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Horseback Riding

Saddleback Ranch


Enjoy views of the Flattops, Sleeping Giant and Mt Werner on horseback! The first cattle were brought to Routt County in 1871 to utilize summer pastures. The Iacovetto family has passed our agriculture heritage through five generations.

Spend the day with us as we move cattle, check their health, bring in strays and make sure that everything on the ranch is running smoothly. Our Cattle Drive rides are unique as they are not "nose to tail" trail rides and no part of the day is "staged" so daily tasks vary. The horse riding pace on a Cattle Drive is usually slow, allowing for time to gain appreciation for the animals and make a four legged friend or two. We have horses for all riding abilities on all our riding activities.

On our dinner ride enjoy a 30-minute horseback ride to to our Double Dollar Lodge. After dinner take part in a calf roping instruction, ending the evening with a breathtaking Colorado sunset ride home.

Driving Directions

Take Hwy 40 (Lincoln Avenue) west 10 miles towards Milner, turn left at mile marker 122 onto RCR 179, stay on RCR 179 for approx 3 miles (25 minute drive). The ranch is on the left side of the road. Follow the signs.


Guests must call the Saddleback Ranch to confirm ride time, riding abilities and menu choices. Please call at least 24 hours in advance.

The Cattle Drive and Two Hour Rides are offered Monday - Saturday; Dinner Rides are offered Mondays and Wednesdays. All rides take place June 1 - September 20, 2015.

Dinner Menu

For the dinner ride, the dinner menu choices are baked garlic salmon, teriyaki chicken, or marinated and grilled pork tenderloin. Childrens menu contains Hot Dog or Hamburger (children may also order from the adult menu). Entrees served with cowboy baked beans, ranch style potato, garlic vinaigrette salad, warm bread, and chef's choice for dessert. Iced tea and lemonade to drink. We have a wide selection of wines and several choices of domestic and microbrewed bottled beers are available for purchase.


Ride Type Age Rate*
2-Hour Trail Ride
9:00am or 1:30pm
6 years & up $65
Dinner Ride
6 years & up $85
Cattle Drive - 3-3.5 hours
10 years & up $110

* These are the 2015 summer rates. Prices do not include gratuity.

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Del's Triangle 3 Ranch


Del's Triangle 3 Ranch offers horseback riding on deer and elk trails in a wilderness type setting on a 1000 acre ranch. Once you leave the corrals you will not see a sign of civilization until your return. Del's offers 1 and 2 hour rides, as well as half and full day rides. You must be able to mount the horse on your own. Please wear long pants and solid shoes. Guests may want to bring a jacket. All guests must sign a waiver.


Del's Triangle 3 Ranch is located west of Clark, Colorado, about 19 miles from Steamboat Springs. Guests must provide their own transportation to Del's Triangle 3 Ranch.

Driving Directions

Take US 40 west out of Steamboat Springs, turn north on Routt County Road 129 at the stoplight. Go 17 miles to Clark. At the Clark Store, turn left/west on Routt Country Road 62 for 2.25 miles. The house is on the left and the corrals are onthe right.


Guests are requested to arrive 15 minutes early to complete paperwork. Please reconfirm your ride time with Del's Triangle 3 Ranch at least 24 hours in advance.

Ride Type Length Rate*
Lunch Ride Full Day - Leave at 9am
Half Day - Leave at 9am
1 Hour Ride Times: 10am or 2pm $55/person
2 Hour Ride Times: 10am or 2pm $85/person

(Riders must be 6 years or older)

* These are the 2015 summer rates. Prices do not include gratuity.

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Elk River Guest Ranch


At Elk River Guest Ranch, guests ride horseback through beautiful wildflower meadows and aspen forests while experiencing the beauty of the Colorado mountains. While riding, guests will experience the Routt National Forest, which is located just north of the ranch.

Guests must arrive at least 30 minutes prior to their scheduled ride time. Please check-in at the saloon. Call Elk River Guest Ranch at 970-879-1946 at least 24 hours in advance to confirm ride time

Driving Directions

Drive west from Downtown Steamboat on US-40/Lincoln. Turn right onto Elk River Road (SR 129) and continue north 17.7 miles on Elk River Road. Turn right on Seedhouse Road (County Road 64). Go 3 miles and the entrance to the ranch is on the left. Elk River Guest Ranch is approximately 21 miles from Steamboat.


Ride Type Age Rate*
2-Hour Trail Ride
10:00am or 1:00pm
6 years & up $79

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Hahn's Peak Roadhouse


Hahn's Peak Roadhouse offers guided Horseback Rides through beautiful Steamboat Lake State Park. Choose from one to four hour horse rides daily at 9:00am, 11:30am, or 3:00pm. Or enjoy a one or two hour dinner ride at 5:00pm daily.

*Children will ride their own horse and must be age 6 years or older.


Hahn's Peak is an approximate 50 minutes drive from Steamboat Springs. From Steamboat Springs, head north on Highway 40 to the west end of town. At the last stop light, with a 7-11 on the right, turn right on to RCR 129 (Elk River Road). Follow this twisting, 45mph country road to mile marker 24 and look for Hahn’s Peak Roadhouse on the right. We are about 6 miles beyond the small town of Clark.


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