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Smith Fork Ranch

45362 Needle Rock Rd, Crawford, CO 81415
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family has spent a full week at Smith Fork Ranch each of the last six summers. The Ranch is a beautiful and serene spot to relax and enjoy the outdoors but also a place where you can choose your own adventure. The horseback riding is fantastic--the guides know how to make riding enjoyable for both inexperienced and experienced riders.... More

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Columbia, Missouri
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

The views from this Ranch are absolutely stunning! My girlfriend and I participated in the Cowgirl Retreat in celebration of my 50th birthday! My overall rating of "excellent" is for the beauty and location!

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Huntington, West Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

My wife and I had a wonderful experience at SFR. The staff was really fantastic - from Cindy who helped with reservations and picking the correct package, to all of the helpful, PATIENT guides (we had never fly fished, shot an arrow or fired a shotgun before this trip). I don't eat at very high end restaurants often, but in... More

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Sasha A, Public Relations Manager at Smith Fork Ranch, responded to this review

We are so, very happy you had an great stay! We can't wait to take you out on the river on your next visit! All the best, SFR. More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

We wanted to go to the Black Canyon of the Gunnison and we wanted to eat well, sleep well, and be lazy. In other words we wanted to get deep into the wilderness without having to pitch a tent, eat trans fats at a diner, or be stuck to a schedule. SFR surpassed our expectations easily. Beautiful drive getting there,... More

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Denver, Colorado
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

I am very late at writing this review and didn't realize till now that I had missed adding this trip but I remember it like it was yesterday. We bought a ranch vacation package at an auction for a charity event. They speak so fast, I wasn't totally sure what we bought but it was the best purchase ever! We... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013 via mobile

Our family of 17 hit Fork going in all directions when we saw all the options available for us! We climbed, rode, shot, Swam, fished, rafted, watched a glass blower and danced! We slowed down to sit on our porches and enjoy picnic lunches. After a few days the spa became a popular spot and every meal was special in... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Our 4th stay at Smith Fork Ranch & may have been our best one. We were there on opening weekend & the staff was ready to go! Seth was back as the executive chef which meant the meals were fantastic! The riding trails were open & the horses were in shape & ready to go. The new staff members were... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013 via mobile

We returned again in 2012 to spend the Holidays at Smith Fork Ranch. We were welcomed back like family & had a phenomenal three night stay. We were treated with 8" of new snow during our visit. Activities included three great horseback rides, a few sleigh rides & some scenic snow shoeing. As expected, the service & cuisine was First... More

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Lewes, Delaware
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48 reviews 48 reviews
19 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

We stayed here for two days as part of a whirlwind tour of the State of Colorado. All I can say is we wish we would have stayed here longer. It is a little piece of heaven. Our accommodations were very comfortable, we enjoyed the friendly staff, and we had a great time horseback riding and learning to fly fish... More

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New Jersey, USA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

Smith Fork Ranch is sensational! The staff could not be more friendly, attentive, and helpful, from the chefs to the fishing guides and riding instructors. While we were there to fish, others were hiking, riding, or simply relaxing and taking in the scenery. The food is as good as it gets, including vegetables sourced almost entirely from their own garden.... More

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Address: 45362 Needle Rock Rd, Crawford, CO 81415
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Location: United States > Colorado > Crawford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Also Known As:
Smith Fork Ranch Hotel Crawford

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Smith Fork luxury ranch is located on Colorado's Western Slope, approximately 7 1/2 miles east of the town of Crawford at an elevation of 7200'. The Ranch is nestled within the beautiful Gunnison National Forest adjoining the wild, untamed West Elk Wilderness Area. The luxury ranch and its surrounding areas are home to stunning mountains, abundant rivers, high altitude streams and lakes, and breathtaking views. The Ranch itself has three miles of frontage along the Smith Fork of the Gunnison River and seven trout ponds. Intimate Colorado ranch offering rustic luxury in the Rockies. Customize your unique family adventure. You can enjoy horseback riding, fishing and hiking the same land that the Ute Indians, Teddy Roosevelt and John Muir fell in love with. Experience a horseback riding vacation in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Discover our special part of Colorado where generations of western ranch culture blend with exceptional artists, craftsmen and artisanal makers of Colorado's best foods and wines. ... more   less 
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