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Address: 42688 County Road North, Mancos, CO 81328
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A family-owned and oriented guest ranch nestled high in the pristine...

A family-owned and oriented guest ranch nestled high in the pristine wilderness of the San Juan Mountains and just 35 minutes from Durango, CO. Since 1956, Lake Mancos Ranch (now re-named the Majestic Dude Ranch) has been offering our guests a home away from home in the Colorado mountains 35 miles west of Durango. A week-long, all-inclusive dude ranch vacation provides families with a lifetime of memories, whether that means long rides on a mountain trail, guided mountain bike tours, hikes in the neighboring national forest, catching a rainbow trout along the banks of a cool stream, lake or river, or just relaxing by the fire with friends.

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Perfect week for our family

In mid-June, 2015, our family of four (kids 7 and 10) spent 5 nights at the ranch. This was our second year with Majestic. In short, this is the perfect place for our needs and... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2015
Jonathan D
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 3 July 2015

In mid-June, 2015, our family of four (kids 7 and 10) spent 5 nights at the ranch. This was our second year with Majestic. In short, this is the perfect place for our needs and wishes. In particular, we love the size and scale - about 40-50 guests total. Small enough so that you get to know the other families,... More 

7 Thank Jonathan D
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2015

There are so many people to complement and thank at this ranch - it is hard to know where to begin. But I must start with Robert, the owner. As he picked us up at the airport, we had no idea that he was the owner. He is humble, fun, funny, with endless energy. He has a very organized activity... More 

3 Thank JSmithAndrews
Harrison, TN
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2015

Just want to give a shout out to the chefs at the ranch, Daniel, Patrick and John served us the most incredible meals during our stay on the ranch! Everything we ate was delicious!! The bbq ribs, ribeye steaks and pork chop dinners were superb! I can't forget to mention Rasha's amazing desserts! The ranch itself was such a little... More 

3 Thank jhsolock
Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2014 via mobile

We stayed at the Majestic Dude Ranch from August 9-16, 2014 and had the time of our lives. We are a group of 21 people, ages 6-71, and each one of us had a blast. We have been to several other dude ranches and Majestic ranks right up there with the best!! Robert is amazing and does anything possible to... More 

5 Thank bobio5
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2014

This was our first trip to the ranch, but it won't be our last! We went on a family vacation that included ages 1 1/2 to 71 years old. Everyone had a wonderful time. Our six year old son had an amazing time riding horses, swimming, playing laser tag, jumping on the trampoline, playing baseball and having fun with all... More 

5 Thank JanetKT
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2014

The Majestic was the perfect place for us to hold our 42nd class reunion!! Robert is the main reason that the Majestic is a wonderful place to vacation. He strives to provide a fun, unique, and safe place for families to be for their vacation. Beds are comfy, meals are prepared by a chef who trained at the Culinary Institute... More 

3 Thank Vickers M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2014

My rating is based on my experience at the ranch this last week of June. I usually stay at 4-5 star resorts and have high expectations . I don't mind spending a higher amount of money, but it better be exceptional. It is a good great away for a family that can afford approx $375.00 per person a day. My... More 

7 Thank terryprod
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2014

My husband, our two teenage boys, our recent college grad and I spent 4 days at Majestic Dude Ranch this June as part of a 17 day tour of the Western states. Of all the amazing places we stayed, from Grand Canyon to Yellowstone, the whole family agreed that the best time we had was at the Ranch. We want... More 

4 Thank Nadine A
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 June 2014

I had a great time. The activities and the food were great. The owner really makes an effort to see that you are taken care of. I highly recomend this ranch.

1 Thank tc h
Smyrna GA
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2014

Our extended family (daughter, son-in-law, grandson (9), grandparents (us), other set of grandparents) spent a week (1-7 June 2014) at the Majestic Dude Ranch. - Overall a great vacation/experience. The staff were all personable and very, very accommodating. - Special "call out" to Chef Tom (Culinary Institute of American trained chef) - GREAT food! (Rack of lamb tender, no-fat/gristle BBQ... More 

3 Thank Billbor

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