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45362 Needle Rock Rd, Crawford, CO 81415-9114 See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
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Smith Fork luxury ranch is located on Colorado's Western Slope, approximately 7 1/2 miles east of the town of Crawford at an elevation of 7200'. The Ranch is nestled within the beautiful Gunnison National ...More Forest adjoining the wild, untamed West Elk Wilderness Area. The luxury ranch and its surrounding areas are home to stunning mountains, abundant rivers, high altitude streams and lakes, and breathtaking views. The Ranch itself has three miles of frontage along the Smith Fork of the Gunnison River and seven trout ponds. Intimate Colorado ranch offering rustic luxury in the Rockies. Customize your unique family adventure. You can enjoy horseback riding, fishing and hiking the same land that the Ute Indians, Teddy Roosevelt and John Muir fell in love with. Experience a horseback riding vacation in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Discover our special part of Colorado where generations of western ranch culture blend with exceptional artists, craftsmen and artisanal makers of Colorado's best foods and wines. Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Refrigerator in room
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette, Accessible rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$250 - US$450 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Smith Fork Ranch Hotel Crawford
United States > Colorado > Crawford
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

This was an extraordinary and phenomenal vacation and if we could give Smith Fork Ranch (SFR) 6 stars out of 5, we would. The activities (horseback riding, fly fishing, archery, clay shooting and spa) were so much fun and made even more so by the...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Our room was spacious including a living room with fireplace. The standards at this ranch compare to the finest found anywhere. Beautifully trained staff, excellent meals and presentation, incredibly friendly and personable employees at every level. We especially enjoyed the intimate size with a maximum...More

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Response from Tim J, General Manager at Smith Fork RanchResponded 8 November 2017

Thank you for the great review. I agree that Chef Marcus runs an outstanding culinary program here at Smith Fork Ranch. He utilizes the bounty of the local farms and ranches in addition to our own farmstead garden. We had a very productive year in...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017

The food here is what is amazing. We are locals and eat here about once a month. The atmosphere is real old West and the service is perfect. Everything is locally sourced and the presentation is beautifully understated.

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Response from Tim J, General Manager at Smith Fork RanchResponded 8 November 2017

We always enjoy seeing our local friends and while our 2017 guest season is coming to a close for this year, we will be having our monthly supper club for locals starting on November 17! We hope to see you again soon. Thank you! Tim

Reviewed 2 August 2017

Whilst in Vancouver and due to many forest fires our Canadian dude ranch cancelled on us which turned out in our favor because our travel agents Scott Dunn recommended smithfork ranch who had space for my family of six in their river house From the...More

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Response from Tim J, General Manager at Smith Fork RanchResponded 13 August 2017

While we are never happy about a forest fire, we are very happy that we were given the opportunity to meet you and your family. We enjoyed your visit very much and are all very happy that you were able to have some fun. I...More

Reviewed 3 July 2017

We spent a full week at SFR and had a blast. Every day was full of activities (if you wanted) and we got from almost zero horseriding experience to a very comfortable level that let us handle the horses independently and the way we wanted,...More

Thank MU1985
Response from Tim J, General Manager at Smith Fork RanchResponded 11 August 2017

Thank you Michaela! We had fun with you and Eric and hope to see you again soon, at Smith Fork Ranch and in Germany!

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"We stayed in the Mountain house with our family (7 people) and it was perfect."
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"We were on the main floor of Mountain House in a one bedroom suite. Wonderful!"
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"Try their Smith Fork wine...ver nice"
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"All rooms and lodges are first class for the cowboy experience"
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