Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa is introducing a signature Ranch experience that includes lodging, dining, and an exciting daily menu of authentic ranch adventures.

Pack your boots and unpack your cares as you explore a range of activities across 6,000 untamed acres — from fly fishing and mountain biking, to zip line tours and horseback riding.

For the appetite you’ll work up, we’ve paired true Colorado adventure with full American Plan farm to fork dining to create The Colorado Experience. Be one of the first to enjoy an exclusive experience with the Ranch Relax & Play Getaway.

Ranch Relax & Play Getaway includes:

  • Well-Appointed Ranch Accommodations.
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Snacks.
  • Unlimited Access to a Range of Ranch Activities.





Awards & Accolades


Our Ranch Relax & Play Getaway starts with a cozy room in our Main Lodge, High Lonesome Lodge, or one of our private cabins in the woods. Rooms are appointed with your choice of King Bed, 2 Queens or a Suite. Many rooms have fireplaces and all feature unique western artwork.



*Rates are based on double occupancy. Additional per person fees apply over double occupancy.  Single occupancy and kids pricing available.


Dining Options

Heck’s Tavern

Open 7:30 AM to 10:00 PM Mon-Thurs & 7:30 AM to 11:00 PM Fri & Sat.

Brunch Including a Full Lunch Menu Served 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM Daily.

Lite Bite Evening Tavern Snack Menu Served 3:30 PM to 9:00 PM Mon-Thurs & 3:30 PM to 10:00 PM Fri & Sat.

Enjoy a taste of true Colorado. Begin your day in Heck’s Tavern, located in the Main Lodge, serving inventive mountain cuisine. Our spectacular setting was inspired by the Timberline Lodge in Oregon with its hexagonal fireplace and hand-hewn beams. It’s the perfect place to gather and enjoy a meal and a view.

Brunch features a range of fresh, locally sourced options, including build your own omelette, Devil’s Thumb Wagyu Steak & Eggs, French toast topped with Palisade Peaches, steel cut oatmeal, pancakes, and more. For lunch, our menu includes appetizers, salads, and sandwiches including a signature Ranch raised Wagyu Beef Burger, Beet Burger, Eggplant Gyro, and more- all created with a bit of western flair.


Ranch House Restaurant

Open and Serving a Full Dinner Menu 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM 7 Nights a Week.

Come join us for dinner at the Ranch House Restaurant located in the original 1930’s homestead and open 7 nights a week. From crafty cocktails and hand-selected wines from our private cellar, to crave-worthy dishes eloquently inspired by fresh, on-ranch produce and livestock- award-winning, inventive ranch fare is served nightly.

Showcasing a four-time Best of Award Wine Spectator wine list, Ranch House Restaurant ushers in summer the sweet, salty and savory way with its new menu, including gluten and dairy free options.  Offering daily dinner service from 5 to 9 p.m., menu Starter highlights include Wagyu Tartare, Big Eye Tuna Crudo, Duck Spring Rolls, Fava Bean Hummus and Baked Brie (which can also be made gluten free by request).  Soups and salads showcase the best of summer, including  a selections of seasonal salad such as Watermelon & Onion, On the Vine Caprese and Roasted Beet and Arugula. Entrees offer sustainably harvested land and sea options such as Bacon Wrapped Elk Loin, Colorado Dry Aged Lamb Loin, Peach & Rosemary Porchetta, Rocky Mountain Trout, Seared Scallops in Prosciutto, and Vegetarian Moussaka.  Additional menu highlights include the Ranch’s own raised Wagyu, with Flank, Burger, Rib Eye, Tenderloin, and NY Strip options, as well as choice of house-made sauces and sides.


Volario’s Family Italian Restaurant (Located in the Town of Winter Park- Requires Transportation or a Shuttle)

Open and Serving a Full Dinner Menu 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM Sun-Wed.

Volario’s is another spectacular option available for dinner included in the Ranch Relax and Play Getaway.  Shuttle service is available to Volario’s from the Ranch (call our concierge team at (970)-726-5632 for a current shuttle schedule). Reservations are highly recommended.

Honored with a “Best in Region” 2018 award from OpenTable diners, Volario’s celebrates summer with some lighter Mountain Alpine Italian fare, sourced from local, sustainably focused farms and ranches, including gluten free and vegetarian options.  Salads and Antipasti range from Baby Beet Bruschetta to Crispy Gnocchi, to Paisano and Strawberry Arugula Salads and Daily Zuppa. For small plates or to share, there’s Burrata, house-made Meatballs and Steamed Mussels with Ricotta Salata, Pancetta, Roasted Tomato and house-made Grappa. Housemade pizzas and pastas feature house cured meats and cheeses, ranch-raised Wagyu and forested mushrooms. Large plates go from land to sea, including Hangar Steak, Sea Bass, Beet Risotto, and Chicken Picatta.


Hallowed Grounds Coffee Shop

Open 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM Daily.

Need a snack? Stop by Hallowed Grounds Coffee Shop onsite at the Ranch for coffee or a mocha, ciabatta, muffin, and a varying selection of house-made grab and go pastries and snack items.



*Specific meal inclusions: 1 – Breakfast, 1 – Lunch, 1 – Snack and 1 – Dinner (includes a starter, a entree, dessert, and non-alcoholic beverages each day of your package per paid guest). Dining pricing is for 2 adults. Meal plans start the evening meal of your day of arrival, and end with lunch on your day of departure. Daily snack available at Hallowed Grounds. All day brunch that includes a full lunch menu served at Heck’s Tavern  7:30 a.m.–3 p.m. daily. Dinner served at Ranch House Restaurant 7 nights a week 5–9 p.m. There are additional costs to dinner meals that include Wagyu Beef at Ranch House Restaurant. Reservations are required.

*Volario’s Family Italian Restaurant is located in the town of Winter Park. Contact a concierge for a shuttle service schedule to Volario’s at (970)-726-5632.


Spring & Summer Activities

Do everything or nothing at all. Enjoy our range of seasonal activity options that Devil’s Thumb Ranch has to offer. With 6,000 acres to explore, your options are nearly endless. Plan your perfect vacation: explore the Ranch on a guided nature hike, take a yoga class, shoot archery, go horseback riding, see the sites on a wagon ride, soar through the air on our zip line course, learn fly fishing fishing casting, or just sit by the pool and enjoy the views.

That’s not all. Each evening you will have a choice to enjoy programming including stargazing with our local astronomer, cowboy poetry, barn dances, chuck wagon adventures, movies, and of course, S’mores served nightly. Evening activities run on a rotating schedule.

For little wranglers, we offer an option to attend our Cowpoke Camp. This offering is designed for guests ages 5-12 to enjoy ranch-style activities.

After your lodging is booked, a reservations agent can help reserve activities for the whole family.


Activities included in the Ranch Relax & Play Getaway
• Archery
• Biathlon
• Guided Nature Hikes
• Guided Mountain Biking
• Fly Fishing Lessons
• Horseback & Wagon Rides
• Yoga & Stand-up Paddle Board Yoga
• Zip Line Tours

Just for the Young’uns:
• Kids Yoga
• Movies
• Cowpoke Camp
• Pony Rides

*Not all activities are guaranteed to be available every day. Some are seasonal and/or weather dependent. We encourage all Ranch Relax & Play guests to contact our concierge team at (970)-726-5632 to discuss and schedule available activities prior to arrival.

Activity schedules for Spring/Summer & Fall/Winter

 *Spa services, private group activities, and private guided trips are not included in the Ranch Relax & Play Getaway pricing, but can be added at additional cost.

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