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Tumbling River Ranch

Grant, Colorado

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  • Hidden

Nearest Regional Airport

Centennial Airport, 65 miles

Nearest International Airport

Denver International Airport, 84 miles


9200 Feet


June - August

Guest Capacity


A Memorable Vacation

Nestled amidst cascading streams and teeming with abundant wildlife, Tumbling River Ranch provides countless avenues to explore the beauty of the Colorado high country. A vacation here promises lasting memories for your entire family. For over 70 years, guests have been enchanted by our warm ambiance, unparalleled service, historic top-tier accommodations, and sumptuous home-cooked meals.

A Cherished Family Tradition

Tumbling River symbolizes a deep-seated family tradition that began in 1975. Year after year, families come back to forge fresh memories and set down lasting traditions. We extend a warm invitation for you to experience an unmatched family retreat amidst the serene splendor of the Rocky Mountains. For those seeking an idyllic backdrop for enduring family moments, we specialize in curating multi-generational adventures, underscored by our steadfast commitment to service, hospitality, and comfort.

An Acclaimed Destination

Tumbling River has garnered accolades aplenty: recognized as “a best” by 5280 Magazine, labeled a “top choice” ranch by Kilgore Ranch Vacations, and honored with Trip Advisor’s 5-Star Excellence award. But our most cherished acknowledgment? Half of our guests each week are returning visitors, many of whom are second-generation guests. They’re eager for their children and grandchildren to capture the enchantment that is Tumbling River Ranch.

In just one week, create a lifetime of memories at Tumbling River Ranch. With our vast array of activities, one summer might not seem enough! Dive into white-water rafting, try your hand at shooting sports, or engage in fishing across serene streams, ponds, and high-altitude lakes. Our guided hiking program offers breathtaking views, or perhaps you’d prefer to swim, unwind in a hot tub, challenge yourself in the game room, or even square dance. We offer hayrides, rejuvenating massages, fitness and wellness sessions, and the timeless joy of singing by a campfire. Explore historic towns and experience the thrill of a narrow-gauge railroad journey. On horseback, venture to long-forgotten mines, elusive ghost towns, cookouts, or even an overnight pack trip. If a moment of tranquility is what you seek, immerse yourself in a good book amidst stunning vistas. At TRR, flexibility is at its finest – whether you choose to experience activities as a family or explore individually, every moment promises an unforgettable adventure.

*Activities are Subject to change

Tumbling River kids train ride


  • Archery/Shooting Sports
  • Childrens Programs (2-5)
  • Childrens Programs (6-8)
  • Childrens Programs (9-12)
  • Childrens Programs (13-17)
  • Dancing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Pack Trip
  • Petting Zoo
  • Rock Climbing
  • River Rafting
  • Yoga


  • Beginner Rides
  • Horsemanship Lessons
  • Pony Rides
  • Private Lessons
  • Trail Riding Ages 6+

Special Events

  • Private Weeks
  • Family Reunions
  • Weddings

At Tumbling River Ranch, we take immense pride in our meals. Every dish is home-cooked: from our freshly baked breads to our delectable desserts. We are confident that both you and your children will relish our menu offerings. Our meals are primarily served family-style, meaning everyone—adults and children alike—gathers to share the same thoughtfully prepared entree, instead of choosing from a vast menu. If you have a discerning eater in your family, please ensure you fill out the “dietary needs” section on our advance guest form. With prior knowledge, we can seamlessly integrate additional dishes into our meals. Proudly known as the most kid-friendly ranch in Colorado, we always stock up on beloved children’s favorites such as macaroni and cheese, chicken nuggets, and PB&J sandwiches. A typical dinner might showcase a plethora of entrées ranging from tri-tip roasts, pork tenderloin, and grilled salmon to smoked trout, barbecued chicken, and ribs. And the best part? It’s all-you-can-eat!

Tumbling River dining table set up

Food Options

  • Ranch/Western

Tumbling River Ranch showcases exceptional facilities, harmoniously merging the rustic charm of yesteryears with contemporary comforts. Guests can choose from a variety of cabins, each distinctively designed, featuring cozy fireplaces and private baths to promise a warm and intimate stay. Complementing these cabins is the ranch’s historic Ranch House. This iconic structure, resonant with the area’s rich past, houses charming rooms and a spacious suite, all offering a harmonious blend of rustic allure and modern conveniences. Whether seeking a romantic escape or a spacious family haven, Tumbling River Ranch promises an accommodation option tailored to your needs.

Tumbling River lodge bedroom

  • Lodge Rooms
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Babysitting Services
  • Cabins
  • Game Room
  • Horse Safety Program
  • Hot tub
  • Internet/WiFi
  • Saloon
  • Spa Services/Massages
  • Swimming Pool



Check-in: 3:00 pm

Check-out: 10:00 am

Length of Stay:

6 nights (June - August)

Cancellation Policy

Should you need to cancel, the deposit (less 10%) is refundable if notice of cancellation is received at least 60 days in advance of your arrival date. Inside 60 days of your arrival date, the deposit is non-refundable. The remaining balance of your rates is due 45 days prior to your arrival, which includes taxes and service charges. Any other additional services will be paid at check out. Reservations made within 60 days prior to arrival must be 100% prepaid at the time of booking. Because of our small size, cancellations or rescheduling of dates affect us significantly. A last-minute cancellation or date change gives us little chance of filling the space due to our remote location and short operating season. For these reasons, we uphold a strict cancellation policy. Tumbling River Ranch highly recommends the purchase of travel insurance.


Tumbling River Ranch

Grant, Colorado

Nearest Regional Airport

Centennial Airport, 65 miles