ON or NEAR the RANCH
FISHING - Only 20 minutes drive to 18 miles of one of Colorado’s “Gold Medal”, trophy sized trout, rivers. The South Platte is known nationally for fine fly-fishing. Great fishing close to home. Go for a morning fish, and be back before lunch. Ice free most of the year.
CROSS COUNTRY SKIING Get your afternoon ski fix using your own trails on the ranch, or head up Elephant Rock Road. For a longer trek it’s only 10 minutes to Rampart Range Road for miles of trails. Closed to motorized traffic in the winter, the road makes a great day trek.
PICNIC - Treat yourself and friends to a picnic in your own wilderness. Many sites with great views. Outdoor fun without the crowds and noise. Many hiking trails. Water/Facilities available, near the trails, without using the house. Large groups can be accommodated.
OFF ROAD - 10 minutes by bike to the Rampart Range Recreation Area with over 100 miles of trails. Free access. Or ride directly from your garage on your own trails, or up Elephant Rock Road. No more trailering your bike. Drive your licensed 4x4 on Rampart Range Road.
EQUESTRIAN - Ride your own trails, or up Elephant Rock Road. No more trailering. Or it’s only 10 minutes to Indian Creek Equestrian trail head to enjoy miles and miles of improved horse trails.
SNOW SHOE TREKING Strap on your snow shoes for a brisk exercise walk on the ranch. Many trails, take a lunch for a super outing. Unwind after a hectic day, enjoy the peace and quiet. Longer treks can be enjoyed on Elephant Rock Road or on nearby Rampart Road.
SNOW MOBILING - Jump on your snow mobile right in the garage and head out on Elephant Rock Road. For longer rides take your rig to Rampart Range Road for miles and miles of riding.
SLEDDING - Sledding for the kids and teens is right out your front door. Both short and long runs. Take the creek access road for nearly 1/4 mile down hill romp on a one or two man sled.