The Wild West has long appealed to vacationers looking to experience adventure, the great outdoors, and the rugged cowboy lifestyle. If you’ve ever dreamed of the Wild West or becoming a cowboy for a week, you are in the right place! Rawah Ranch makes that dream a reality, offering authentic Wild West vacations in the real Wild West. Nestled in the unspoiled Laramie River Valley, our Colorado guest ranch offers a taste of this bygone era with authentic Western activities, cabins, and cuisine. We can’t wait to welcome you home to Rawah Ranch, where Western charm meets luxury!
The Wild West and our Historic Colorado Ranch
Cowboys and ranching were a significant aspect of the Wild West era, with cattle ranching playing a crucial role in the development of Colorado. Our historic ranch was opened in 1948 as a place where guests could experience the Wild West while staying in comfortable accommodations, enjoying hearty meals, and taking in the beauty of our wilderness.
Today, Rawah Ranch seeks to capture the same original vision by sharing authentic Western adventures with every guest!
Access Authentic Western Adventures
Rawah Ranch offers authentic Western adventures, so you can fulfill your dreams of exploring the Wild West like a cowboy or cowgirl:
- Horseback Riding: Saddle up, become a cowboy for the week, and explore thousands of acres of pristine and protected Colorado wilderness.
- Fly Fishing: Cast your line on our private stretch of the Big Laramie River and fish for trout with a professional guide.
- Hiking and Fitness: Explore the great outdoors on our hiking trails, offering routes for all fitness levels.
Bonus: Keep an eye out for the historic artifacts found at Rawah Lodge and the Rec Room, highlighting elements of the Wild West! Some items include antique bellows, rodeo boots, Colorado maps, sawmill blades, pack-saddles, and old wash tubs.
Enjoy Mouthwatering Western Ranch Cuisine
Indulge in authentic Western ranch cuisine at Rawah Ranch for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Start each day with a mouthwatering made-to-order breakfast and fuel up for a day of adventures. Then, return for a buffet-style lunch with options like soups, salads, homemade pizza, burgers, or pasta. Finally, the day ends with a sit-down dinner where you can connect with other guests and share your favorite adventures.
Our chefs strive to create creative, satisfying, wholesome, and elegant dishes using the finest ingredients, sustainably and locally sourced whenever possible!
Stay in Authentic Western Cabins at Rawah Ranch
Our authentic western cabins offer the perfect lodging for your Wild West vacation! Please read through our blog, Historic Colorado Cabins and Buildings, for information on the history of our property. All cabins have been upgraded with modern amenities and luxuries to blend historic charm with modern conveniences. Find the perfect Colorado cabin rental for your ranch getaway, and book your Wild West vacation at Rawah Ranch today!