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Saddleback Ranch

#4 of 50 Outdoor Activities in Steamboat Springs Features Animals
37350 County Road 179, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487-9501
+1 970-879-3711
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It was January and freezing, and we wanted a sleigh ride, so we signed up for an evening at... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Houston, Texas
My daughter's 21st birthday trip

Beautiful scenery & friendly staff - it was an indescribable experience. We chose the two-hour... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
Brandi H
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A 8,000 acre fourth generation working cattle ranch 15 miles west of Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Escape to Saddleback Ranch to enjoy a relaxing day of riding, working cattle and seeing some gorgeous scenery. It is a day you will never forget! Saddleback Ranch is a located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Family Owned and Operated!In the winter we offer:2 hour Photo Opportunity Horseback Rides, Snowmobile Tours and Dinner Tours, Dinner Sleigh Rides YEE-HAW Tubing Hill. In the summer we offer:Cattle Drives- a 4 hour ride moving cattle2 hour Photo Opportunity Rides- Afternoon Horseback or Wagon Dinner Rides ATV Tours
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sleigh ride” (73 reviews)
“snow tubing” (36 reviews)
37350 County Road 179, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487-9501
+1 970-879-3711
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was January and freezing, and we wanted a sleigh ride, so we signed up for an evening at Saddleback Ranch. We waited quite a while for the SB bus to fetch us at the condo, and the ranch is outside of Steamboat Springs. The...More

Thank deng29
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

We're sorry your evening was "so-so". Our family strives to make every guest's experience here a great one. We really do have a lot of great feedback from guests that join us on our dinner rides, so we hope you will give us a second...More

Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful scenery & friendly staff - it was an indescribable experience. We chose the two-hour photo opportunity and it was well worth it. We hope to return someday for the cuddle drive.

Thank Brandi H
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

We are so glad you enjoyed your ride. Would love to have you back for the cattle drive!

Reviewed 23 May 2017

Never been riding but was paired well with my horse and felt safe. Not on a straight path was able to let horse meander in the fields through our course. Great open spaces, true riding, did not feel like the horses were "walking in a...More

Thank Christine S
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind words and we are glad you enjoyed your ride! Come back and see us again!

Reviewed 1 April 2017

We had a wonderful time on this two hour horseback ride through some of Saddle Back Ranch's 8,000 acres. This authentic ranch goes back five generations of cowboys and cowgirls, with the next generation predominantly young women, I look forward to returning next time we're...More

Thank loiemerritt
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for coming! We're always excited when someone leaves the ranch with a new found love for horses - maybe a future cowgirl in the works!

Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

We originally signed up for the sleigh ride, but there wasn't enough snow due to the warm weather so they switched it to a wagon ride. Everyone had a blast, especially my daughters (9 and 6). Very casual and relaxed. Food was perfect and service...More

Thank BrendoNYC
Management response:Responded 25 March 2017

Thank you so much for coming! Hope to see you again :)

Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Even despite the melting snow (which required us to have wheels instead of sleigh runners), and the spring time change (which made this a ride in daylight hours rather than a starlit wintry evening), we still had an absolute lovely time! Highly recommend! It's clear...More

Thank amygos
Management response:Responded 20 March 2017

Thank you so much for the kind words!!! We are so glad that you and your family had such a wonderful time and we look forward to seeing you again some day soon!

Reviewed 15 March 2017

While we ere disappointed that the sledding was cancelled, there is nothing that can be done about the weather. We showed up a little later to enjoy the sled ride and dinner, and it was so fun. The moon came out for the sled ride...More

Thank Shane B
Management response:Responded 17 March 2017

So Glad you had a fun evening with us. Even Mr. moon was smiling.

Reviewed 13 March 2017

We loved snow tubing at Saddleback Ranch! We enjoyed it so much, we went the following day too! Everyone at the ranch is super helpful and friendly. The ranch is also easy to get to with their shuttle. It will pick you up at the...More

1  Thank 824maggiec
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for joining us! Hope to see you next winter!

Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Took my wife and sister to saddle back ranch . We did the sleigh ride and dinner, Horse back riding and snowmobile tour. It was the highlight of our vacation . Mr Justin his family and tour guides where absolutely the BEST. Words cannot say...More

Thank zacharyplumbingllc
Management response:Responded 13 March 2017

Thank you for your kind words! I know that Justin enjoyed meeting you and we're all looking forward to you joining us again next year. Come and see us in the summer if you have the chance! Blessings, Cara

Reviewed 9 March 2017

My husband and I are over 60 yrs old and had a great, fun time. Loved being picked up at Gondola Square. Quite a few people out tubing but lines were short and never seemed crowded on the slopes.

Thank Carol M
Management response:Responded 10 March 2017

Thank you so much for coming!

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Kristi C
Are there any discounts for a party of 10?
31 January 2017|
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Response from Thomas F | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. I'd call them. Oh...Go Falcons! (ATL is my hometown!)
Candace C
Their Web page shows an ATV. Do they have them for rental or is it "bring your own"?
17 August 2016|
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Response from SaddlebackRanch | Property representative |
Yes, that is correct. We sold our ATV business in 2016.
Suanne B
What is the elevation of Saddleback?
22 March 2016|
Response from SaddlebackRanch | Property representative |
The elevation of Steamboat Springs, CO is 6,732 Ft. and the elevation of Hayden airport is 6,606 Ft. Saddleback Ranch is half way in between the two... The ranch is 8,000 acres, so it really depends on where you are on the... More