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North Fork Ranch

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55395 Highway 285, P.O. Box B, Shawnee, CO 80475
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North Fork Ranch
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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6 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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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
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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Denver, Colorado
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

This is a very special place. The fishing is truly phenomenal, and Jeff is a world class guide. Karen's food is amazing so come hungry! If you cant have fun here, There is something wrong. Can't wait to go back...

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Denver, Colorado
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8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

A great girls getaway for my Sister's 60th Birthday. We fished and rode horses and ate too much of Karen's gourmet cooking. Five of us were able to stay in the beautifully appointed Homestead Cabin. We enjoyed our cocktails in front of a crackling fire and fell asleep listening to the river rushing past. A great escape! Travis and Casey... More

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Greenbrae, California
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

I was looking to take my family (3 teenage boys) to a Guest Ranch that was located close to Denver and could accommodate a partial week stay. I found North Fork Ranch and could not have been happier with the choice. We all had a fabulous time and it far exceeded my expectations. NF is privately owned and operated and... More

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New York City
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7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Our family of four (including a 10 year old and 7 year old) booked a relatively last minute vacation at the ranch for the five days that were available. It was perfect. Lodging (in Stonehenge), every meal and the wonderful staff who cooked, served and joined us (one better than the next, and I wish I had bought the cookbook... More

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Address: 55395 Highway 285, P.O. Box B, Shawnee, CO 80475
Location: United States > Colorado > Shawnee
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
North Fork Ranch Colorado/Shawnee

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Welcome to life at North Fork Ranch a premier guest ranch and fishing lodge. Established in 1985, this family oriented ranch rests on a half mile of private river, the North Fork of the South Platte. One hour from Denver, in the majestic Rocky Mountains, you'll find horseback riding, whitewater rafting, world class fly fishing, campfire, intimate accommodations, dining with a gourmet flare and activities for all ages! **Colorado's Newest, Orvis Endorsed Fishing Lodge** ... more   less 
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