This was my third visit to the ranch & my husband's first. Cheri,Gerry & their staff spent a lot of time making Gary feel part of the ranch family. The rides are tailored to your ability,pleasure,moderate,or adventure. You have do a training ride to Lope,as safety is always first at the Bar Lazy J. This year Juni Fisher entertained us, she is a first rate singer with many CD's.Her latest "Listen" is up for a Grammy.
Eddie Allen the chief is first rate,be prepared to gain a few extra pounds,his breads & deserts are outstanding.
This year had a high number of first year riders,& Gerry immediately introduced a short pleasure ride to accommodate the rides to the guest. There also others events or adventures to do if you would rather not ride. Plus each horse has been matched to the guest.
They also have a Zip Line,again safety first,but it was great fun & I am 67 years old.
Now Trip Advisor will hint that I am friends with the staff, that is because they make every guest feel like family, it is the secret of the ranch.
So leave your electronics at home & come to Colorado for a little bit of heaven.
Now if this Bad trip advisor software was more clear ( speaking of giving something a bad review ) I should be able to figure out how to add pictures.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Colorado's oldest continuously operating guest ranch is nestled in a peaceful valley along the beautiful Colorado River. Near Rocky Mountain National Park. Warm Western hospitality and delicious home cooked meals served in our historic lodge will add to your experience. Enjoy Gold Medal fishing, scenic horseback rides (all levels), jeep rides, mountain biking, guided hiking, river rafting, and sightseeing van trips. Extensive children's program, evening entertainment, recreation barn, and heated pool/jacuzzi. Listen to the Colorado River rush by in your private log cabin. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Bar Lazy j Guest Ranch Hotel Parshall
- Bar Lazy J Guest Ranch Colorado/Parshall