VISTA VERDE GUEST RANCH
Prestigious Colorado Guest Ranch Bordering National Forest with Up-to-Date & Refined Accommodations
Shadowed by the rugged peaks of the snowcapped Zirkel Range at the headwaters of the Elk River, the 552-acre Vista Verde Guest Ranch has over 80,000 square feet of refined improvements. No expense was spared with the recent renovation of the guest cabins, existing improvements and infrastructure. The new lodge addition, large indoor riding arena and luxury cabins provide the ultimate balance of indulgence and customized adventure for guests from around the world. Public land permits provide access to tens of thousands of acres in the surrounding Routt National Forest. Steamboat Springs, with its world-class skiing, boutique shopping and fine dining is a half-hour drive south of the ranch.
Vista Verde Guest Ranch is uniquely situated within national forest six miles east of Clark, Colorado. The picturesque drive from Clark is along a paved county road that parallels the wild and scenic Elk River. Clark, a charming and friendly community 17 miles north of Steamboat Springs, is home to a charter school, pre-school, fire station, country store, deli and post office. The friendly resort community of Steamboat Springs is 30 miles south of the ranch and about 160 miles northwest of Denver. The private yet easily accessible luxury ranch resort is set amidst the Rocky Mountain’s scenic natural beauty and is convenient to numerous recreational opportunities, facilities and amenities. The ranch is surrounded by the Routt National Forest which contains over one million acres stretching from Wyoming to central Colorado. Yampa Valley Regional Airport, with daily flights to Denver International Airport, is a one-hour drive south and west. During the ski season, direct flights are available from Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Houston, Newark, New York City, Minneapolis, and Los Angeles.
Steamboat Springs, with a population of about 12,000 is a popular resort community that features many amenities found in larger towns. Yampa Valley Medical Center, constructed in 1999, is a full service acute care hospital. The Bud Werner Memorial Library, recently constructed following an $11,000,000 voter-approved tax is a 28,000 sq.ft. state-of-the-art facility. Colorado Mountain College, an established community college, continues to experience growth and success and recently added two 4-year degree programs. Steamboat Ski Resort, among the top ranked ski resorts in the nation for powder, variety of runs and hospitality, has nearly 3,000 acres of skiable terrain ranging from 10,500 ft. along the Continental Divide to 6,900 ft. at the mountain village.