Your Out West Vacation Destination

Dark Timber Lodge is located between scenic Ridgeway and Telluride Colorado. The Lodge is surrounded by thousands of acres of National Forest for your great outdoor enjoyment. At 9600 feet the location is rural, but the Lodge conveniences are comfortable.

Comfortable accommodations:

The Lodge sleeps 24 guests comfortably. the Kitchen facilities include two five burner stoves with large ovens, refrigerator and freezer, food storage, and plenty of food prep area. The kitchen is fully equipped to meet all of your cooking needs. The dining room is centered around a huge stone fireplace. the living rooms and conversation areas are warmed by a wood stove. Three family guest rooms and a large bunkroom provide sleeping comfort for 24 guests. the interior walls are of a beautiful Colorado Aspen, wall to wall carpet and new bathroom facilities. Forty acres around the Lodge is fenced, with walking trails, an archery target course, three ponds stocked with fish, horse pastures and full access to the national forest


Miles of trails lead out from the Lodge with endless fun for hiking, horseback riding, ATV rides, and Jeeping. Scenic overlooks and aspen groves are a must for the photography enthusiast. Group Horseback rides and ATV tours leave from the Lodge. Guided: Fly Fishing, Lake Fishing, White Water Rafting, Kayaking and more available upon request.

Guests can make arrangements to bring their own horses or ATV's.

Dark Timber Lodge, your destination for:

  • Family Reunions
  • Group Events
  • Jeep Clubs
  • Horseback Riding Groups
  • Archery Clubs
  • Biking Groups
  • Fishing Clubs
  • Youth Groups
  • Church Retreats
  • Weekend Getaway
  • Nature Groups
  • ATV Groups


6 days and 5 nights

  • Up to 5 Guests $2500.00
  • 6 to 10 Guests $3000.00
  • 11 to 15 Guests $3500.00   
  • 16 to 20 Guests $4000.00
  • Larger groups call for availability and pricing
3 days and 2 nights
  • Up to 5 Guests $1500.00
  • Up to 10 Guests $2000.00
  • Up to 15 Guests $2500.00 
  • Up to 20 Guests $3000.00
Horseback Riding
  • Hourly $35 Kids $25
  • Half Day $65 Kids $55
  • Full Day $115 Kids $100
ATV Riding
  • Hourly $50
  • Half Day $115
  • Full Day $175

Hourly per Hour
Half Day 3 to 4 Hours
Full Day 5 to 7 Hours
Kids under  12

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236 South 3rd St. Box 224 > Montrose, CO 81401
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