The Ranches – Location
Life on the just-wild-enough side


The best kind of away

Imagine your home surrounded by 24,000 acres of breathtaking, adventure-making mountain terrain. Now, imagine strolling down a trail to all the amenities and activities of a historic resort and working ranch. Exploring nearby mountain towns. And zipping back to the big city in less than two hours. Wild made very, very accessible.
Colorado Mountain Resort

Grand County, Colorado

This is your Colorado. Away from the bumper-to-bumper busyness of Denver. And the fancy veneer of other mountain towns. Grand County is real and ruggedly beautiful with a four-season attitude of let’s play. After all, Lake Granby (Colorado’s biggest lake) and Rocky Mountain National Park are just down the road.

Winter Park and Fraser

Want to live like a local? Then get to know these two neighboring towns, off the tourists’ beaten path but Coloradan favorites for music festivals, tubing, downhill skiing (we love you, Mary Jane), mountain biking and best of all, their authentic, small town feel.
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Colorado Mountain Resort

Devil’s Thumb Ranch

It’s a Condé Nast award-winner, so you’ll find bacon-wrapped elk loin paired with exceptional wine — and other interesting combinations for your day. Fly fishing and yoga classes. Hatchet throwing (really) and painting classes. Oh, and by the way, jeans are always okay.
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The Ranches

Your land comes with history. Before the stagecoach came, it was the home of Ute and Arapaho. Then homesteaders. Dairy farmers and ranchers like the Blacks, Yagers and Petersons. Families that built lives from hard work and deep care for this rare and beautiful mountain terrain. The Ranches will protect the unspoiled feel of this place. And pay homage to all who came before.
Devil's Thumb History Story


Our first custom home, The Homestead, is well underway. And our homesites, priced from $750,000, may be developed by the builder of your choice or Devil’s Thumb preferred builders.

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To sample the lifestyle with a resort visit or to schedule a personal tour, contact Rob Cyman, President of The Ranches at Devil’s Thumb: