We built our first log cabins in 1929, and our most modern guest
house was built in 1999. Each fully furnished cabin is unique with
its own character and situated to provide privacy. Rates start at $200
per night. Ask about special
rates! Kitchens are equipped with modern appliances, cookware
and complete table settings. Pets are welcome for an additional fee.
Guests will find many activities to enjoy on the ranch and in the
immediate area. From world class fishing
and hunting to Jeep
rentals and horseback trail
rides, plenty of fun can had year-round at Vickers Ranch. Rent
a Jeep and hit the nearby Alpine Loop, or walk around Lake City for
a good dose of history. Then join
us at the cookout on Gold Hill, and enjoy the view.
Own your own piece of this working ranch, without all the work!
Please visit VickersHorseRiverRanch.com
or call (970) 765-8425 for details about our cabins for sale. Now
you can have your own mountain retreat to get away from it all. Or,
take advantage of this excellent investment opportunity for seasonal
rental income. Units are going fast, so act now to get your favorite
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The Vickers family has operated this remote Rocky Mountain ranch since J.W. Vickers homesteaded the property around 1920 when he first purchased the land. J.W. quickly came to value the natural resources of the property and the Lake City area. In 1929 he established Vickers Dude Ranch to accommodate the growing tourist trade. Five generations later, the ranch is known as one of the oldest family businesses in Colorado. It is the destination of multiple generations of guests, many of whom have been bringing kids and grandchildren for as many as fifty years.
The centrally located main ranch house, which was home to three generations of Vickers, now serves as the office, and central operations point for the ranch. A large recreation hall sits next to the ranch house and offers ample space and a full kitcitchen for group parties and special events. We have built more than 20 cabins throughout the years to accomodate families of all sizes. From rustic two-bedroom log cabins to a spacious four-bedroom, two bath modern cabin, you will find accomodations to meet your needs.