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Wausau, Wisconsin
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I worked at Coulter Lake Guest Ranch as a wrangler during college, and loved it so much we have returned multiple times as guests. Driving up the mountain to the ranch, you pass world-class rock climbers, hikers, and gorgeous scenery which opens to a vista of time gone by. From the staff bunkhouse and horse barn/corral to the lovely lakeside...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed October 11, 2016

This place is a dream come true. The drive back to Coulter Lake Guest Ranch is stunning. You'll see a bunch of people camping and rock-climbing on world-class climbing walls. Keep going a bit more and it opens up into the majestic oasis that's one of the oldest guest ranches in Colorado. My husband booked two nights here in late...

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Cortez, Colorado
Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

WOW! This place is gorgeous. They offer horseback trail rides, they have a beautiful lake stocked for fishing, canoes, you can swim, hike, play horse shoes etc. Friendly doesn't begin to describe the staff. The are so helpful and accommodating. They truly go above and beyond to make you feel welcome. Do be advised there is NOOOOO internet or cell...

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Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

We had 30 people stay for at least 2, some of us 3 nights, for a wedding August 21. Everyone had a great time. The ceremony was at Rifle Falls state park and the reception was at the ranch. It was a beautiul weekend and the staff at the ranch bent over backwards to make sure everyone was happy in...

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Hillsboro, Oregon
Reviewed August 11, 2016

You will never be sorry that you visited Coulter Lake Ranch. This was our third visit. We have gotten together with a group of friends from way-back- when when we worked on a dude ranch. We certainly know what we're looking for in the ranch experience. Coulter Lake bend over backwards to please us. We had amazing food and ate...

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Rifle, Colorado
Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

Never a surprise...except the meals! This young chef is attending culinary school. He isn't just a cook...he is a skilled chef. And the manager, Tim, insures that everybody ,young and old, has the time of their life. Chillin' @ Coulter = A+. Oh, I caught 14+ fish in a single day...Joe's Hopper dry fly!

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Reviewed July 19, 2016

This place was truly a dream come true for our family. The setting is nothing short of stunning. Once you are there, it is well worth the drive to be away from everything but the beautiful trees, lake full of fish, and horseback rides where you never see another soul. Cody and Joe were amazing on our rides, and the...

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Loveland, Colorado
Reviewed June 3, 2016

I started my 2016 year off in the right direction by taking my good friends to this beautiful spot high up at 9100 feet. First experience with Tim and the gang and we hope for #2 one day soon. Cozy cabins, great trails, smores around the camp fire and great western cooking. To Tim, Pam,Cody and Brenna - thanks for...

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Reviewed June 1, 2016

This was our second trip to Coulter Lake Guest Ranch (last was 2 years ago), and both were incredible. The setting is gorgeous and the owners and staff welcomed us back like family. We went with 2 other families, 7 kids total ranging from 3yo to 17yo, and all were happy. Our dog was possibly the happiest of the bunch...

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Munster, Indiana
Reviewed May 31, 2016

Went to Coulter Ranch for 5 days/4 nights - a mini family reunion for my husband and I and our adult children from across the country. It was an absolutely perfect vacation from beginning to end. The location of the ranch was remote and so beautiful. Accommodations were rustic, clean and comfortable. The food was amazing and Rebecca (the cook)...

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Address: 80 County Road 273, Rifle, CO 81650
Location: United States > Colorado > Rifle
Number of rooms: 6
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“Two of the cabins sit on the lake. That's my preference. All of them are quiet. All of them are distinctly different. Uniquely "lodgey".”
 of 5 bubbles hollyh821, Aug 11, 2016 | Read review
“Cabins closest to lake best choice”
 of 5 bubbles michaelM7010OA, Jan 6, 2016 | Read review
“Cabins only; "Lakeside" cabin has 3 rooms & sleeps 5; excellent views; wood fireplace; hot showers a blessing! Dogs accepted.”
 of 5 bubbles donaldh894, Nov 16, 2015 | Read review
“its all good!”
 of 5 bubbles RobbieClau, Jul 31, 2015 | Read review
“Any room you choose will be great.”
 of 5 bubbles 762mitchellk, Jun 8, 2015 | Read review
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