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Hartford, Ar
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We stayed here during the off season so I can't really speak to the dude ranch aspect of Deer Valley. What I can say is during the off season these are very reasonable price cabins. We booked a small cabin and it had a complete kitchen (except no dishwasher) and living area, 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. I would fit...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We stayed with our family for the weekend. Very clean nice cabin. Great prices for the off season. We brought our food and they had everything to cook with. We visited the hot tub and saw deer on the way back to the cabin.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We unfortuntaly missed the season by about 10 days. However we were welcomed and spent 1 night. We were self catering and found it quite difficult to find supplies nearby. Spent the evening huddled up around a roaring log fire watching old cowboy movies. Cabin was comfortable and adequately equipped. Could do with a little makeover

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Sydney
Reviewed 5 October 2016

My Wife & I stayed for 6 nights in August, and we both had an incredible time. Plenty of great activities such as horse riding, hiking, swimming, white water rafting and the list goes on. What really was a highlight to us was the great community that was at the Ranch. Deer Valley Ranch really create a great environment to...

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bevearlyjo, Front Office Manager at Deer Valley Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share about your time at DVR in August. We are so glad you enjoyed all the activities, food, and services we offer. We appreciate your suggestion that we provide helmets for horseback riders and plan to research this more. Thank you for your review!!

New Hampshire
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We stayed in August and our family had a fantastic time. The food was amazing, be prepared to eat a lot, the mountains fabulous and the staff was great. Our kids loved interacting with the wranglers and it was great to visit with the other guests on property. Our horseback riding experience was excellent and we rode once or twice...

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bevearlyjo, Front Office Manager at Deer Valley Ranch, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your August stay with us! We love that our amazing wranglers (especially Philip!) made such an impression on your children. We're glad you enjoyed the views from Pitkin and, yes, we plan to gradually update the cabins. Thank you so much for taking the time to share your DVR experience here and we look...

Belvidere, Illinois
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

They had a virus going around the week before we arrived. We were not warned of that before we checked in. I got sick on Thursday. That pretty well shot the rest of my stay. No apologies or money back. They made sure we would be out so other unsuspecting guests could use this same cabin. Don't go by the...

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bevearlyjo, Front Office Manager at Deer Valley Ranch, responded to this review

We want to extend our sincere apologies for the disappointments in your late summer stay at Deer Valley Ranch. We did have a few weeks where we experienced a unique but brief sickness that swept through the ranch. We sent out emails to all incoming guests prior to their arrival informing them of the situation. In addition, we took every...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Our family - 25 in total - all ages from Gma- & Gpa, children & spouses and 13 grandchildren from 17 to 7 months enjoyed the most memorable week at Deer Valley Ranch. Our week together turned out better than we could have hoped for. The atmosphere at the ranch supports family values, allows for multiple varied activities, provides for...

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bevearlyjo, Front Office Manager at Deer Valley Ranch, responded to this review

We are delighted that all 25 of you enjoyed your week at Deer Valley Ranch! Thank you for taking the time to share about your experiences here. We hope to see you Back at the Ranch again in the future!

Essex, Massachusetts
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We come back for the amazing people - guests and staff - , the food, the horses, the mountains, the pools! New owners continuing the same high quality service and facility! The kitchen cheerfully accommodated by flexitarian status. Best place ever!

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Beverly Jo J, Front Office Manager at Deer Valley Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us...again! We're delighted you enjoyed your return stay with us and look forward to your next visit!

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Great place to get away!! Loved riding horses/mules and discovering incredible mountain and lake views. We took advantage of the free golf fees in Buena Vista, excellent hiking trails (gorgeous wild flowers!), and hot spring pools too. Food was fantastic and all staff (mostly college kids) were incredibly nice & talented. Heard the fly fishing was awesome. Relax, laugh, &...

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Beverly Jo J, Front Office Manager at Deer Valley Ranch, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed the scenery, food, horseback riding, and more during your recent stay with us. We so appreciate your taking the time to share about your family adventures here. We look forward to your next vacation with us at DVR!

Carlsbad, California
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We had this vacation planned for a long time and never really knew how great it would turn out. Yes, we knew the Colorado Rockies were beautiful in the summer but the unique setting of Deer Valley Ranch just blew us away. Nestled under the Chalk Cliffs we had a stunning view of the valley and local mountains. Our family...

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Beverly Jo J, Front Office Manager at Deer Valley Ranch, responded to this review

Chuck, we are so glad you and your family enjoyed a wonderful stay with us at Deer Valley Ranch recently. We are delighted to hear that everyone in your extended family enjoyed the many activities we offer. We very much appreciate your taking the time to review us here and we hope to see you Back at the Ranch again!

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Destination Christian family dude and guest ranch, south central Colorado, located between two 14,000’ peaks. Horseback riding, whitewater rafting, hiking, fishing, children & teen programs, hot springs pools and outdoor hot tubs, outdoor meals, great food. Families, singles, couples and family reunions. Discount weeks. Open year round. September to May great for groups – church, ski and corporate - and weekend cabin rentals. Making memories since 1954. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Deer Valley Ranch

Address: 16825 County Road 162, Nathrop, CO 81236-7726
Region: United States > Colorado > Nathrop
Price Range: $107 - $356 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 25
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“We stayed in the Pitkin Cabin and had a wonderful view of the Chalk Cliffs and surrounding mountain ranges.”
 of 5 bubbles waterbug13, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Housed in three cabins - impeccably clean, some rustic which added to the adventure.”
 of 5 bubbles Dogaspen, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“In the lodge, rooms upstairs tend to be quieter. Cabins are great for independent family time - allow you to cook for yourself.”
 of 5 bubbles 676bridgetb, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Choices are a room in the lodge for up to 3 people comfortably or a roomy cabin.”
 of 5 bubbles anneA3576DG, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Cabins are best. The lodge is also good--second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Risinger, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
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