This will be our 4th year going back to Wilderness Trails Ranch. We have 2 boys now 7 and 10. Each year we have celebrated my youngest son's birthday at the ranch. They have been wonderful even making him his own birthday cake. He thinks it's the only way to celebrate a birthday.
We have loved the entire experience each year. We only ride once a year when we visit the ranch for a week but the horses are so wonderful with newbies that we feel like pros. My children can't wait to get to the stable on Monday mornings to meet their "horse friends" for the week.
The cabins are wonderful and very clean. The staff for all of the services are wonderful from wranglers to kitchen and housecleaning staff.
The kids love the activities and the wranglers. They talk about the staff months after they've returned home as they had such a good time with them.
My husband and I really love that the kids are supervised and busy (not once do they look at their game boys). We're then off on our own rides with adults experiencing the vast beauty that surrounds the ranch. We're from Chicago and you just don't have this type of natural beauty where we live. The mountain trails are breath taking and the aspen leaves are wonderful to watch in the breeze.
We gave the kids the option this year to go to another location on vacation and hands down we all voted for Wilderness Trails Ranch.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Ride, Relax, Recharge! Experience the freedom of the West at our stunning, secluded, family-operated dude ranch. Wilderness Trails is nestled in a true mountain valley surrounded by wilderness. All-inclusive 3-6 day packages include exceptional dining, cozy cabins, tailored horseback riding and cattle work, youth programs, water skiing, fishing, excursions, and evening entertainment. Serving western hospitality and lasting memories since 1970, join WTR for the best week of your year! ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Wilderness Trails Ranch Hotel Durango