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Mountain Ranch Retreat: Horses, RV Hookups, Adventures
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Hesperus, CO
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Over 45ft
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Pet Restrictions
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Extra Nights on Request
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Electric Hookups Available
15A, 30A, and 50A available.
Generators Allowed
This Host allows you to use your generator.
About
As the dawn caresses the mountain peaks, imagine waking up amidst the tranquil beauty of a working ranch, where the grandeur of nature meets the comforts of RV camping. This rustic retreat offers a serene escape from the hustle and bustle, where gravel paths lead to rest and relaxation, while indulging you with stunning mountain views that will take your breath away. Perfect for RV enthusiasts, this ranch provides both 15 amp plug-in spots and full hookups for convenience, ensuring your stay is as comfortable as the landscape is picturesque. With the option to run your generator under the comforting shade of towering trees, those warm days will be nothing but a breeze. Embrace the charm of ranch life with the comforting companionship of horses, piggies, chickens, and friendly resident dogscreating moments to cherish with every encounter. Pet-lovers are invited to share this joy, as the location welcomes your furry friends to roam freely in the vast expanse, offering an off-leash haven where pets can bask in the spirit of adventure. Seeking a splash of adrenaline? This destination is not just a place to park your RVit's an adventure hub! From enchanting horseback rides tailored for two, to lake day jaunts on a deck boat for up to six people, there's a blend of tranquility and thrill to suit every taste. For the more adventurous, 4-person local mountain Jeep trips and heart-thumping rock-crawling expeditions to Moab await, just a short drive away. If youre a shooting enthusiast or keen to learn, the on-site shooting range offers private instruction and rental options, while the more nature-inclined can revel in overnight fishing and hunting escapades, ensuring a memorable stay unlike any other. Conveniently positioned within a scenic drive from Durango's attractions, Mesa Verde's historical wonders, and Purgatory Ski Resort's snowy delights, this ranch is not merely a stopover but a potential basecamp for your vacation explorations. Extend your stay for a minimal daily donation and delve into the simplicity of ranch living, maybe even partake in harvesting farm fresh eggs or seasonal fruit. For a token of your experience, take home a treat bag for the horses as a keepsake memory. Whether you're seeking a peaceful respite or an action-packed getaway, this host location offers an authentic RV camping experience that promises to enrich your soul and invigorate your senses.
Opening Hours
Monday
Open 24 Hours
Tuesday
Open 24 Hours
Wednesday
Open 24 Hours
Thursday
Open 24 Hours
Friday
Open 24 Hours
Saturday
Open 24 Hours
Sunday
Open 24 Hours
Suitability
Pet Restrictions
Pets are welcome but must be friendly and not bother livestock. Our two 120 plus pound Pyrenees do free roam the property as well as numerous other animals. You assume full risk by booking with us and are responsible for any damages they may cause.
Water Hookup Available
Electric Hookup Available: 15A, 30A, 50A
Generators Allowed
Please respect other guests and us. Limit the use to as needed but if it’s hot and you need air conditioning we understand you will run it all night.
Hookup Notes
15 amp and non portable water is 35 a night total with weekly rate at $210. 50 amp and non potable water is $50 a night and $300 a week. Septic dump is $30 one time use as we are on septic. Free dump station available in durango or Cortez. Thanks
Amenities
Birding & Wildlife Viewing
Farm/Garden/Nature Tour
Farmers Market
Hiking
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Availability
Same Day Requests
Yes
Response Time
Typically responds within a few hours
Accepts Requests Between
Jul 23, 2024 - Oct 21, 2024
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Extra Nights
Extra Nights Available:
Up to 4
Extra Nights Fee:
$20/night
Extra Nights Details
We are happy to accommodate your entire stay in the Durango area. Weekly rates are available or nightly rates. 50 amp is $50 a night or $300 a week. 15 amp is $35 a night or $210 a week. Both include one bag of treats and non potable well water but no septic hookup. If you’re boon-docking it’s $25 for the treats first night and $20 a night for all additional nights. Please bring correct amount of cash as we do not take credit cards or online payments. Thanks
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Parking & Arrival
At the front of the house you come to you will see a red antique spreader with a green sign pointing right for all rvs. Please wait here for us to great you unless you have made prior arrangements. Please contact host for your specific spot.
Max Rig Size:
Over 45 ft
Parking Spaces:
10
Parking Surface:
Gravel
Parking Method:
Pull-Through, Back-In
Check-In:
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM MT
Check-Out:
Before 11:00 AM MT
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House Rules
Bring correct amount of cash for the bag of treats or electric hookups and/or extra nights as we do not accept online payments or credit cards. Pick up all trash and pet waste. Park in the spot we designated for you. Please go to the barn and enjoy the animals. Please do not let animals out tho and shut the door behind you as you enter stalls or barn. If a gate/door is open leave open if closed leave closed. Unless you know and understand horses do not go in their pen and feed at the gate. Pigs are cute but can be very mean. Do not enter their pens. Please stay out of our private space around our homes. We like a little privacy too. Front side and backyard around big house off limits. If you wish to walk in the back of the property just ask. We have a shooting range and we don’t want accidents. If you have a question please just ask and don’t guess the answer. We are a working ranch and there are many dangers so please watch out for yourself and your family of city slickers.
Items to Purchase
$25 for a bag of treats to feed the horses and/or dwarf goats. Electric /water hookups come with a bag of treats and cost the day or weekly rate offered. We do offer farm fresh eggs and pick your own fruit seasonally. Hunting and fishing trips by foot, boat or horseback. Day or overnight trips. Jeep trips from mild to wild. Shooting range on sight with instruction and rentals. Ask about shooting glass bottles for some great stress relief or test your longer range skills at our 330 yard range.
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