About Sylvan Dale

The Heritage Lodge at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch

The Heritage Lodge

Sylvan Dale is an historic working horse and cattle ranch (our all-natural Heart-J beef is delicious and available for purchase). Guests go on cattle drives and cattle roundups, trail rides, and overnight pack trips, take horseback riding lessons and play "Gymkhana" games on horseback. So c’mon and saddle up, discover your "inner cowboy," and experience the old-fashioned family hospitalityand cowboy culture of the historic American West.

Named “Best Family Vacation” by Frommer’s Colorado guidebook and rated among the "Top Ten Colorado Dude Ranches" by True West Magazine, and Cowboys & Indians’ Best Of The West, June 2011, Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch offers year ‘round outdoor adventure. Come join the fun—any season!

During the ten weeks of summer (mid-June thru August) we host six-night dude ranch vacations, plus groups on Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning. During the rest of the year (fourth week in August through mid-June), we host group events such as overnight conferences and retreats, family, class, or company reunions, business meetings, celebration dinners,receptions and picnics. We also offer bed & breakfast stays, unforgettable holiday packages, special events and the best weddings in Loveland!

Conveniently located just one hour from Denver in the Colorado foothills near Rocky Mountain National Park and Estes Park, Sylvan Dale’s 3200-acre Dude Ranch and Retreat Center is nestled along the banks of Colorado’s beautiful Big Thompson River. Trophy trout fly fishing, nature experiences, tennis, swimming, and other activities await you. The more you discover about Sylvan Dale, the better it gets!

For you good folks who care about nature and the environment, you’ll appreciate our green philosophy and passion for sustainable practices. At Sylvan Dale, we pride ourselves on being excellent stewards of our land, livestock, and resident wildlife.

To learn more about Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch, please visit our website at SylvanDale.com

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