Rates & Packages

Rates for Fall 2016

Join us for an unforgettable guest ranch adventure this fall, August 28 to October 31. You can choose among our three special packages. And don’t miss the special packages detailed below.

All-Inclusive Ranch Adventure
Dates Available: Aug. 28 – Oct. 31, 2016

Enjoy the ranch’s beautiful colors, breathtaking scenery, delicious farm-to-table cuisine and plenty of Rocky Mountain activities to choose from. One, half-day guided activity (per person, per day) is included per three-night stay, plus full use of the ranch facilities, self-guided hiking and biking, and much more. Three-night minimum stay. 

Note: There is a $300 charge per day per extra person in any accommodation over occupancy. Click here for our complete reservation and cancellation policies.

Smith Fork Ranch Adventure

All-Inclusive Romantic Mountain Getaway
Dates Available: Aug. 28 – Oct. 31, 2016

With its cozy, rustic elegance, Smith Fork Ranch is the perfect place of all for a weekend escape for you and the one closest to your heart. Upon arrival at the Mountain House’s West Elk Suite or your luxury cabin, you’ll find flowers, a box of chocolates and a complimentary bottle of champagne from our wine cellar. Along with use of all ranch facilities, you and your special someone will receive a massage for two; a private half-day guided adventure for two; and Smith Fork’s renowned farm-to-table meals. Three-night package: $4,195.

Lodging with Breakfast
Dates Available: Aug. 28 – Oct. 31, 2016

For those wishing to spend a few nights to enjoy Smith Fork’s luxurious lodging amenities, fine farm-to-table cuisine and outstanding scenery, we offer Bed & Breakfast rates during the fall. A la carte activities, lunch and dinner available at an additional cost. Minimum two-night stay; rates are per person.

Smith Fork Ranch Lodging

SPECIAL OFFER: Book 3 Nights & Get 4TH Night Free!

Join Us for Our Fall Season, August 28 – October 31, 2016

Escape into the West Elk Wilderness for a long weekend or during the week for an all-inclusive Fall Ranch Adventure: Fly fish the Smith Fork of the Gunnison that runs through the ranch … or take a guided trek into the backcountry to fish streams in the surrounding Gunnison National Forest. Our wranglers will guide you on horseback into the mountains that surround the ranch with spectacular views through golden aspens, crimson mountain oak and blue spruce. And, there’s more options: Sporting clays, archery and hiking and biking in the mountains.

End the day in the Old Elk Lodge with a glass of wine in front of the fire … followed by the season’s farm-to-table dinner from Chef Marcus Parrot.

Luxurious ranch accommodations in cabins or Mountain House.

All Inclusive Romantic Getaways and B&B rates available as well, space available (see below).

Call for reservations 970-921-3454.


Colorado Residents Join Us for Our Fall Season

August 28-October 31, 2016

Smith Fork Ranch is offering 20% Off Fall Rates for Colorado Residents!

Call for reservations 970-921-3454.

Book Your 2017 Summer Ranch Getaway Today

Rates are now available for our six-night, all-inclusive Signature Western Vacation Experience between June 18 and September 2, 2017. All stays include luxury amenities and accommodations with magnificent views that are individually decorated in a refined yet rustic style; superb cuisine served at all ranch meals, including campfire breakfast, barbecue, trailside picnics and gourmet farm-to-table cuisine with fine dining services; and two, half-day guided activities per person per day. Click for a complete list of amazing experiences available as part of your Signature vacation.

Mountain House Individual Rooms (two-person occupancy) $8,000 Can’t stay six nights? Select four or five-night stays are available in June, July and August. Contact our reservations team for specific dates at 970-921-3454 or via email at reservations@smithforkranch.com.
West Elk Suite (two-person occupancy in Mountain House) $9,000
Spruce Cabin (two-person occupancy) $9,500
Aspen Cabin (4-5 person occupancy) $15,500
Oak Cabin (four-person occupancy) $15,500
River House (6-10 person occupancy) $30,000
Mountain House (10-person occupancy) $40,000

Note: There is a $525 charge per day per extra person in any accommodation over occupancy. Click here for our complete reservation and cancellation policies.


