• Two guest teens jumping off rock in Box Canyon after an all-day horseback ride in the Pike National Forest at Colorado dude and guest ranches.
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  • Guests at Tarryall line dancing on Monday night during dude ranch season.
  • Teens, kids, and adult guests swimming at Tarryall River Ranch in Colorado near Colorado Springs at dude and guest ranch.
  • Guests rafting the Arkansas river on during their family vacation to Colorado dude and guest ranch near Colorado Springs.
  • Girl wrangler practicing roping a steer in the outdoor arena for guest on family vacation at Colorado dude ranch.
  • Teens at Colorado guest ranch rafting down Tarryall river near Colorado Springs on family vacation.
  • Guests playing volleyball during their all-inclusive family vacation at a Colorado dude ranch near Colorado Springs.
  • Guests at Colorado guest ranches near Colorado Springs racing each other during 4th of July games at Tarryall.


Horseback riding is the heart and soul of what we do at Tarryall River Guest Ranch, but we also have a wide array of other activities in order to let you experience all that our scenery and facilities have to offer.  A wonderful asset of our small size is that we have the ability to offer you personalized attention and flexibility.  Not only can you check out our Dude Ranch Schedule for the week online, but Bex will also come around at breakfast during your vacation week and let you know what activities are available that day.  Then, you can decide what you would like to do or whether you would prefer to enjoy that glorious cup of coffee on your porch.
Horses being wrangled into the corral in the morning at Tarryall guest ranch during guests' all-inclusive family vacation. It's your family dude ranch vacation, and you can do as much or as little as you please.  Check out our On the Ranch, Horseback Riding, Hiking and Biking, Fly Fishing, and Whitewater Rafting links to see a description of several of the options you have when you come join us this summer.  And, if you're looking for local attractions for those wanting to see the area, check out our Area Links page.

Whatever you choose, you'll have no problem staying as busy or as relaxed as you like.