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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 17 September 2012

The North Fork Ranch is the most incredible corporate retreat site in the U.S. I have been bringing my Leading From Within three-day workshop to NFR for the past seven years and can't say enough about the location, the beauty, the service, the food, and cabins. If you are looking for a retreat site for your program or company, make...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 16 September 2012

I just attended a seminar that was set at the North Fork Ranch. First of all the setting is gorgeous. The guest ranch is nestled between Hwy 285 and the North Fork of the South Platte River in a stunning valley. The river was audible from every part of the property. Fall is just beginning to settle into Colorado and...

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Walnut Creek, California
Reviewed 8 September 2012

We recently held a corporate meeting at North Fork Ranch with over 20 attendees. The experience exceeded our expectations in every way. The property is exactly what you would hope for – picturesque and perfectly maintained. The meeting room was large and comfortable, including a wood fireplace that was roaring every morning. Off of the meeting and dining room was...

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Virginia Beach
Reviewed 4 September 2012

Yes, North Fork Ranch is actually a Dude Ranch, but you will not believe how good the food is. No pork and beans here! My husband, son, and I just enjoyed a 3-day getaway to NFR, and it's terrific. Great horses, friendly hosts, scenic vistas, and did I mention the food is awesome? It's the perfect place to escape the...

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Waukee, Iowa, United States
Reviewed 3 September 2012

In looking for a place to host our semi-annual team meeting one of our leaders found NFR. We looked it over and said it sounded like fun so we booked it. 20 people from all over the country arrived last Wed (8/29/12) in Denver (gateway city - huge plus) and then drove out 80 minutes to NFR for three days...

Thank Jeff D
Reviewed 22 August 2012

My husband and three sons, aged 13 and 9, and I loved our dude ranch experience. Beautiful locale with rooms in cool cabins as well as a stone house. Delicious food! Our boys are very active and never ran out of fun things to do--trail rides with picnic lunches, archery, skeet shooting, pool and hot tub, and well as zip...

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Port Republic, New Jersey
Reviewed 15 July 2012

As a family of five, we had a great time at North Fork! Loping on horses, whitewater rafting, fly fishing, great food and cowboy songs around a camp fire just made for an outstanding vacation. Our time at North Fork was clearly a highlight amidst traveling through cities and national parks in CA & AZ. Dean and Karen were great...

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 8 July 2012

We are a family of two adults and two kids, and we joined another family for a shared holiday at The NFR. It was heaven! There is a wealth of activites, changing every day, offered for all ages--and while there is a calendar of planned special activities, the staff are extraordinarily accomodating. We missed the river rafting day, for example,...

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Stafford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 July 2012

Quite a long trip for us Brits, but worth every mile! We stayed for a week, and loved every minute, a beautiful setting, amazing food, great company, luxury rooms, and most of all great trail riding. As experienced riders we were delighted to be able to choose horses, go out all day on great trail rides and have long "lopes"...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 14 June 2012

I booked 3 nights stay at North Fork Ranch based on the good reviews here, and the information on their website. We were a party of 6; my husband and I, our two children (ages 1 and 7), and my parents stayed there last week. I was a little worried about having to rough it at a dude ranch, but...

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Welcome to life at North Fork Ranch a premier guest ranch and fishing lodge. Established in 1985, this family oriented ranch rests on a half mile of private river, the North Fork of the South Platte. One hour from Denver, in the majestic Rocky Mountains, you'll find horseback riding, whitewater rafting, world class fly fishing, campfire, intimate accommodations, dining with a gourmet flare and activities for all ages! **Colorado's Newest, Orvis Endorsed Fishing Lodge** ... more   less 

Additional Information about North Fork Ranch

Address: 55395 Highway 285, P.O. Box B, Shawnee, CO 80475
Region: United States > Colorado > Shawnee
Price Range: RM848 - RM2,387 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 19
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“They are all lovely”
 of 5 bubbles PennyD21, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“all cabins had great views”
 of 5 bubbles Rosepfarrell, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The lodge has several individual rooms, but pay to stay in a section of one of the cabins for a more private getaway.”
  • Fishing ranch's private river just away from cabins
 of 5 bubbles jhingle3, 2 Jun 2016 | Read review
“There is wifi in the lodge, but not in cabins.”
 of 5 bubbles stammp2014, 23 Jun 2015 | Read review
“The lodge is simple and nice. However, we peeked at the cabins and will rent one of those next time!!”
 of 5 bubbles EmilyJ867, 12 Jun 2015 | Read review
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