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Rainbow Trout Ranch

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Tallmadge, Ohio
Reviewed 21 March 2015

This was our 5th trip to Rainbow Trout Ranch. The first 4 were with our children - it is an AWESOME place for a family vacation. This trip was an adult only vacation for us - it was fabulous. We will never try another ranch - this one is too perfect.

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1Thank sharon b
Mill Valley, California
Reviewed 19 January 2015

My family has been going to dude ranches for family vacations and then family reunions for over 40 years. They are great for brining multiple generations together - everyone can find their own activity. We have gone to RTR for the past 20 years - every other or there about - and it has provided great memories and enjoyment for...

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3Thank Tim W
Bethesda, MD
Reviewed 10 November 2014

This summer we spent a wonderful week at Rainbow Trout Ranch. This trip represented our sixth ranch vacation but the first at a different ranch. We chose Rainbow Trout Ranch for several reasons: the children's program, the location and the option of trying some additional activities that were not offered at the ranch we had visited previously (white water rafting,...

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2Thank salsdad
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2014

Our first Dude Ranch and what an experience! This is a fabulous, supremely well run family affair set in glorious surroundings. The staff are efficient, friendly and fun, the food is very good and the horses are amazing. Under a canopy of blue we set off on numerous rides across meadows, through rivers climbing to the Aspen forests which with...

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2Thank Martin H
Iowa
Reviewed 28 September 2014

RTR is family owned and it shows. Doug & Linda and David & Jane (and their children) provide wonderful Iowa roots hospitality and treat you like family. The scenery is spectacular, especially while relaxing on the porch or out horseback riding. The lodge and cabins are immaculately spotless and every detail has been well thought out. There is no internet,...

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1Thank iachik
Grand Haven, Michigan
Reviewed 25 September 2014

My family has been going now for 19 years! We have been to several ranches as well over the years and none of them come close to the activities at Rainbow Trout Ranch. The riding program is fantastic. Lodging, food, staff, and the owners are all wonderful. I have been fly fishing for over 30 years and have fished in...

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2Thank smoki
Summerfield, North Carolina
Reviewed 22 September 2014

We have been to many ranches but this is the one that we would keep going back to! The hospitality of the hosts and staff was superior! The accommodations were modest but clean and comfortable and very appropriate to the ranch atmosphere. The food was outstanding as well as the service and accommodation of special requests. Horses were of good...

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2Thank Katy T
Maryland
Reviewed 20 September 2014

Four of us stayed 3 days at this lovely place. We loved the friendliness of the owners and staff, the setting, the cabins, the meals, the hikes, and the horses. Being September, we were there at the end of the season, but our horses were fresh and sound, responsive, and looked great. The scenery is wonderful. They showed us a...

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1Thank Lynn S
Perth, Western Australia
Reviewed 14 September 2014

We went again - can't help ourselves. Great outdoors Rocky Mountain scenes, hugely friendly people, good horses. Huge fun. Trotting, loping, moseying, equal to the best trail riding we have ever done. A week is good. 2 weeks is better. It's a fair trip to get there, but worth it. Really a big trip for us, because we came from...

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2Thank dazzarapley
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 10 September 2014

If you are looking for a GREAT dude ranch, RTR is your place. Let me start off with the owners, as soon as you arrive you become part of their family, and the staff is wonderful, TIP great, they are worth it. The food is home made and you will not be hungry at the end of the day, it...

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Free Internet
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  • 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: €1,289 - €1,658 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Rainbow Trout Ranch Hotel Antonito
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