Stunningly spread out over 5,100 acres of rolling meadows, aspens, and spruce forest, YMCA of the Rockies – Snow Mountain Ranch is both a relaxing family retreat and popular outdoor playground in the heart of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains.
In addition to our world-class Nordic Center with 82.5k of groomed trails (perfect for skiing in the winter and biking in the summer), we offer affordable accommodation and dining options, dozens of complimentary activities every day of the year, and a spectacular alpine setting next to one of the top ski resorts in North America.
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.
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.
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!
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. 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.
Take a peek around our location, or focus in and learn more about one of our two unique locations.