Ranch weddings can range from rustic, down-home affairs to luxurious, upscale events. At Mountain Celebrations, we make planning your ranch wedding easy with the most comprehensive list of ranch wedding venues, close to Denver, and throughout the Colorado mountains. Experience the flavor of the old west, with all of the modern conveniences you are seeking for your wedding at the venues listed below. Whether you’re planning a casual wedding, or an elegant, black tie affair, you’ll find the perfect, rustic location with all the amenities and natural beauty Colorado has to offer.
Many of these ranches offer one stop shopping or Colorado brides and grooms, providing not only beautiful, western-themed ceremony sites, but also catering, lodging and plenty of activities for your guests.
And transportation is easy to arrange for out of town guests from Denver International Airport on our Wedding Transportation page. You can find shuttles and bus companies waiting to whisk your guest up to the mountains safely and conveniently.
You’ve seen all the rustic, ranch wedding ideas on Pinterest and Etsy – now find the perfect venue to showcase your style and western-themed wedding.
Lower Lake Ranch
11883 S Elk Creek Rd
Pine, Colorado 80470
Make your wedding day a memorable one by choosing one of their beautiful venues to enhance your mountain wedding. There are three spectacular venues to choose from at Colorado’s oldest Guest Ranch. Just 37 miles from downtown Denver, near Conifer, CO.
Tumbling River Ranch
P.O. Box 30
Grant, Colorado 80448
(50 – 100 guests) Tumbling River Ranch is the perfect location for your mountain wedding, or private reunion or company outing. Just an hour from Denver, they are located in the heart of Pike National Forest, surrounded by colorful aspens and beautiful mountain views. Tumbling River offers rustic and cozy accommodations, superb cuisine, and exceptional horseback riding, hiking, and fishing opportunities. The ranch is on 100 acres, and a brand new 4000 sq. ft. building is perfect for your rustic, ranch wedding reception. There are amazing spots for both outdoor and indoor ceremonies.
Eagle’s Nest Ranch
Livermore, CO 80536
(up to 125 Guests) 1350 acres, luxurious accommodations and only 20 minutes from Ft Collins! Make the most important day of your life the most memorable at Eagles Nest Ranch. Imagine the experience for you and your guests, while you exchange vows in a beautiful setting, nestled at 7000 feet overlooking the Roosevelt National Forest. The expert staff at Eagle’s Nest Ranch will help you coordinate with local, approved vendors for the reception to make your special day unforgettable.
Blackstone River Ranch
3673 Chicago Creek Road
Idaho Springs, CO 80452
Featuring idyllic landscapes within a stone’s throw from Denver, their venue is the mountain destination you and your love have dreamed of running off to for your special day. Comprehensive wedding packages include the use of the grounds for ceremonies and receptions, tables, chairs, dinnerware, flatware, and much more.
Piney River Ranch
700 Red Sandstone Road
Vail, CO 81658
Piney River Ranch is open and accessible from June 21st through the last weekend in September, and is one of Colorado’s prime wedding destinations. Beneath the Gore Range, one of Colorado’s most beautiful mountain vistas, Piney River Ranch can accommodate up to 200 people in their wedding and event space.
Box 38, Dept. K-80
Keystone, CO 80435
Experience the extraordinary blend of the Colorado frontier and fine dining in the rustic elegance of this original 1930’s Ranch homestead. Summer ceremonies are orchestrated on the luxurious green lawn overlooking Keystone Ranch Golf Course with spectacular views of Swan Mountain and the Ten Mile Range. Winter ceremonies have a warm, romantic feel in front of the floor to ceiling stone fireplace that was a wedding present to the original owner’s daughter. The Ranch is rated by Zagat Survey, has a AAA four diamond rating and is a winner of Wine Spectators Best of Award of Excellence and the DiRoNa award.
C Lazy U Guest Ranch
3640 Colorado Hwy 125
PO Box 379
Granby, CO 80446
C Lazy U Guest Ranch is the ideal location for executive and corporate retreats, meetings, family reunions and ranch weddings. Situated about two hours from Denver in the heart of the scenic Rocky Mountains, C Lazy U’s secluded location is accessible, yet removed from the unwanted distractions found at urban convention sites.
1000 Village Rd
Granby, CO 80446
Nestled in a secluded mountain valley with chairlift access to sweeping views from Winter Park to Grand Lake, Granby Ranch is the ideal setting for an intimate Rocky Mountain wedding. Host your mountain-top ceremony, reception, and rehearsal dinner all onsite at Granby Ranch.
Bear Mountain Ranch
7401 U.S. 40
Kremmling, CO 80459
The secluded ten thousand acre ranch caters to one group at a time. Guests staying at the Arapaho Lodge or Grizzly Cabin have private use of the Ranch and its staff. Vacations and retreats can include favorite outdoor activities including horseback riding, jeep tours, boating, fishing, rafting, hiking and more
The Wolcott Yacht Club property is multi-faceted and has many beautiful options to choose from to create your own special event.
The Saddleback Ranch
37350 RCR 179
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
Our lodge is nestled in a beautiful mountain valley amongst unique rock formations with breath-taking views of the aspens, rolling meadows, and mountains All of this makes Saddleback your perfect destination wedding venue.
The Midnight Ranch
67810 Routt County Road 129
Clark, CO. 80428
The Midnight Ranch is the perfect setting for your unforgettable mountain wedding! The Bride and Groom, wedding party, family and friends may choose from our vacation homes, that can accommodate approximately 32 guests. Other lodging is available close by. Our ceremony and reception site can accommodate 200+ guests. There is plenty of room to put up tents and still enjoy the beauty of our 105-acre high mountain setting. So turn up the music… it’s time to party all night long!
Elk River Guest Ranch
29840 Routt County Rd 64
Clark, Colorado 80428
From all of us here at Elk River Guest Ranch, we would like to extend a warm welcome to you and your guests. We pride ourselves on going the extra mile to make sure that you’re special day is perfect and personalized, from beginning to end. We want you to have the day YOU want to have, because your wedding really should be all about you!
Lower Lake Ranch
11883 S Elk Creek Rd, Pine, CO 80470
Lower Lake Ranch has three different and unique wedding venues available to Colorado brides and grooms. Creekside is a 1st Place Award Winning Venue Recognized as “The Best Mountain Venue for Photos in the U.S.” Click to view a gallery of their beautiful locations.
Deer Creek Valley Ranch
64407 US Highway 285
Bailey, CO 80421
Inspired by their own amazing “Love Story”, the owners – Tim and Christian – have offered their Ranch as an intimate and elegant country setting for weddings, receptions, reunions, corporate events, and basically any excuse to spend fun time with good friends. An authentic Colorado experience conveniently located just 45 minutes from the DTC.