Colorado Adventures / Wilderness Aware Rafting in Out of Area
Colorado's second most popular outdoor activity is horseback riding. The closest horseback rides are located near the Arkansas River. Our shorter rides follow a cottonwood lined creek with views of the valley's signature 14,197 foot peak, Mt. Princeton. The Chalk Cliffs flank the peak with sheer, craggy and impossibly white stone, unique to Colorado. Longer horseback rides climb the edge of adjacent 14.269 foot Mt. Antero. Most horseback rides are ... Read More
Entertaining families in the Vail Valley for over 20 years in a private Ranch setting. 20 minutes from Beaver Creek and 25 minutes from Vail, 4 Eagle Ranch was homesteaded in the 1880s and still has original cabins, gorgeous open pastures and beautiful snowcapped mountain views, offering a genuine Colorado experience to visitors. Open to the public for the popular Western Family Night, Free Rodeo, horseback riding, zip-line adventures, wine tasting room, ... Read More
Enjoy the company of a knowledgable guide who will share with you the history of the land through which you ride. Catch glimpses of deer and elk in aspen groves and wildflower-covered meadows. The trail will be navigated by a beautiful, well-loved horse selected to fit your riding ability.
Backcountry advanced rides through the White River National Forest and Holy Cross Wilderness are also available. A true Rocky Mountain experience that is fun for the ... Read More
Triple G Outfitters offers winter trail rides Tuesday through Saturday. This experience gives you a wonderful opportunity to view wildlife such as deer, elk, coyotes and eagles, as well as breathtaking panoramas of the Sawatch Range and Castle Peak. Take advantage of a break from the slopes and ride through the new-fallen snow with Triple G. Children must be at least six years old for trail rides. Call for reservations or visit our website for ... Read More
An authentic Western Colorado experience! Being in the saddle is about as American West as you can get. Lakota Guides Colorado horseback tours in the summer are a magical experience. The mountains are alive with wildlife and the sweet smell of wildflowers. You may see elk, deer and bighorn sheep filling their bellies on the abundant grass. Turs are operated on a private historic working ranch. One-hour and two-hour Cattle drives and Custom tours ... Read More
Guides steer riders through a sage meadow and up to a scenic lookout above the town of Vail, with views of the Gore Range, Vail Mountain, and the Vail Valley. Giddy-up through a majestic forest and meander through an Aspen glade - and keep your eyes peeled for signs of deer turning and elk. Before arriving back at the ranch, pass by Cow Camp, which provides an excellent photo opportunity with a rustic historic herder's shack from a bygone era.
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Kick up your heels on this half-day ranch experience. Meet your wrangler and your horse in Wolcott, near Vail, and head out for a ride that will take you back a hundred years to the times of cowboys and mountain men. Your guide will help you round up the 50-60 head of Corriente Cattle and drive them back to the homestead.
You'll be surrounded by hillsides of sagebrush and mountain flowers, mesa trails and majestic views where the Utes once spread ... Read More
Advanced Adventure Ride -Immerse yourself in western tradition; ride horses through the majestic Colorado Flat Tops. Views of the Maroon Bells, the Sawatch Range & New York Mountains. A cowboy lunch is provided. Sunset Ride -A breathtaking horseback ride that finishes with appetizers and dinner on the lovely lakeside deck while enjoying the hummingbirds.Wine & Cheese Picnic Ride -A scenic horseback ride with a delectable picnic of gourmet delights ... Read More