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Smith Fork Ranch

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45362 Needle Rock Rd, Crawford, CO 81415
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

My husband and I had been wanting to try a Dude Ranch Vacation and we found Smith Fork Ranch on the web. This place is a gem! The gorgeous mountain view, excellent food and wine and, great staff! SFR didn't disappoint us. It was truly an unforgettable experience. To all the staff and crew of SFR, thank you so much... More 

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Courtney B, General Manager at Smith Fork Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you Cora for the mention. We strive to exceed guest expectations and the staff are the most important piece of the puzzle. We will see you next year! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Smith Fork Ranch is a gem on the Western Slope of Colorado. The ranch and accommodations are top-notch, and the guided activities were an added bonus. Mountain biking, fly-fishing, horseback riding, archery and clay shooting were all done in an amazing setting and the guides were a joy.

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Courtney B, General Manager at Smith Fork Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind review. We hope that you return to Smith Fork Ranch in the future! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

We had an absolutely incredible time at the ranch. We were greeted upon our arrival by Caitlyn, had amazing meals prepared by Marcus, Darryl and Roy, went on gorgeous trail rides with Emily, were doted on by Courtney and Jessica (Lil' Faith) at every meal...it was really a wonderful week. My husband also planned a surprise renewal of our vows... More 

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Courtney B, General Manager at Smith Fork Ranch, responded to this review

It was our pleasure to create the beautiful setting for the reveal of your vows. Carrying the cake up the mountain, keeping the secret, and of course seeing the excitement in your face was the best! We hope you come see us again. Here's to another 30 years! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

What an amazing place. Location, service, food, accommodations all outstanding. We were there during the Harvest Dinner which was a great experience. The food at the ranch is locally sourced and the chef is excellent. We stayed in the West Elk Suite in the Mountain House, we had our own sitting room with fireplace and the decor is fun and... More 

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Courtney B, General Manager at Smith Fork Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review. We wish you could have stayed longer so you MUST come see us again! Hope you are enjoying your SFR handmade bag! More 

Winston Salem NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

We stayed in the River Cabin Sept 14 to 19 2015. WOW! All I can say is SFR far exceeded our expectations. We were with another couple who are good friends of ours. The staff was so accommodating and friendly. What ever you wanted to do they made it happen. Horse back, hiking, shooting, fly fishing. In addition the staff... More 

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Courtney B, General Manager at Smith Fork Ranch, responded to this review

It was such a pleasure having you and making your special day the BEST it could possibly be! The black cloud had us all a bit on edge but it could not have been more beautiful. See you soon! More 

Lynchburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

From the initial booking to the final day this was first class. We were with another couple and the staff couldn't have been more wonderful. We stayed at the River Cabin and it was a fantastic place for 2 couples to share. Had a fire every night. Wonderful beds!!!! The food was extraordinary-fabulous chefs! The activities were fun and the... More 

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Courtney B, General Manager at Smith Fork Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you Caroline for the review. We so enjoyed the four of you and we certainly hope that you visit us again in the future. It was a pleasure! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

We spent 4 nights here in the Oak cabin. Booked via email/website a number of months in advance. Booking process was smooth, all queries answered promptly, and payment easily arranged. They were happy to call us in the UK to discuss anything and take the initial deposit. Relatively easy to find and based in a stunning valley with amazing views.... More 

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Courtney B, General Manager at Smith Fork Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review of our property from the food, to the scenery, and of course our staff. Our staff are the reason our guests return year after year and the accolades are much appreciated. Hope to see you again! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Spend a fantastic four day weekend at one of the best ranches in the West. Every aspect of the trip was great! The ranch was "sold out" with a mixture of families, couples and adult groups. Even with a "full house" we were able to do the activities (horseback riding, fly fishing, skeet shooting and hiking) at the time we... More 

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Courtney B, General Manager at Smith Fork Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review and for returning to Smith Fork Ranch this season. The Labor Day weekend was definitely a busy one so it is wonderful to hear that your expectations were met. We hope to see you again next season! More 

Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Based upon a friend of mines recommendation, I headed West to see for myself. I landed in Aspen and the drive to the Ranch was spectacular. I wanted to see the activities and the highlight was the horseback ride up the mountain, with views beyond compare. The Chef provided great meals and breakfast was always special. There were many activities... More 

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Courtney B, General Manager at Smith Fork Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review and for visiting the ranch. It was a pleasure and we hope to see you again! More 

Brunswick, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

My 3 generation family spent 6 glorious days at Smith Fork Ranch - it was perfect! We loved everything about Smith Fork: gorgeous location, low-key elegance, quiet but with everything we could possibly want or need, amazing personable service at all levels, horses galore!, absolutely delicious food, etc. I rode horses everyday through the beautiful Colorado landscape. I also spent... More 

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Courtney B, General Manager at Smith Fork Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review. We love having multi generational families at the ranch. There is always something for everyone to enjoy either on their own or with the entire family. We certainly hope to see you again in the future! More 

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