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North Yorks
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is the most beautiful place Dan and Ellen are wonderful hosts and the Ranch is in the most gorgeous spot. The riding was excellent the staff match you to a horse and it's your horse for the week. We found the riding great fun and we were encouraged to learn and improve our riding through the week. Our daughter... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just want to name each person who works at the ranch and describe the way they made last week so special to us, but I know that it would turn into a ten-page review and nobody would take the time to read it all. So, here goes with the abbreviated version: EVERY SINGLE PERSON we encountered at the ranch... More 

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Philadelphia Pa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

I visited Sundance Trail for a week in the fall several years ago with my son. I remembered a great time so when I was moving my daughter to Denver last week and had a free day to ride I called the ranch to see if that was possible. Ellen and Dan were most accommodating and so I spent a... More 

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Dan_and_Ellen_Morin, Owner at Sundance Trail Guest & Dude Ranch, responded to this review

It was so good to see you again Beth! We love having guests return; you are as much a part of the ranch as we owners, staff and the critters. We're thrilled to see Jesse is now a TripAdvisor celebrity, she deserves it. She'll be returning to university soon, and we will mis her. And we're tickled that you could... More 

New York City, New York
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

My parents booked this trip for our extended family to celebrate their 50 anniversary. We had a total blast. We had a good cabin, although we spent almost no time there. We did a large amount of riding, real riding. Not one horse waking behind another. In 3 days they had us trotting and loping, not like pros, but we... More 

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Dan_and_Ellen_Morin, Owner at Sundance Trail Guest & Dude Ranch, responded to this review

Hi Mark! Our goals are simple! We work to help each guest get VERY dirty and very tired every day (Dax, John & Ryan didn't need much help!); a bit sore (I remember you and Russell both walking like honest-to-goodness cowboys!); and delighted. Mark, with your clan, this was easy! Thank you for being such fun guests! Jesse, Chelsea, Kate... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

We had a great trip to Sundance Trail. I was a very happy non-rider who enjoyed the food, the hot tub, the views, and all of the other activities offered (hiking, rock climbing, square dancing, etc.). Our older son (age 12) has a disability but was fully supported by the wranglers (led by the very competent Caitlyn). He especially connected... More 

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Dan_and_Ellen_Morin, Owner at Sundance Trail Guest & Dude Ranch, responded to this review

Audry, the only disability we recognize here is "Recreation Deficit Disorder." Although Ellen and Dan are both RN's, they just don't seem to notice the trivial stuff like CP or hemiparesis, or blindness or autism or whatever. With cowboys like Bennet and Sam, the cure is simple: horses. Yup, getting VERY dirty, pretty darned tired, and maybe a little sore... More 

Oregon City, Oregon
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

My husband's parents asked the family to join them at this ranch to renew their 50th wedding anniversary vows. His uncle & aunt did the same here 2015. My husband was afraid of horses until now. Katlyn (gal in charge of horses/wranglers) is an amazing teacher and handpicked her staff that are all very enthusiastic and engaging individuals. we got... More 

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Dan_and_Ellen_Morin, Owner at Sundance Trail Guest & Dude Ranch, responded to this review

Hi Michelle (& Todd)! What fun we had with your clan again this year! Because we are so small, we can be very very flexible and have adventures that larger ranches cannot – so glad to hear that Danny made a dream come true! Roddy and Caleb and Clint-beard-guy and Blondie-Kelan (thanks for the new nick-names!) all say “Howdy!”. Next... More 

kansas city
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27 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

This was our second dude ranch experience as a family. I have nothing but love for this place. Lodging was adequate, but nothing fancy. Food was plentiful and fine. Location as you would expect in the foothills of the Rockies was beautiful. What sets this ranch apart is the personal involvement of the owners. We could not have asked for... More 

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Dan_and_Ellen_Morin, Owner at Sundance Trail Guest & Dude Ranch, responded to this review

Hi Don, It was a great week, wasn't it! I can't think of higher praise than “Can't Wait to Return.” Wow! And we're looking forward to seeing y'all again next year. Your boys were definitely “Easy Keepers:” polite and so easy to get along with! We're glad that they were able to find a variety of adventures (besides horse riding)... More 

Fort Collins, Colorado
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

I enjoyed the most AWESOME weekend at Sundance Trail at the beginning of March!! Dan and Ellen & the rest of the crew make you feel right at home, and that their place is your place too! It's their off season so everything was incredibly quiet and peaceful. I feel as though it is always serene there, but I really... More 

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Dan_and_Ellen_Morin, Owner at Sundance Trail Guest & Dude Ranch, responded to this review

Rachel, dairy free gluten free and other diets are just not a big deal here, as Ellen & Dan are both RN's and “foodies”! Now bringing your riding proficiency in winter and helping “tune-up” Miss Diamond – that's a big deal! Thank you!!!! And thanks for coming to see us again – we really enjoy our repeat guests. See you... More 

Montreal, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

My boyfriend and I spent the most wonderful 4 days at Sundance between Christmas and New Years. Dan, Ellen and all the staff go out of their way to do absolutely everything to make you happy. I am a horse crazy person who was anxious to do some good riding i.e., loping in the fields, and my boyfriend was totally... More 

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DanMorin, Owner at Sundance Trail Guest & Dude Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you, Yulia and Peter for your kind thoughts! "Keeping you both happy" was a delight; you are both "easy keepers"! (Gardiens faciles? Hmmm... Maybe not good translation...) And thanks for the wonderful pictures - they capture the beauty of our mountains. Your horse friends, Monte, Gene and Gus, all send greetings and say: "Meci Beaucoup," until your next visit! More 

Greater Cincinnati
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

We enjoyed our week at the ranch in September. The scenery was great, learned to ride a horse and the ranch was very accommodating. I had no problem giving them a 5 star review. We would liek to visit again during the summer months so we can see it as a Dude Ranch.

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DanMorin, Owner at Sundance Trail Guest & Dude Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you, Kathie & Jay for your review! So glad you could make it this year, and we're delighted to hear you'd like to come back next summer. Stay healthy, your horses are waiting for you! More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Family owned and operated dude ranch 100 miles NW of Denver - we love living here, and we love guests!Family friendly summer dude ranch, and pet friendly B&B the rest of the year, with horseback riding every day.Families play together and make memories of shared adventures. Horseback riding, mountain hiking, white-water rafting, awesome disk-golf, trout fishing, riflery/trap and lots more!Ours is not a nose-to-tail program - a good place to learn to ride. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sundance Trail Guest & Dude Ranch

Address: 17931 W County Road 74e, Red Feather Lakes, CO 80545-9312
Location: United States > Colorado > Red Feather Lakes
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Sundance Trail Guest & Dude Ranch Hotel Red Feather Lakes
Sundance Trail Guest And Dude Ranch
Sundance Trail Guest & Dude Ranch Red Feather Lakes, Colorado
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