Wilderness Lodge – Your Private Rocky Mountain Retreat

Call (970) 343-4460 or Email Web@FTGuides.com to Book The Lodge

Our lodge vacations are ideal for summer family or corporate getaways. Our setup is your own private dude ranch with a healthy dash of the wilderness experience. The lodge sets against the Flat Tops Wilderness Area and is extremely private. We have guided private fishing on the property in streams and a private pond. In addition there are private trails along the rock canyon behind the lodge. Customized horseback rides, private guided fishing, and wilderness overnight trips can all be booked. We have full-time staff and horses on the property (1/4 mile from the lodge) to serve your wilderness needs. See the list of activities available below and our all-inclusive option.

Basic Lodge Rental:

o $500 per night, outside of holidays
o Holiday Weekends $650 per night
o 4 Night Minimum. 8 Person Max
o Satellite Internet
o Full-time maintenance staff available
o Staff available to setup additional activities for your group
o 2:30PM Checkin, Noon Checkout
o An additional security/damage deposit of $700 will be held
o All guided activities are booked separate from the lodge and will cost additional

All-Inclusive Package:

o We will stock the lodge with $300 worth of groceries before your arrival – you just provide the list. Additional groceries can be stocked at an additional cost.
o Guided Fishing, Horseback Riding, and Overnight Camping in the Wilderness is included. See the below sample itineraries.
o Dedicated staff to your group.
o It is not unusual for fishing focused groups to catch over 100 fish per person, over the duration of their stay

Sample Itineraries:

Sample 1
Friday- Check In
Saturday – 2.5hr ride, wilderness stream fishing for brooke trout and native cuttthroat
Sunday – 2hr ride, wilderness lake fishing with a cutthroat focus
Monday – Ranch private lake and stream fishing
Tuesday – Choice of wilderness lake or stream fishing
Wednesday – Checkout

Sample 2
Friday- Check In
Saturday – 2.5hr ride into Wilderness camp and stream fish in afternoon
Sunday – Morning wilderness lake fishing and ride back to lodge
Monday – Ranch private lake and stream fishing
Tuesday – Wilderness lake fishing
Wednesday – Checkout

Pricing:
o The all-inclusive package explained above is $6,000 for up to 4 guests. Additional guests, up to 4, are $1,300 each. 6-day/5-night stay package.
o Guests can choose to swap out one day of itinerary for white water rafting (add $100 per guest) or a float fishing trip (add $300 per guest)
o An additional security/damage deposit of $700 will be held.

For dedicated wilderness fishing trips that do not utilize the lodge, checkout our fishing page.

The lodge is 3,500 sq. ft. and can sleep up to 8 people. It is 100% log construction with high-end finishes. There is a large master bedroom, two sleeping lofts, a large great room, and two guest bedrooms with log bunk-beds with full size bottom bunks. The lodge has three bathrooms, a high end kitchen, and wrap around deck.

We rent out the entire facility to one group at a time. You will be the only guests in the lodge. It is the ultimate in private retreats.

Activities Available at The Ranch

o Horseback riding – short rides, day long rides, rides to remote fishing locations
o Guided private land fishing – stocked pond (Rainbows, Brookies and Browns) and native streams
o Guided wilderness fishing
o Hiking (hundreds of miles of trails right out the back door)
o Wildlife viewing. The lodge sits against the Flat Tops Wilderness Area, home to the country’s largest herd of elk in addition to mule deer, mountain lion, moose, and big horn sheep.
o Petroglyhs viewing within a 3 miles hike.
o Canoeing on private pond
o Overnight wilderness trips. Our full-time staff is available to point you in the right direction or guide you on a overnight wilderness trip.

Activities Available within 20 Minutes

o River Rafting
o River Float Guided Fishing
o Lake fishing and small boating
o Stand-up paddle-boarding (river and lake)
o Ice Fishing

Where the road ends, adventure begins...

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