Deer Valley Ranch

16825 CR 162 Nathrop

  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Hotels with In-Room Kitchens
  • Hotels with Kids' Clubs
  • Our children ask to go back to Deer Valley Ranch every summer, and we are happy to say yes because we love it there too! It’s a breath of fresh air for our suburban family in more ways than one. First of all, it’s beautiful! Stunning mountains surround you, a creek runs nearby and the air is clean. In addition, this ranch is incredibly safe for families. Our children feel free to enjoy the ranch activities alone and check in with us a few times throughout the day. We can chose to do activities together as a family or choose to do something on our own, thanks to the wide array of activity options for all ages. Deer Valley Ranch is all about building relationships. In our fast-paced life back home, we find ourselves running from place to place while checking texts and emails constantly. Every year that we visit Deer Valley Ranch, we are reminded of the importance of family and friendships. We happily unplug from our digitally-driven life to slow down and truly appreciate time with one another.

    • Category: Ranch
    • Location: Mountains
    • Standard: Simple
    • Style: Traditional
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    Our Reviewer's Favorite Features

    • Baby Ready: Crib and highchair available
    • Toddler Fun: Open, safe areas for running around
    • School Age Action: Near age-appropriate sights and activities
    • Cool For Teens: Near age-appropriate sights and activities
    • Central home-base for local exploration
    • Family-friendly public areas
    • Variety of room options for families
    • Fantastic atmosphere and views
    • Well-appointed accommodations
    • Variety of onsite sports and activities
    • Fantastic children’s and teen program
    • Beautiful main lodge where families gather for meals, games and relaxing

    Families Should Know

    • Hot springs-fed heated pool
    • No kids’ pool
    • Kids’ club and programming is included in the weekly rate
    • Babysitting is $US 10 an hour; $2 for additional children
    • No air conditioning
    • Isolated location
    • Guests are asked to eat one meal a day in the lodge
    • Disabled access limited to certain cabins and areas on the ranch
    • No WIFI in cabins

    Sports + Activities

    • hiking
    • horseback riding
    • golf
    • rafting
    • fishing
    • swimming
    • square dance and western party
    • teen campout
    • hayrides
    • gold panning
    • wrangler’s breakfast

    Local Excursions

    • Breckinridge
    • St. Elmo
    • Salida
    • Buena Vista
    • Aspen



    • lodge rooms and 2 to 4-bedroom cabins
    • fireplaces and decks in cabins
    • full kitchen in cabins
    • WIFI in some lodge rooms and public areas
    • daily housekeeping
    • two pools and two natural springs hot tubs
    • onsite riding program for ages 6+
    • free kids’ club ages 4-11, teen club ages 12-18
    • massage
    • “Little Town” play area
    • dining room serving all meals
    • babysitting on request
    • western-themed activities
    • guided fly fishing
    # of peopleStarting at
    2-3$US3,875W B I
    4$US4,925W B I
    5-6$US7,225W B I
    7$US10,300W B I
    • D - daily pricing
    • W - weekly pricing
    • T - tax included
    • B - breakfast included
    • I - all-inclusive

    Preferred Room


    Guest Room Highlights

    • Spacious
    • Well-appointed
    • Good configuration for sleeping
    • Beautiful view
    • Kitchenette/kitchen facilities
    • Quiet
    • Convenient location on property
    • Safe for babies/toddlers
    • Cabins are home-like and comfortable
    • Cabins have decks and wood burning fireplaces


    Booking Conditions

    • Deposit required
    • Cancellation >120 days: 10% deposit forfeit
    • Cancellation <120 days: non-refundable unless space rebooked
    • Cribs and highchairs: free
    • Extra person fee: $85 per person on a la carte plan
    • Weekly and a la carte pricing
    • Weekly rate includes meals, activities, $350 of horseback riding and half-day rafting trip
    • Check-in is 4p and check out is 10a