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Winding River Resort Stables

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County Rd 491, Grand Lake, CO 80447-0629
+1 800-282-5121
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Amazing place for kids! Best in summer!

This place is just outside of the town of Grand Lake and it has camping, a small store, a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Wendy E
Denver, Colorado
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Nice people, nice horses

Went on a 2-hour trail ride with Bob. He fills you in on interesting history and things around you... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2017
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
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County Rd 491, Grand Lake, CO 80447-0629
+1 800-282-5121
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place is just outside of the town of Grand Lake and it has camping, a small store, a collection of farm animals, and horseback riding. In the winter they have sleigh rides, but most of the small animals (young cow, pigs, goats, ducks etc)...More

Thank Wendy E
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Went on a 2-hour trail ride with Bob. He fills you in on interesting history and things around you as you meander along, taking in the beautiful scenery. Horses were good and we really enjoyed the ride. Bob took some pics of hubby and me...More

Thank DaimlerDame
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We were staying at the resort with our own horses and I can tell you that these stables are well run. Their horses looked happy and healthy. They kept the grounds very well maintained and had rides for both young and old. We spoke to...More

Thank Heathert34
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Went with our sons age 23 & 17. Ride was nice. I had altitude sickness so was glad that we weren't going up in altitude - it was pretty much even with little dips here & there. Got to cross through a shallow, narrow part...More

Thank Diane S
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Horseback riding at Winding River is great as you are right on the trails near Rocky Mountain National Park with beautiful views. Their are lots of animals (goats, miniature ponies, etc.) for kids to watch and pet. Family Fun!

Thank WesternRiv
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We have taken trail rides from Winding River and Sombrero Stables in Grand Lake many times and you can't top the Winding River two hour trail ride into Rocky Mountain National Park. The guides are wonderful and if you are experienced or riding for the...More

Thank Tracy S
Reviewed 11 August 2017

What fun riding adventures! We took first time riders on the one hour trail ride through a meadow and across the stream..(Colorado River). We, also, took newbies on the 2 hour trail ride up into the Rocky Mountain National Park. This ride went along the...More

Thank Carole H
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We were disappointed to see that the Sombrero Stables are no longer in Grand Lake. We found Winding River and booked a 2 hour ride through RMNP. The ride was a little boring. One guide with 8 people, one of which was a first timer....More

Thank Lee W
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We went on a wonderful trail ride with Katie! Our 8 year old grand daughters had never ridden by themselves before and they absolutely loved it! The horses are chosen individually for each rider's capability and they are spot on with their choices. The scenery...More

Thank ritaj57
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Aaron was great! 1 hour was plenty for my wife's 42 year old and my 50 year old hips and knees! I rode "Cash". He was slow. But a great horse. Nice time!

Thank mtl18
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24 September 2016|
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Response from TheFamFive | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend it--they only have so many horses and they have two ride lengths. There was a group that came in with no reservations at the time we were making ours who got turned away because they didn't have enough... More