Saddleback Ranch

Outdoor Activities & Cattle Ranch Near Steamboat Springs, CO

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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, ATV Tours, hunting, tubing, weddings, and cattle drives. Discover our authentic Colorado experiences!

Rated "Excellent" by 500+ Travelers!

Steamboat Springs Snowmobile Tour Would recommend to anyone

"We had excellent experience with four adults and four young children on two hour snowmobile tour. Equipment was brand new and guide was very helpful. Would recommend to anyone."

– Scott H. via TripAdvisor
Trail Riding in Steamboat Springs, Colorado Very authentic experience

"Our family had an amazing time. I would highly recommend this very authentic experience. Food was great. Everyone was so nice and gracious. If we go through Steamboat again, we will definitely go again."

– Bethany E. via Facebook
Saddleback Winter Wagon Ride Will definitely do again

"We enjoyed the sleigh ride dinner for my 31st birthday! The ride up was amazing, dinner was fantastic and I learned I can not lasso to save my life! Will definitely do again, probably paired with snow tubing or snowmobiling next time."

– Theamazingbooker via TripAdvisor
Saddleback Ranch Place Settings The food was outstanding

"Our family had a fantastic time for the dinner ride. My daughter and I rode horses while my wife did the wagon ride. The food was outstanding. Very well behaved horses. We highly recommend this operation."

– John R. via Facebook

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.