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Dining at Snow Mountain Ranch

Our on-site dining options at Snow Mountain Ranch provide a wide range of food and beverage choices for you and your entire group.
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Schlessman Commons

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Buckboard Cafe

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Skinny Ski Cafe

Group Stays

Elevate your next gathering into an unforgettable and purposeful occasion by hosting it at our mission-based Snow Mountain Ranch. Our group rates include your choice of accommodations, meal plans, and meeting space, as well as complimentary access to dozens of activities.

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    Group Experiences

    With lodging for 2,100 guests, almost 46,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space, and 20 total meeting rooms, Snow Mountain Ranch has the perfect venue for budget-conscious weddings, conferences, reunions, and events.

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    Enjoy Our Nordic Center

    With 85K of groomed track and trails at your doorstep, family and friends can experience classic and skate skiing, snowshoeing, and much more.

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    Camp Chief Ouray 
Overnight Camp & Day Camp

    Located on 5,100 acres of mountains and meadows, Camp Chief Ouray is our adventurous playground and traditional overnight camp for kids ages 7-17. It develops confidence, independence, and resilience in a safe environment — where boredom is simply not an option!

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    Plan Your Stay at Snow Mountain Ranch

    Make the most of your stay at Snow Mountain Ranch with these helpful tips and directions.

    Snow Mountain Ranch FAQs

    • Pets are allowed only in pet-friendly accommodations for $25/day (up to 2 pets are permitted). Most lodging types offer pet-free options for those with allergies. There is no pet fee for guests staying at the Snow Mountain Ranch Campground. Pets are not permitted in public buildings at the Y or on trails in Rocky Mountain National Park. Read our full Pet Policy here.

    • Reservation deposits are fully refundable up until the time periods outlined below.

      • Lodge Rooms, Campsites and Yurts: No refund 48 hours prior to arrival
      • Cabins: 75% refund 2 weeks prior to arrival. No refund 1 week prior to arrival
    • We carefully consider all special lodging requests, but we are unable to guarantee specific cabins or lodge rooms, the exact location of your accommodations, or fireplace type (wood vs. gas).

    • Cell service varies. At Estes Park Center AT&T/ T-Mobile have strong service. At Snow Mountain Ranch, Verizon has the best service. There is little-to-no cell service in Rocky Mountain National Park.

    • We have a unique booking system that includes booking windows for cabin donors, members, and the general public. Learn more in this handy guide.

    • We offer many accessibility features in our lodging and programs. Please call our reservation line to discuss specific needs and how we can best meet them.
      Contact: 888-613-9622

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