVR!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Destination Christian family dude and guest ranch, south central Colorado, located between two 14,000’ peaks. Horseback riding, whitewater rafting, hiking, fishing, children & teen programs, hot springs pools and outdoor hot tubs, outdoor meals, great food. Families, singles, couples and family reunions. Discount weeks. Open year round. September to May great for groups – church, ski and corporate - and weekend cabin rentals. Making memories since 1954. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Deer Valley Ranch

Address: 16825 County Road 162, Nathrop, CO 81236-7726
Region: United States > Colorado > Nathrop
Price Range: $98 - $328 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 25
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