Wheeler Geologic Area

October 12th, 2010 by 4URRanch

Our seasonal staff has moved on to their next adventures, and those of us who stay at the Colorado guest ranch year-round are becoming accustomed to life without our friends and guests. In the coming months, this blog will focus primarily on the lovely and fascinating area near the Colorado dude ranch. By the time … Read More

Changing Seasons

September 27th, 2010 by 4URRanch

Our summer season is over. Fall is here. We’ll spend the next several weeks tidying up at our Colorado vacation ranch and preparing for the winter. Thanks to all who visited our Family Dude Ranch this past summer. We miss you, and will spend the winter remembering great moments at the ranch: fly fishing alone … Read More

Creede Repertory Theatre

September 20th, 2010 by 4URRanch

The last week of the 2010 Season at our Family Dude Ranch is also the last week of the 2010 Season at the Creede Repertory Theatre. We feel so fortunate to have such an outstanding theatre company so close to our SW Colorado Guest Ranch. It makes it possible for our guests to spend a … Read More

Experience the Rockies of Southern Colorado

August 26th, 2010 by 4URRanch

There is no finer place to reconnect with nature than at our vacation ranch in the southern Colorado Rockies. Come for fly fishing, horseback riding, or just to relax.

Why Fly Fish?

July 19th, 2010 by 4URRanch

The fly fishing at our Colorado guest ranch is catch and release, so we’re not fishing for food. Why, then, do we fish? Why do people come to our Guest Ranch in Colorado with dreams fly rods in their heads? Why indeed. The first mention of fly fishing in recorded history is said to be … Read More

Thinking about Colorado Dude Ranches?

March 11th, 2010 by 4URRanch

There is something very special about Colorado. Along with the rich history and stunning landscape, Colorado holds a balance between the wild west and the new west. We love our horses, and wide open spaces, but we also practice sustainable land practice, and natural horsemanship. We have a delicious steak ride every week. Steak ride … Read More

Colorado Horseback Riding Vacation

September 1st, 2009 by 4URRanch

The ranch here at Wagon Wheel Gap has been a destination for over 100 years. In the 19th Century, the valley was a popular because of our natural hot springs. The appeal expanded to fisherman, seeing how plentiful fish were in clear, clean Goose Creek. However, owners Pete and Lindsey are avid equestrians, and once … Read More

Family Ranch Vacations in Colorado

August 19th, 2009 by 4URRanch

Fall has arrived at the 4UR Guest Ranch, and the morning temps are hovering around the freezing point already. That’s what happens when you sit at over 8,000 feet elevation! It gives you some smokin’ hot and sunny days and cool nights and early mornings. Great for the tan, we always tell our young lady … Read More

Rocky Mountain Vacation

August 11th, 2009 by 4URRanch

August in the Rockies is a glorious thing! The weather is pleasantly hot during the day. It’s a great time to take a dip in the pool after a morning ride, or enjoy a cool drink in the shade. August is also one of the nicest times of the year at 4UR ranch for your … Read More

Dude Ranch Vacations in Colorado

July 29th, 2009 by 4URRanch

What are the ingredients for a perfect family dude ranch? Well, we think that excellent and inviting accommodations are the first step. We have a variety of lodging options that our dedicated staff work hard to plan perfectly for your family trip. For example, we try to put couples in the same lodging area, and … Read More

Colorado Guest Ranch 4th of July

July 17th, 2009 by 4URRanch

Things at the 4UR are rolling right along through this lovely summer. With July slipping away, we had a great Independence Day here at the Dude ranch; the chef prepared a Southern BBQ with all the trimmings! It was really a feast, and with all the riding and fishing that goes on around here, a … Read More

Colorado Fly Fishing Vacation

July 9th, 2009 by 4URRanch

The mouth of the Rio Grande river originates in the mountains neighboring 4UR Ranch. Our private creek, Goose Creek, feeds into this mighty river at the end of our little valley. For many, many years, the Valley that has recently facilitated horseback riding vacations for families, was known solely for it’s amazing fly fishing conditions. … Read More