Cattle drives are a time where you can get back to life’s essentials and make a four-legged friend or two.
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Authentic Western Experiences in Colorado
Saddleback Ranch is a real fourth generation working cattle ranch located in Northern Colorado, only 17 miles from scenic Steamboat Springs. The immense 8,000 acre ranch is owned and run by the Iacovetto Family.
The ranch is a haven for multiple genuine outdoor activities including horseback riding, sleigh rides, snowmobile tours, hunting, tubing, rehearsal dinners, and cattle drives. Discover our authentic Colorado experiences!
Rated "Excellent" by 500+ Travelers!
Our Family Enjoys Sharing Our Land
Saddleback Ranch is named for its unique setting. It sits within a secluded valley, shadowed by the magnificent Saddle Mountain, visible from all directions.
A tributary of the Yampa River meanders through the ranch, alongside the original train tracks of the Union Pacific railroad.
We Have Activities for Everyone
A vacation to the Rocky Mountains is not complete without a visit to Saddleback Ranch. Spend the entire day secluded on 8,000 acres of winter wonderland.
Snowmobile in the morning, horseback ride in the afternoon and then race down the tubing hill while you wait to be picked up by your horse-drawn sleigh for dinner. Your adventures create unforgettable memories.
Perfect in Summer or Winter
Picturesque scenery awaits you whether you are passing our direction for an adventurous Colorado ski vacation, or a summer family getaway.
We can accommodate large ski groups as well as summer sports teams.
Unique Venue for Special Events
Weddings and family reunions, however, bring the largest groups to Saddleback Ranch.
The beautiful setting of the ranch is tranquil and inspirational, rustic and elegant, the perfect landscape for creating memories that last a lifetime.