Tips for Preparing to Ride (Even if You Can’t Ride at Home)

December 14th, 2020 by 4URRanch

    We know that a lot of our guests look forward to horseback riding at 4UR. Some guests ride with us every year but aren’t able to ride at home. Many of our new guests have either never ridden before. Others haven’t ridden in a very long time. If you fall into one of … Read More

Hiking At the 4UR Ranch

July 20th, 2015 by 4URRanch

The 4UR Ranch has many exceptional programs to offer guests during their stay, but this year’s top of the list is our Hiking program. We have offered hikes to our guests on a request only basis in the past, but this year hiking has become another asset along with our horsemanship program, kid’s program and … Read More

Celebrate Special Occasions at 4UR

September 19th, 2011 by insideout

The season is drawing to a close here at 4UR, our Creede Colorado Guest Ranch; this is the last week we’ll welcome guests in 2011. It’s always a bittersweet time for those of us who work at the ranch. We bid farewell to all our guests and summer staff, then we start to ready the … Read More

Memorable Moments at 4UR

August 31st, 2011 by insideout

We bid farewell to August and the busiest weeks at 4UR Colorado Family Guest Ranch. We welcome guests throughout the month of September; days are a bit shorter and nights a bit cooler, but it is a glorious time to visit the ranch. Below are some memorable moments from this summer and past summers at … Read More

The Best Part

July 31st, 2011 by insideout

Food always tastes better when you’re truly hungry, and nothing creates a good appetite like a few hours horseback riding in the southern Colorado Rockies, or fly fishing in Goose Creek. This is why we feel confident writing that food tastes better at our Colorado Guest Ranch. Guests of all ages eat well at 4UR … Read More

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

Families at Our Colorado Family Dude Ranch

February 23rd, 2011 by 4URRanch

Perhaps families feel so at ease here at our Colorado Dude Ranch because they know the ranch depends upon families to operate. We welcome children because we have children, and we know how much kids enjoy fishing, horseback riding, and exploring the Colorado Rockies. Our Head Wrangler, Damon Gibbons, and his wife Kiera are adapting … 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

Guest Ranch Fishing Guide in Local News

December 11th, 2009 by 4URRanch

Have a fly fishing vacation at 4UR Ranch with great guides like Drew Silvernail. Read an article published about Drew from his home

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

River Rafting During Your Family Ranch Vacation

May 29th, 2009 by 4URRanch

There are many things to do at our Colorado guest ranch. While we love to spend hours in the saddle, and hope that you do too, we also enjoy cooling off in the Rio Grande. We think you will, too. So when you need a break from riding and a rest from hiking, we hope … Read More