Wildlife at 4UR

January 21st, 2021 by 4URRanch

  There are so many wonderful things about the place we call home. The most obvious is what you can see when you take a look around. There is clearly stunning scenery, but on top of that, we have some intriguing wildlife to view.  The Goose Creek valley is home to a wide array of … Read More

4UR Guest Ranch in the Off-Season

November 15th, 2018 by 4URRanch

    Throughout the season a question we receive rather frequently is: “What do you do during the winter?” Well the short answer is — a lot. During the off-season the 4UR Ranch adopts a whole different personality. Staff is reduced to just a handful; it almost, at times, can seem like the Overlook Hotel. … Read More

The Small Arts Town of Creede, Colorado

August 10th, 2016 by 4URRanch

We at the 4UR feel very grateful to be situated near a small arts town rich in history and culture. Creede, Colorado is home to several art galleries, a true repertory theatre and master watercolorist, Steve Quiller. The 4UR Ranch is surrounded by the stunning scenery of the San Juan Mountains. It is tucked in … Read More

Stephen Quiller Painting Workshops at the 4UR

May 28th, 2014 by 4URRanch

We are very fortunate to have Stephen Quiller painting at the 4UR Ranch during two workshops this season! Because . . . Stephen Quiller is an award – winning, internationally recognized Master Watercolorist with an incredible gift for teaching. And . . . The 4UR Ranch is a living work of art, inviting the artist … Read More

Revival of Cabin Fever Daze in Creede, Colorado

March 19th, 2014 by 4URRanch

Over the Valentine’s / President’s Day weekend, Creede resurrected an old festival with a new twist: Cabin Fever Daze. (Event Page) A Valentine’s Dance at the Elk’s lodge started off the weekend, with music by the Rifters  (with special guest, Tish Hinojosa), and ended with local band, MoJones, playing at the Tommyknocker Tavern. The Creede … Read More

4UR Hockey Team

February 28th, 2014 by 4URRanch

This January marked the 7th Annual Creede “Golden Pick” Tommyknocker Pond Hockey Tournament. From the very birth of this event, the 4UR has been present. Damon Gibbons remembers the winter of 2007, braving Wolf Creek Pass in the 4UR Duramax, to claim a vintage Zamboni that was donated to Creede by Durango’s Chapman Hill – … Read More

Ice Cutting at Humphreys Ranch

February 10th, 2014 by 4URRanch

Last month, the 4UR family gathered with our neighbors: the Browns, Humphreys managers Joni and Casey Adelman and many Creede friends, to take part in Humphreys Ranch Annual Ice Cutting event. When we arrived, crews had already set to work, sawing away at the ice, hauling it to the stacking crew, followed closely behind by … Read More

Experience Ranch Life: Staff Openings at the 4UR

January 24th, 2014 by 4URRanch

Awesome. Amazing. Inspirational. Challenging. Life-Changing. These are just a few words the 4UR summer staff has used to describe a season working with us. Watch Video | Overview | Job Descriptions | Testimonials | Get a Feel There can’t be enough said about living in this beautiful valley in Creede, Colorado for a whole summer. … Read More

Winter Wonderland at the Ranch – Sledding, holidays and more…

January 14th, 2014 by 4URRanch

Christmas is filled with magic, and living at the 4UR Ranch is a reminder of just that.  We wake up in the morning to a fresh blanket of snow, and a typical weekend for us who reside here unfolds. Playing in the snow – snowshoeing, sledding down the “Mine hill” by Soda Creek, cutting our … Read More

This Summer at Creede Repertory Theatre

August 4th, 2013 by insideout

Did you know that the tiny ghost-town of Creede has one of the “top five theater companies” in Colorado? It’s true! We have an amazing Repertory Theater a short drive from the guest ranch in the quaint mining town of Creede. For the last six years, Creede Repertory Theater was awarded The Denver Post Readers’ … Read More

Shopping in Creede

October 20th, 2012 by insideout

Creede is a charming town that comes alive in the summer with the renowned Creede Repertory Theater and tourism. It is also year-round home to many artists and eccentrics. Creede supports many small business owners whom sell beautiful items or offer valuable services. Here are some of the places in Creede where we like to … Read More

2012 Labor Day Weekend Events in Creede, CO

August 13th, 2012 by insideout

It’s a big Labor Day weekend in Creede this year! There are so many events going on, you can take your pick… 2012 Balloon Festival in Creede, Colorado Friday, August 31 to Sunday, September 2 This is the biggest to-do of the Creede Labor Day weekend, with events Friday through Sunday at the Mineral County … Read More