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Diamond J Ranch

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Hidden deep in the Rocky Mountains, just northeast of Aspen, resides one truly unique sanctuary. A property with 14 log cabins, a first-class lodge, great food, world-class fly fishing, dynamic vistas, memorable horseback riding, stellar hikes and majestic sunsets. The Diamond J Ranch is a place where families, fisherman, hunters, outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy the multitude of activities available all year long or simply lay back and relax. The Diamond J is situated on 27 secluded acres in in the famous Frying Pan River Valley. The White River National Forest borders three sides of the property while with the majestic Frying Pan River marks the northern edge of the Ranch. Lodging at the Diamond J Ranch is cozy and comfortable, whether in one of the eight Lodge Rooms or in one of the ranch’s forteen newly built or refurbished log cabins.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Hot Tub
Meeting Rooms
Public Wifi
Room features
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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26604 Frying Pan Rd, Meredith, CO 81642-9728
Getting there
Aspen Airport13 mi
Eagle County Airport24 mi
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For several years during the Eisenhauer administration, while I was still a young boy, my family vacationed in Colorado, joining my grandfather at a magical place called Riley’s Ranch. We eventually moved on to other locales, but I don’t remember any of those. My memories of
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I can't say enough good things about this place. Two back country ski buddies and I were doing a back country ski tour from Aspen to Leadville with a stay at the Diamond J in the middle to rest, recoup, sleep in warm beds and have someone else make us a steak. The place was
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In late January the Diamond J was a welcome refuge from the rigors of a week long hut to hut ski trip. The owners are very friendly and accomodating, the property is gorgeous, and the steak dinner was amazing! They prepared a wonderful breakfast and were willing to give us a
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My wife and I recently visited the Diamond J for a weekend getaway and had a wonderful time. The lodge is warmly decorated, the rooms are clean, and the food is more than you could have asked for. Both Margie and Darrel were wonderful hosts that make the ranch a special resort
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We visited the Diamond J for the first time and stayed in the lodge. We were looking for a laid back weekend by the Fireplace and were not disappointed. It was great, beautiful snow, fantastic food, festive decorations, well groomed trails and roads, warm clean room, elk across
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Response from Laurie C, Owner at Diamond J Ranch
Responded Dec 17, 2016
Thank you for your kind review and for choosing the Diamond J for your weekend getaway! We hope to see you again soon!
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Yes we do! It is right outside our lodge. Come see us again!
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Hi Kathy, Please contact the Ranch manager Margaret at 970-927-4188. She knows availability and can take your deposit. You may also send her an email from our website. It is diamondjcolorado . com. Look forward to having you at the Ranch! Thanks, Diamond J
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"A nice range of cabin sizes, Comfortable for two or ten at a time."
"Several lodge rooms have adjoining bathrooms. Room No. 8 has a bath included. Hot tub available. Separate cabins, each with kitchenettes and wood stoves, also available."
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