GAZE UPON THE STARS WITH US Participate in the celebration of humans first visit to the surface of the moon with a presentation on NASA’s Apollo program with our Astronomer, Dave Schlicting. Then step outside for telescopic views of our neighboring planets – Jupiter & Saturn as you enjoy some treats by the fire. RECURRING … ContinuedMore Information
Welcome to The Colorado Experience.
At Devil’s Thumb Ranch we offer experiences that embrace the pioneering spirit of the early homesteaders while honoring the grand landscape that surrounds us. Of course, such a luxurious escape would be incomplete without refined modern comforts like our renowned spa, acclaimed restaurants, plush accommodations and a unique approach to sustainability that preserves this stunning place for future generations. Here, guests are invited to participate in real, authentic ranch activities from Nordic skiing to horseback riding, cattle driving, fly fishing and exploring breathtaking Colorado, on over 6,000 acres (and millions of wilderness acres) that surrounds us. Or to simply unplug from everyday life, escape from the Denver heat, curl up with a good book, and reconnect with the people who matter most. It is, dare we say, an authentic Colorado ranch experience you simply can’t find anywhere else. We invite you to explore what it’s all about.
The Ranch Roundup
Come enjoy our second summer Dinner on the Divide. This unique outdoor gathering will feature the Ranch’s celebrated culinary team, wagyu from our own herd and a partnership with Tuck Beckstoffer Estates of St. Helena, CA https://www.tuckbeckstoffer.com/Our-Vineyards. Additional local and regional farms, breweries and musical entertainment will be included. Sunday, July 21 5:30pm Cocktails & … ContinuedMore Information
GAZE UPON THE STARS WITH US Gather the family and share in the story of the stars. Join guest Astronomer Dave Schlichting as he leads us on an astounding tour of the magnificent display that is the night sky on the precipice of the Continental Divide. We are happy to offer these Star Parties for … ContinuedMore Information
This year we’re planning a wide variety of family programming to fill your Labor Day weekend! From live music to pool parties, a movie on the lawn to our first annual 5K Thumb Run/Walk (more information here), we are building a fantastic weekend for your enjoyment. Check out all of the daily offerings below, some … ContinuedMore Information
Inspiring landscapes and lavish accommodations create an atmosphere perfect for celebrating, connecting or simply unearthing a renewed sense of purpose. Whatever brings you to Devil’s Thumb Ranch is also certain to bring your group closer together. Explore our unique approach to weddings, events and corporate meetings that’s sure to leave a lasting impression.
Stargazing with guest astronomer Dave Schlichting In most parts of the world, the setting sun is a cue to call it a day, pack up your gear, and head indoors. Not here – and not for guest astronomer Dave Schlichting. Our clear Colorado skies present a natural and magical theater for stargazing, moongazing, sky watching, … Continued