The Notch Ranch is a jewel of a historic ranch…
Starting at $600 per person per night
Granby, Grand County, Colorado, United States
Starting at $600 per person per night
No matter if you’re a family of city slickers or seasoned horseback riders, a Colorado vacation at one of the country’s most celebrated, historic dude ranches is an experience that brings the whole family together. C Lazy U, an all-inclusive, year-round guest ranch in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, offers the best of both worlds: high-class amenities and down-home experiences, with luxurious cabins, gourmet meals, daily trail rides and plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy all year round.
Unique Features: The C Lazy U Ranch has been recognized by The Orvis Company as part of its collection of top quality fly fishing lodges in North America. They are one of only five endorsed lodges in the state of Colorado. What this means to the guests is that the C Lazy U meets and exceeds the expectations of quality as set forth by Orvis, both on and off the water.
Accommodations: You will stay in beautifully-appointed, spacious rooms that guarantee first-class comfort and solitude. Most of the guest rooms feature stone fireplaces with western décor and personal touches that will make you feel perfectly at home. This all-inclusive family vacation includes daily housekeeping service, nightly bed turn-down during the high season months, plush robes, coffee, tea and cocoa in your room.
As Suite As It Gets: When money is no object, go for the Midnight Trail Lodge which is a luxury private rental villa. Large groups often ask for the biggest and best accommodation, and Midnight Trail Lodge fits the bill with over 3,600 square feet, four bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, a two-car garage, full kitchen, bar, huge family room and private hot tub and fire pit.
Dining: The ranch has expanded and elevated the treasured “home on the range” dining experience by providing decadent and wholesome curated meals, as a part of the all-inclusive program. As guests of the ranch gather indoors or out for the perfect cocktail and appetizers, the Chef is putting the finishing touches on his original daily creations. The sumptuous aromas swirl around you and the feel of home and family naturally settles in.
Activities: The summer offers guests amazing horseback riding, children’s programs, archery, fly-fishing, ropes course, zip line, mountain biking, hiking, and more on this massive ranch. Fishing opportunities are endless! Winter activities go through the end of March. Enjoy snowy horseback riding, ice skating, snowmobiling, and cross-country skiing.
Spa & Fitness: Let the pampering begin! Treat yourself and your loved ones during your stay in the top-rated “Lazy You Spa” that sits along Willow Creek. Six luxurious tents comprise one of Colorado’s most unique spas, giving you an unparalleled resort experience. Two of the massage tents are suspended over the river and have glass floors, so you can look into the river below during a relaxing massage.
Location: Granby is located in Grand County in Middle Park and is at an elevation of approximately 8,000 feet. The town is surrounded by spectacular mountain scenery and is a recreation paradise. The population is approximately 1864. The location is in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. It allows local residents and visitors to enjoy downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, gold-medal river and lake fishing, and other exciting outdoor activities.
Closest Airport: Denver International Airport (DIA) is the closest commercial airport. Denver (DIA) is 100 miles, Kremmling Airport (private jets) is 30 miles, or Granby Airport (private jets) is 10 miles.
Children’s Programs: Yes, their Kids and Teens Program is perfect for kids of all ages, toddlers get their first taste of ranch life, while teens socialize with their peers, and the adults get to do things their way. At the end of the day, families and other guests gather to share the memories they’ve made that day, swapping stories around a cozy fire or participating in special events with the kids.
Pet Friendly: No, unfortunately pets are not allowed at C Lazy U Ranch.
Weddings: Yes, for an unforgettable destination wedding, whisk your guests off to a charming dude ranch in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. C Lazy U Ranch provides a romantic, rustic western ambiance and sweeping mountain vistas, as well as the luxury that only destination wedding resorts can provide. Designers and catering staff can work with any theme, such as rustic barn weddings, bohemian weddings, Wild West weddings and more.
Meetings: As one of the best group event venues in Colorado, the ranch is a prime location for executive and corporate retreats, meetings and team building activities. The ranch combines the fun of outdoor adventure and the relaxation of a real vacation with enough professional space for serious corporate meetings. With over 8,000 square feet of meeting space to complement the 8,500 acres of land, they are sure to have the perfect location for your meetings.
Extra Info: Enjoy the oversized, family-friendly hot tub by the pool and Patio House, you’ll love the waterfall feature. Unlike the pool, which is open seasonally, the hot tub is open year-round and is perfect to relax those sore muscles after a day in the saddle.