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Alamo, California
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Just got back from a week's family vacation - 18 of us ranging from age 8 to 75. Everything about the stay was AMAZING! The hospitality, horseback riding, fishing, scenery, hikes, food, staff, dancing.... a true working dude ranch experience! Loved every minute of it! Activities for all ages, a true family experience. We will cherish the trip and memories...

1Thank lynsta2016
Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 August 2016

My wife and I spent a week at RTR in July, 2015 (I had to select "Sept 2015 below but we actually traveled in July). We had never been to a Dude ranch before and really had no idea what to expect. This being our 25th wedding anniversary I really wanted our time to be special. In short, it was...

1Thank Stan P
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We arrived as a large group of 5 adults and 8 kids to RTR for a holiday of friends and family for a lifetime. We had been researching from the UK dude ranches, and had finally plumped on RTR by a combination of personal recommendation and Trip Advisor reviews. Although expensive, we had good feelings by how accommodating and inclusive...

2Thank Sean D
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Where do I even begin to write this review? My trip to Rainbow Trout Ranch fulfilled so many dreams for me that I have tears in my eyes as I write this. You see, I grew up in the 70's on Gunsmoke, Bonanza, Little House on the Prairie and the Black Stallion book series. I was fascinated by everything that...

Thank Kim H
Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Way beyond my expectations, the pictures don't capture the beauty of this place. The staff was so nice and helpful. I haven't experienced anything like this in my life. The absolute best vacation ever. My daughter had a smile on her face the entire we week. She made several friends and now emailing them. Myself and two other families signed...

2Thank dave e
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Such a wonderful vacation! We LOVED our time at the ranch and can't wait to return. Excellent experience for the whole family! Clean rooms, great food, awesome wranglers and staff, and good old family fun. The owners make you feel like family staying in their home. WE LOVED IT!

1Thank Smyer678
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Where do I start? This was hands down the best vacation my family has taken. We have traveled all over the world and we can't think of going anywhere else next summer for vacation. From the minute you arrive, the Van Berkum family treats you like family. The cabins are rustic, very clean, and the beds are very comfortable. The...

Thank Amanda J
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 27 June 2016

My husband and I decided to make a last minute getaway trip to Rainbow Trout Ranch and enjoyed everything about the ranch and the staff. We were greeted by Linda in the main Lodge who's smile is contagious and her welcome was needed after our drive from Denver. She told us all about the main lodge, the history of the...

2Thank Nicole H
Cypress, Texas
Reviewed 23 June 2016

​Rainbow Trout Ranch goes well beyond beyond the average dude ranch vacation. The meals are top notch - homemade, one of a kind recipes and smiling, happy service. The teen and kid programs are fun and very interactive. My brother and I were part of the teen program, and we had a blast. Our counselor was awesome, we played lots...

1Thank txgirl2018
Leawood, Kansas
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Growing up in the midwest, when we would drive past livestock and 'that odor' would filter into the car, my father would say, "That's the smell of money." A similar scent mixes with pine in the crisp mountain air at The Rainbow Trout Ranch. Our family just spent a week at this magical place. The ranch is owned/operated by the...

6Thank rthomas897

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Spectacular guest ranch set at 9000' in the southern Colorado Rockies. Superb riding and fishing, fun kids' and teen programs, evening activities, trapshooting and more. The adventure of a lifetime. Share our special brand of western hospitality and see why folks keep coming back for more! Member of all accredited associations, Horse Safety certified. Top Ten Dude Ranch. Signature Ranch. All-inclusive, and exclusive. Wonderful experience in every way. Come share it with us! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rainbow Trout Ranch

Address: 1484 Fdr 250, P.O. Box 458, Antonito, CO 81120-9303
Region: United States > Colorado > Antonito
Price Range: €1,313 - €1,689 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Rainbow Trout Ranch Hotel Antonito
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“ALL cabins have beautiful mountain views.”
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