Working at 4UR

February 16th, 2021 by 4URRanch

What It’s Like as a Seasonal Employee   Talk to any past staff member and you’ll hear things like “best summer of your life”, “lifelong friends”, and “outdoor recreation heaven” when they tell you about working at 4UR. While all of those things are true, they’re also a little vague. We’d like to offer you … Read More

Let the Ranch Vacations Resume!

July 14th, 2013 by insideout

After some serious hand-wringing and worrying, we are so happy to announce that the 4UR Ranch will be re-opening for the 2013 season on July 20th! We were incredibly lucky to have avoided the wildfires – the ranch lands and buildings are completely unharmed. Once again, the 4UR is a hub of activity! Nearly all … Read More

Update on the West Fork Wildfires in Southwest Colorado

June 26th, 2013 by insideout

Unfortunately, the 4UR Ranch had to be evacuated last week because of concerns over the approaching wildfires in our corner of beautiful Southern Colorado. At this point, the ranch and all residents (including those with four legs) are safe. We wanted to let all of you know about what has happened in the last week. … Read More

4UR Ranch: A Rugged Colorado Vacation Destination

December 29th, 2012 by insideout

The 4UR Ranch is not just some pony corral off the highway. Our property is deep inside the Rio Grande National Forest, at almost 9000 ft. altitude. We are surrounded on all sides by unspoiled natural beauty that has barley felt the impact of man. Although the area was well known for mining at one … Read More

Creede CO Wins Governor’s Arts Award

March 25th, 2010 by 4URRanch

Yee-haw for Creede! We have always known how special the little community is just outside of our Guest Ranch, and we are honored that the state has acknowledged all the creative energy here. Creede, along with Telluride, were honored at a ceremony at the Denver Art Museum on Friday, February 26, as part of Arts … Read More

Shopping in Creede – the Creede Beadery

February 22nd, 2010 by 4URRanch

Our wonderful Damon Gibbons is usually donning some pretty neat jewelry. I know what you’re thinking, “Cowboys wear jewelry?”. Welcome to the 21st century people. Yes, cowboys wear jewelry and Dude Ranches serve 3 gourmet meals a day. At least that’s how things go around here! Part of the motivation for his adornments is that … Read More

Adult Only Dude Ranch Weeks

January 27th, 2010 by 4URRanch

What can you look forward to when you plan a dude ranch vacation during one of 4UR’s adult only weeks? Well, if it were my vacation, this is what the day would go like: Sleep in. No kids jumping on the bed, leisurely drinking coffee and wandering up to breakfast. Most difficult decision of the … Read More

Creede CO Architecture

October 15th, 2009 by 4URRanch

We are constantly amazed with what is happening in our little map dot of Creede Colorado. Not only do we have one of the best Repertory Theaters in the Nation, but there is also a unique movement in architecture and sustainable living in Creede. Called “Creede America”, a team of architects has planned a green … Read More

Summer Dude Ranch Vacations

August 3rd, 2009 by 4URRanch

When summer finally arrives after the long winter here in Creede Colorado, we start gearing up for these few perfect months. We hire about 35 young folks to come and work the ranch for the summer. As far as I can tell, they all love it here almost as much as our guests! Some of … Read More