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North Fork Ranch

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I made a quick unplanned visit to this wonderful holiday ranch in 2010. The horses were wonderful, in fact I rode Rosita, a chestnut mule. It snowed during my visit. The scenery is stunning, the food delectable and the hosts were friendly and full of information. There is a great fly fishing stream as well as lots of other activities....

Thank Nicky G
Horley, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 August 2016

First class everything, the horses, the wranglers, the entertainment, the loving care from owners all the way through. Great food and the absolute best time. Dean, Karen, Haley, Casey and all the staff just couldn't do more, great food too. We are so lucky to have come to you and we thank you for everything you have done for our...

Thank Penny D
Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Our family of 4 (two older teens & two parents) visited for a weekend in late July. While the teens had to suffer through withdrawal due to the limited wifi access, the visit was an overall success. As others have noted, the food was simply amazing -- plentiful in quantity, incredibly tasty, and served with good cheer. The property is...

1Thank Elisabeth G
Finger Lakes, New York
Reviewed 26 July 2016

North Fork Ranch exceeded all of our expectations, my husband and I had the best vacation. Dean, Karen and Haley were the ultimate hosts making sure that we felt welcome and right at home. The entire North Fork team was friendly, helpful, knowledgeable and fun. The meals were beyond delicious and it was exciting to see what specialty they had...

1Thank PSheff2016
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

From the airport greeting by the owner, Dean, to the heartfelt good bye from owner, Karen, the North Fork Ranch was a wonderful get away! Daughter, Haley, is a genuine delight with smarts to match any 6 star hotelier. The fly fishing operation run by North Fork Ranch Fishing's Jeff, was world class. The fishing gear was all Orvis equipment...

Thank DinLBC
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Karen and Dean are the consummate hosts at this fabulous ranch just an hour from Denver. From the moment we arrived we were made to feel welcome and when told to treat this place like home, they truly meant it. The porch overlooked the North Fork of the South Platte river and was a perfect place to watch the sun...

Thank Crusher2b
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We visited the Ranch from the east coast. We were so impressed! The cabins were beautiful and very clean; you can't go wrong with any of the accommodations, we stayed in the Homestead.. The staff were wonderful, Alexis took us out for our horseback riding activities, she was informative and fun! There were so many options for activities for adults...

Thank Rosepfarrell
Champaign, Illinois
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Only a short drive from Denver, yet you will find yourself in a secluded location with real log cabins (clean and well appointed), great food, beautiful scenery of the Colorado mountains (agree, photos on website don't show the beauty) and friendly staff that feel like family. Their private section of river is spectacular and the best trout fishing I have...

1Thank jhingle3
Reviewed 11 October 2015

The photos and website don’t do justice to this beautiful ranch! It’s tucked away in the mountains and you really feel like you are in another world. We’ve talked about doing this trip for so long and finally got there in September. It truly is beautiful. The fly fishing was awesome…the trail ride was fun…the views were spectacular. The accommodations...

2Thank Travelwithpaws
Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed 7 October 2015

We could not have been more impressed with the attention to detail at North Fork Ranch. The owners have thought of everything needed to make a stay at their ranch as pleasant and comfortable as possible. Add scenic surroundings, hearty and plentiful food, friendly and helpful staff, exceptional cleanliness and organization,....what more could one ask for?! Thank you North Fork...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to life at North Fork Ranch a premier guest ranch and fishing lodge. Established in 1985, this family oriented ranch rests on a half mile of private river, the North Fork of the South Platte. One hour from Denver, in the majestic Rocky Mountains, you'll find horseback riding, whitewater rafting, world class fly fishing, campfire, intimate accommodations, dining with a gourmet flare and activities for all ages! **Colorado's Newest, Orvis Endorsed Fishing Lodge** ... more   less 

Additional Information about North Fork Ranch

Address: 55395 Highway 285, P.O. Box B, Shawnee, CO 80475
Region: United States > Colorado > Shawnee
Price Range: $256 - $722 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — North Fork Ranch 5*
Number of rooms: 19
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“They are all lovely”
PennyD21, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“all cabins had great views”
Rosepfarrell, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The lodge has several individual rooms, but pay to stay in a section of one of the cabins for a more private getaway.”
  • Fishing ranch's private river just away from cabins
jhingle3, 2 Jun 2016 | Read review
“There is wifi in the lodge, but not in cabins.”
stammp2014, 23 Jun 2015 | Read review
“The lodge is simple and nice. However, we peeked at the cabins and will rent one of those next time!!”
EmilyJ867, 12 Jun 2015 | Read review
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