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SINCE 1995, DudeRanches.com has been a trusted site for thousands of people looking for the perfect Western Dude or Guest Ranch experience. Our Ranches offer the ultimate outdoor adventure for anyone or any family looking for a Western-Style vacation.

Whether you’re an experienced rider or someone that wants to learn about horsemanship, at Dude Ranches.com you will find it all.

No matter which ranch adventure you choose, this will be a western vacation memory of a lifetime.

We are proud to present the following selection of Dude/Guest Ranches offering the finest in service, western experiences and customer satisfaction. All ranches are selected based on three qualifying criteria: (a) participating member of the Dude Rancher’s association (DRA), (b) participating member of a state or provincial association or (c) sponsored by a member of the Duderanches.com Advisory Board. This Advisory Board consist of six of the most prominent Dude Ranch owners and experts in the USA and Canada, including three past DRA presidents.

So ask any of our guests: “Once you visit a Dude or Guest Ranch, you will never want to leave.”  And now you can become part of our ranch family by looking at all the ranches we feature on www.duderanches.com.

To begin your ranch adventure, feel free to reach out to any of our ranches or complete the Availability Request Form to start your “Vacation of a Lifetime.”

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Palisade Ranch at
Gateway Canyons

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Adventure awaits in the land of awe for your Colorado Resort Vacations.

Gateway Canyons, nestled in the Palisades of stunning Western Colorado, where the planet has opened up to tell its story, curiosity is calling. Surrounded by adventure, natural wonderment, and untouched discoveries still lying in wait, Gateway Canyons Resort serves as luxurious quarters in the heart of it all. Built by John Hendricks, Founder of the Discovery Channel and Discovery Communications, the resort offers adventure for every inquiring soul. Let your curiosity play by scaling the red rock peaks, riding horseback on hoof-built trails, and dining under a chandelier of brilliant stars. Whether a romantic Colorado retreat, family fun holiday, or inspiring meeting, Gateway Canyons Resort offers experiences found nowhere else on Earth.

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