Smith Fork Ranch


altitideAltitude: 7,200 ft
capacityCapacity: 25 Guests
openOpen: June-Nov
acresAcres: 260 **
minstayMin Stay: 3-7 Nights
payRates: $450-$650/N
Smith Fork Ranch is a mountain hideaway where Gunnison National Forest provides horse riding trails and private rivers nearby seem handpicked for fly fishing. Dining here is made special by a wine cellar with over 250 selections to choose from, all sourced from the U.S. and abroad. The cuisine is sourced locally, and features unique produce and fruit, as well as game meats, lamb, poultry, and trout. Both cabins and multi-person lodge rooms are available, depending on guest preference. Lodging amenities include spa treatments and fine linens, making this Colorado-western life not too rustic. Food & Wine magazine have featured the organic cooking that is prepared here — farm fresh eggs, poultry, meats and game such as elk and pheasant are delivered from local farmers and ranchers for dining satisfaction.

** Ranch has access to 1.7 million acres of the Gunnison National Forest and West Elk Wilderness area.



45362 Needle Rock Road, Crawford, CO

Featured Activities:

  • Horseback Riding
  • Team Cattle Penning
  • Frisbee Golf
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Vintage Bi-Plane Rides

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  • Touring Local Vineyards

Worth Noting:

  • All Day Trail Rides Offered


Smith Fork Ranch

Nearby Airport:

  • Grand Junction, CO