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North Fork Ranch

55395 Highway 285, P.O. Box B, Shawnee, CO 80475
North Fork Ranch
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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I just returned from 3 1/2 days, 3 nights at North Fork Ranch and didn't want to leave. I randomly found North Fork Ranch on the internet and thought it read too good to be true. Actually it is better than you can even imagine. Idyllc setting on beautiful grassy grounds, with the South Platte River running... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When it comes to fishing, there can't possibly be a better experience in Colorado(or maybe nationwide...) than North Fork Ranch. We stayed for a long weekend in the lodge and fished two days with Monroe. I'm sure all the guides are wonderful, but if you are looking to catch big fish, have a great time and learn about life, Monroe... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

What a gem! Wonderful vacation for every one. Horse back riding, white water rafting and fly fishing. What's not to like? The accommodations are great... the meals are wonderful... the staff is friendly and very helpful. Karen and Dean run a very upscale and efficient ranch. Wish we could have discovered this place sooner. Can't wait for our next visit!

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Plano, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The Aspens were turning yellow for fall. We stayed here for 4 days. Our cabin, stonehenge was a multiroom building built in the 30's but remodeled beautifully but Dean the present owner. We loved the grounds, the river running through it, the food, all 5 star. Everyone was very pleasant and attentive. The river running through the property is excellent... More 

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Nashville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Took entire family of 15, from 8 months-47 & 100 % were delighted with everything from accommodations to extraordinary range of activities, food & especially the gracious, efficient service! Best family event ever, one never to be duplicated. Easily reached from Denver International Airports, with Ranch providing transport, if needed; since so entirely self-contained car unnecessary. Early season timing outstanding:... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The North Fork Ranch is a wonderful couples or family experience within 1.5 hrs. of Denver. The fishing on property was incredible; great thrill catching our first trout using fly fishing gear. And the food was absolutely delicious. Karen and Dean May have taken a beautiful setting on the South Platte River and built it into a 35-guest dude ranch... More 

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Sedona, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Fishing, riding, relaxing, eating, hiking...you name it - North Fork delivers! Our family just returned from a long weekend stay. We couldn't have been more pleased with the location, the quality of the fishing, the trailriding, the food and the staff. All of us had a great time. The accommodations are spaced out so everyone feels like they have their... More 

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Boston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Karen and Dean May have created the most wonderful ranch experience you can imagine. We have been on many vacations as a family and our week at North Fork (spanning Memorial Day) ranks as one of our best ever. The riding is top notch, the fishing is fantastic and the food and lodging were beyond our expectations.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

The accommodations were luxurious with great detail in the decor. The property is beautiful. Wedged in the Rockly Mountains. Nice scenic drive from the airport to the ranch. Easy ride. Fun driving up the mountains. Greeted immediately by the owner. I can't say enough about the food. No beans and hotdogs. The animals are just beautiful and well taken care... More 

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Castle Pines, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Staying at the North Fork Ranch is pure joy! I was one of a group of 13 men who participated in a cancer recovery retreat and experienced two and a half days of amazing hospitality from the entire staff, fabulous gourmet meals, service beyond compare and guided fly fishing that resulted in landing several gorgeous rainbow trout almost too big... More 

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