Spring & Fall 2017 Rates, May 25-June 18 & September 3-October 29

Mountain House Individual Rooms (two-person occupancy) $1,015 Three-night minimum stay. Check in after 3pm, check out after 11am. Rates include: accommodation, meals, and 1 guided activity/person/day. Contact our reservations team for specific dates at 970-921-3454 or via email at reservations@smithforkranch.com.
West Elk Suite (two-person occupancy in Mountain House) $1,125
Spruce Cabin (two-person occupancy) $1,190
Aspen Cabin (4-5 person occupancy) $1,940
Oak Cabin (four-person occupancy) $1,940
River House (6-10 person occupancy) $3,750
Note: There is a $315 charge per day per extra person in any accommodation over occupancy. Click here for our complete reservation and cancellation policies.

BB&D Spring & Fall Rates – May 25-June 17 & September 3-October 29

Mountain House Individual Rooms (two-person occupancy) $275 Prices are per person, per night. Contact our reservations team for specific dates at 970-921-3454 or via email at reservations@smithforkranch.com.
West Elk Suite (two-person occupancy in Mountain House) $325
Spruce Cabin (two-person occupancy) $325
Aspen Cabin (4-5 person occupancy) $325
Oak Cabin (four-person occupancy) $325
River House (6-10 person occupancy) $425

Includes breakfast and dinner. Lunch is additional $20


More About Your All-Inclusive Signature Experience

Access to all ranch recreational facilities:

  • Go fly fishing on three private miles of the Smith Fork of the Gunnison, Second Creek
  • Take one of our specialized mountain bikes for a spin up our dirt road and onto some mountain trails
  • Swim off the floating dock at the hillside swimming pond
  • Play a round or two of horseshoes or corn hole
  • Plant and pick vegetables and fruits in our organic farmstead garden
  • Relax in a hammock by the ponds
  • Walk the signed paths along river and ponds
  • Enjoy bird watching
  • Gather for a sing-a-long and s’mores around the fire
  • Star gaze up into the clearest sky you’ve ever seen
  • Enjoy our collection of books, games and puzzles

Two, half-day guided outdoor activities per person every day of your stay:

  • Begin with an orientation ride, where you’ll meet your horse and learn from our expert wranglers
  • Saddle up for a guided horseback riding on ranch trails and up into the surrounding mountain wilderness
  • Hone your skills during a fly casting clinic and fly fishing experience with our guides; top-of-the-line equipment provided
  • Receive arena riding instruction (necessary in preparation for working cattle and team penning)
  • Enjoy equine events in our 250-foot arena: Working cattle, group riding instruction, and team penning (available on scheduled days)
  • Hone your skills during a fly casting clinic and fly fishing experience with our guides; top-of-the-line equipment is provided
  • Go on a private ½ day guided fly fishing adventure
  • Take an all-day ride into the wilderness for back country fishing in pristine mountain drainages
  • Shoot Sporting Clays at our world-class five-stand shooting platform, featuring renowned Beretta shotguns, a flurry trap, 3 harrier traps and vistas, with instruction from our expert guides
  • Take aim with a long bow at our archery range and six-station adventure course, with instruction provided by our expert guide
  • Go on a guided mountain biking trek on ranch and National Forest trails; top quality bikes and equipment provided. Mountain bike challenge course available as well
  • Hike gorgeous Rocky Mountain trails accompanied by a guide

Ranch-organized events throughout the week:

  • Go on a morning horseback ride stopping along the way at a trailside camp for breakfast cooked over an open fire
  • Ride your horse up to Vista Mountain, stopping for hors d’oeuvres, wine, camaraderie and spectacular views
  • Gather for a weekly campfire with roasted s’mores and staff sing a long
  • Dance or tap your feet to live music in our open-air pavilion

Half-day guided youth adventures for children ages 6-11 (available through August 27):

  • Storytelling in authentic Ute Indian teepees
  • Climbing the multi-level tree house
  • Learning to ride horses and care for them
  • Developing new skills such as archery or mountain biking
  • Scavenger hunts, water balloon games, ultimate football, soccer, swimming in the pond and hiking
  • Nature walks learning about the flora and fauna of Colorado
  • Arts and crafts in the kids tents… and much more!

Note: Half-day morning adventures are from 9 a.m.-noon; half-day afternoon adventure are from 2-5 p.m. Nightly kids dinners are available at 6 p.m.  All children are returned to their parents by 8:30 p.m. or babysitting rates at $18 per hour will be applied.