Steamboat Springs

Vista Verde Ranch

4-star hotel
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Vista Verde Ranch, Clark, Colorado United States 80428
Vista Verde Ranch

Nestled deep in the Rocky Mountains, Vista Verde is a unique luxury ranch experience for all seasons.

The ranch offers accommodation in secluded, romantic log cabins and deluxe lodge rooms. Each cabin has a fireplace or wood-burning stove and a private hot tub on the deck to relax in while enjoying the panorama of the national forest and the star-filled sky.

Enjoy gourmet meals in our cozy dining room as well as a wine tasting and a cooking class with our talented chefs. Most dietary restrictions are easily accommodated.

Summer activities include guided horseback riding, hiking, mountain biking, fly fishing, paddle boarding, yoga, and more.

Winter activities include back country skiing, snowshoeing, horseback riding, sleigh rides, ice fishing, and more.

Honeymooners looking for something a bit different will relish in the diversity of activities, the romance of the private cabins, and the ease of all-inclusive pricing. Our small guest capacity allows us to prioritize personalizing each guests stay, and the laid back atmosphere paired with the natural beauty of the surroundings makes for the perfect way to relax and recharge.


In Room Amenities:

  • Complimentary welcome basket of goodies and stocked beverages
  • Robes
  • Local bath products
  • Fireplace or wood-burning stove (cabin)
  • Private hot tub on the deck (cabin)
  • Luxury linens
  • Down comforters

On site Amenities:

  • Outdoor swimming pool (summer only)
  • Adventure Center
  • Indoor Arena
  • Fitness Room
  • Massage room
  • Great Room

Available Activities:


  • Horseback riding on the many trails surrounding the ranch
  • Informative horsemanship clinics and semi-private lessons
  • Guided hikes in the surrounding National Forest and Wilderness Areas
  • Guided mountain biking on our full-suspension bikes
  • Paddle boarding on nearby high alpine lakes
  • Guided fly fishing with first class equipment and instruction
  • Weekly photography workshop with professional photographer
  • Weekly cooking classes and wine tasting
  • Archery instruction and 3D shooting course.
  • Twice weekly yoga, including Wild Yoga
  • Transportation to and from Steamboat for shopping or exploring
  • Evening entertainment (barn dance, musical entertainers, et al)


  • Guided back country ski and snowshoe tours
  • Use of our 20 k.m. of groomed track for skate and classic skiing
  • Use of our equipment for back country skiing, skate and classic skiing, and snowshoeing
  • Tubing, with snowmobiles to get you back up (it’s not just for kids!)
  • Horseback rides in the snow
  • Informative horsemanship in our indoor arena
  • Sleigh rides
  • Twice weekly Yoga, including Snoga
  • A weekly photography workshop with professional photographer
  • Fat biking on our Salsa bikes
  • A weekly cooking class and a wine tasting
  • Transportation to and from Steamboat in ranch Suburbans
  • Evening entertainment some evenings (Musical entertainers, movie nights, etc…


Three meals a day are served in the Main Lodge, out on the patio, or on the trail.  Hearty ranch breakfasts range from power bowls to buttermilk pancakes alongside fresh fruit and pastries.  Lunches vary from burgers on the grill to hearty salads and fish tacos.  And dinners alternate between casual family style bbq cookouts to multi-course gourmet events.  Most dietary restrictions are easily accommodated.


  • Steamboat Ski Resort for downhill skiing or snowboarding
  • Dogsledding adventures
  • Shopping in downtown Steamboat Springs

Vista Verde Ranch Tour