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Address: Hwy 9, Fairplay, CO 80432
Phone Number: 719-836-1670

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You'll Be Glad You Came

I've done a half-dozen of these trail rides, and this was by far the best. Unparalleled scenery, beautiful horses, friendly, informative staff. You'll cross the South Platte... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Roanoke, Virginia
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Roanoke, Virginia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I've done a half-dozen of these trail rides, and this was by far the best. Unparalleled scenery, beautiful horses, friendly, informative staff. You'll cross the South Platte River, climb through spruce groves, traverse broad meadows and end up on a wide grassy plateau surrounded by distant, snow-capped mountains. You can't beat it! The guides are first-rate, and of course you'll... More 

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Milton, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We enjoyed our best horseback riding experience at Platte Ranch. It was my husband, myself and our 9 year old daughter. The staff was wonderful!!!! Amy, Mike, Jackie, Sean, Kaily were fantastic. The staff made sure or daughter was in excellent hands at all times. They made sure everyone was but with our daughter being the only child in our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

BEAUTIFUL! Words cannot describe the wonderful riding trip. It was a small group and there was plenty of room to roam around. Horses were very well behaved.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The group at Platte Ranch is wonderful! The scenery ...wow! Words cannot describe how beautiful it is to ride through South Park. We have 3 children and felt safe letting them ride with the group independently. The guides were with them every step of the way. The only trouble was our kids did not want to leave! This is a... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

fun 1/2 day ride on horses matched to your ability. the ride is on the ranch in park county, a very pretty setting. you can make this a slow easy trail ride or if you wish the guides will point out areas where some faster galloping is allowed. the crew is friendly and want you to have a safe, yet... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

Very pleased. Guide was very knowledgeable and concerned for our safety. During the 2 hour ride we saw a lot of their beautiful property and even got a chance (if we wanted to) to trot or gallop the horses.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The crew at Platte were just fantastic. Went with my fiancé who had rode before. I had only rode once and the crew was so helpful in picking the right horse and then giving me instructions so that I was comfortable. The ride was so enjoyable with the beautiful scenery. The guides were very knowledgeable about the area and their... More 

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Chicago, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Not typical nose to tail ride. Got to spread out, gallop and even run if you were comfortable. Beautiful property, friendly guides and reasonably priced. Just wished they had a website with basic information. Just have to leave a voicemail and wait for her to get back to you. Old school! :)

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Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We did a 2 hour ride with Sean and Wendy June 2nd in the AM and thoroughly enjoyed it. the property is beautiful and they encourage you to make your own trail, and try to work with your horse (if you dont want to to that, your horse will stay with the group and follow) but this was a much... More 

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Superior, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I proposed to my now wife here in November of 2013 (a bit late on this review, but my wife wrote one soon after we got engaged). The owner worked it out with one of her workers to take us on a private ride. He helped me the whole way, planning it just before we took off from the ranch.... More 

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Address: Hwy 9, Fairplay, CO 80432
Phone Number: 719-836-1670
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Fairplay

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