• Dude Ranch Colorado - Best Family Vacation
  • Dude Ranch Colorado - Best Family Vacation
  • Dude Ranch Colorado - Best Family Vacation
  • Dude Ranch Colorado - Best Family Vacation
  • Dude Ranch Colorado - Best Family Vacation
  • Dude Ranch Colorado - Best Family Vacation
  • Dude Ranch Colorado - Best Family Vacation
  • Dude Ranch Colorado - Best Family Vacation
  • Dude Ranch Colorado - Best Family Vacation
  • Dude Ranch Colorado - Best Family Vacation
  • Dude Ranch Colorado - Best Family Vacation
  • Dude Ranch Colorado - Best Family Vacation
Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch — Experience the Beauty — (970) 667-3915

Bed, Breakfast & Western Beauty! Bed, Breakfast and Western Beauty!

Whether a simple single day event*, complete week-long retreat or anything in-between you can count on a memorable experience at Sylvan Dale.

When you come for a bed and breakfast stay at Sylvan Dale you'll get a lot more than just a comfortable night's rest and a hearty ranch breakfast, you'll get our timeless western ambiance combined with 3,200 acres of foothills beauty to explore!

Located in the Rocky Mountain foothills just 10 minutes from Loveland and an easy hour from Denver, you will be charmed by the sense of restful seclusion. Our cabins are nestled within our secluded valley. The western lifestyle always encourages a good night's sleep and a hearty appetite.

Private Group Events Private Group Events

Make your private event more memorable by coming to Sylvan Dale! We are the preferred local destination for many who choose to host their class reunion, birthday party, graduation celebration, quinceañera or other private event at our beautiful ranch facilities.

Our one of a kind western style and friendly atmosphere is the crowning touch on your memorable occasion. Our experienced team is eager to help you design the perfect private event and will treat you to our legendary hospitality!

Cowgirl Roundup Cowgirl Roundup

This exciting, ladies only, multi-night package provides lots of saddle time and opportunities to hone your riding skills. Whether you're a beginner or advanced rider we have a beautiful, responsive and safe horse that's just perfect for you! Learn more about our Cowgirl Roundup getaways.

More than Just Pumpkin Pie! More than Just Pumpkin Pie!

Our "More than Just Pumpkin Pie" getaway serves up plenty of great food and fun! It's a Thanksgiving mini-dude vacation stuffed with old-fashioned, fun family festivities. Everybody needs time for recreation and this brisk Thanksgiving getaway is perfect for even the busiest of families.

Majestic Mountain Getaways Majestic Mountain Getaways

Would you welcome a weekend escape? Ready for a romantic rendezvous? How about a "Girl's Only" getaway? Today's busy pace has a way of wearing you down — it's important to take a little time to rest and rejuvenate, to recharge your reserves so you can continue to give life your best. Close to just about anywhere in Northern Colorado our "backyard" location makes Sylvan Dale the perfect close-by solution to the busy lifestyle!

Come experience one of our romantic getaways, holiday B&B packages, or join the gals for Cowgirl Roundup. Reunite at the ranch with friends past and present for your upcoming reunion.

There's lots to do! There's lots to do!

Rest and Ride!

Our gentle ranch-raised horses are ready to saddle up for a ride into the back country, the home of mule deer and majestic big horn sheep. And if you time it just right, you can look on for the jingling of the horses to their night pasture — if you've never stood near a galloping herd of horses as they travel by, you're in for a real treat!

For a different kind of adventure, bring your mountain bike or your fishing rod, your tennis racket or your golf clubs! Hike our private trails or snuggle up with a good book. Wind down with a relaxing massage before enjoying the view from your cabin.

"Camp" Sylvan Dale Camp Sylvan Dale

You can also choose to make Sylvan Dale your "base camp". There's a lot to do in a 30-mile radius. Birding is remarkable with grasslands and high elevation species only a short drive away. We have sighted numerous bird species right here in our valley! At your request, we will pack a "saddle bag lunch" for your day outing.

Loveland — "The Sweetheart City"

The town of Loveland, known for its foundries and bronze sculpture park, is only ten minutes down the road, offering museums, theater, antique shops, and shopping malls. Tee up at any of Loveland's three golf courses or take the City with HeART tour to visit the 18 HeART pieces located throughout the city. Watch for one of these HeART pieces on the north side of Highway 34 between Loveland and Sylvan Dale.


Photo Credit: Loveland Chamber

Fort Collins — Historic Army Fort and home to "Old Town"

Originally founded as an Army outpost in 1864, the nearby town of Fort Collins has become famous for its micro breweries such as C.B. & Potts, Coopersmith's Pub, New Belgium, and Odell Brewing. Total Disorder Porter, Poor Richard's Ale, Red Banshee Ale and 90 Shilling are just a few of the famous micro brews crafted in these quaint microbreweries. Fort Collins is steeped in a rich history and Old Town is a treasure to visit with its many historic buildings. A lively music scene, abundant parks and bike trails, and plenty of cultural activities are to be found in beautiful Fort Collins.

Estes Park — Gateway to The Rockies

Estes Park, the gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park is just a half-hour drive up the canyon. “The thirty-two mile drive from the city of Loveland to the entrance of Estes Park is one of the most beautiful drives in Colorado” (ColoradoInfo.com).