Wagon Wheel Gap Hot Springs

April 15th, 2011 by 4URRanch

The first European settlers from the south and the east began ranching and farming this part of the Southern Colorado Rockies in the mid 1800s. Before the town of Creede was established, a hotel opened at Wagon Wheel Gap. Travelers flocked here to get a taste for the great American West. They came to experience … Read More

Creede Repertory Theatre 2011 Season

February 3rd, 2011 by 4URRanch

Our world famous local theatre has announced its 2011 Season. As always, The Creede Repertory Theatre has lined up great laughs, fantastic dance moves, and more than one mystery. The 2011 Season opens with How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, a personal favorite since ambitious window washer Robert Morse used his ‘How to…’ … Read More

Two Kids are Better than One

January 11th, 2011 by 4URRanch

*(That’s not really true, of course – one kid is just great.) But we’re not really here to delve into the pros and cons of small and large families. This Special offer is available the week of June 8 – 15 and August 10-17 2013 Instead, our Colorado Guest Ranch is offering this exciting special … Read More

A Time for Friends and Family

November 10th, 2010 by 4URRanch

Holidays are on the horizon, and we look forward to reconnecting with far-flung family and friends. For us, it’s a lot like the opening of the season each year at our Colorado guest ranch. Many of our guests return year after year. We see each others’ children grow. We share exciting moments: a triumphant first … Read More

Family Dude Ranch Vacations Empower Children

August 3rd, 2010 by 4URRanch

Out here at 4UR Colorado Family Dude Ranch, we are all pretty excited. As anyone who has been here knows, Cole Christensen is the oldest son of ranch managers Aaron and Robin Christensen. Cole recently participated in the National Finals Little Britches Rodeo in Pueblo, where he won second in the world. We are all … Read More

A Family Dude Ranch with Gourmet Food

October 8th, 2009 by 4URRanch

We were so lucky when we found Wray Warner. He is the head chef over at the 4UR, and makes mealtime a real event at our Colorado Dude Ranch. He came to us from the Four Seasons in Jackson Hole. One thing we love about Wray is that he doesn’t shirk from a challenge. He … 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

Family Dude Ranch Is Open For The Season

June 16th, 2009 by 4URRanch

The past weeks have been devoted to preparation: mending fences and giving our guest ranch its annual spring face-lift. We came out of winter hibernation and invited members of our greater community to come to the ranch and celebrate a new season. Now we have opened our doors to our guests. We are really excited … Read More

Colorado Dude Ranch Reaches Out To Community

June 8th, 2009 by 4URRanch

Summer has not yet arrived at this Colorado Dude Ranch, though we get hints of it from time to time. Our valley is a beautiful lush green from all the rain we have had, and the dandelions are in full bloom. Last week, windy gusts and cloudy skies greeted the arrival of our final staff, … Read More

Family Rocky Mountain Vacation

May 16th, 2009 by 4URRanch

4UR Ranch is a Colorado Dude ranch that is perfect for the whole family. Our ranch managers Aaron and Robin Christensen are raising their four children on the ranch, infusing it with the energy and laughter of youth. Our staff is always delighted to have more children arrive, and are eager to help those children … Read More

Family Dude Ranch heads to the Theater

April 29th, 2009 by 4URRanch

Once you arrive at our family Dude ranch, it may be hard to tear yourself away. We are located in such a peaceful and breathtakingly beautiful setting that, come evening, you may just want to sit and take it all in. However, should you find the motivation to take a little drive during your stay, … Read More

Historic Colorado Dude Ranch

April 15th, 2009 by 4URRanch

The 4UR Ranch is no ordinary family dude ranch; it is one of the oldest in the state. The property was known as a sacred place by the Ute Indians, who called the natural hot springs here “Little Medicine” because of their healing powers. After the Ute left the area, the Wagon Wheel Gap Hot … Read More