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Saddleback Ranch Sleigh Rides

Sleigh Ride Dinners

Saddleback Ranch is an 8,000 acre fourth generation family owned and operated working cattle ranch. Saddleback ranch is pleased to offer two Sleigh Ride options for you and your family.


Saddleback Ranch provides front door transportation to and from the ranch in brand new luxury vans. Saddleback Ranch is located just outside of Milner, a 15 mile drive from Steamboat Springs. If you wish to drive to the ranch, take HWY 40 West out of Steamboat 10 miles. At mile marker 122 take a left onto County Road 178, which will turn into County Road 179. Follow County Road 179, 3miles across the railroad tracks, over the river and pass a housing development, the ranch is on the left side of the road.

Hot Chocolate Sleigh Ride

Watch your team driver harness the Belgian Draft horses and then load the sleigh and enjoy a 45-minute sleigh ride on Saddleback. After your ride, warm up with hot chocolate at our Longhorn Lodge and enjoy 1-2 free trips down the tubing hill.

Offered Mondays and Thursdays, December 6, 2014 - Marcch 22, 2015, with a 10:30am pick-up at the transit center.

Age Rate*
Adult (13 and up) $45
Child (1-12 years) $40
Under 1 year Free

*These are 2014-2015 season rates.

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Dinner Sleigh Ride

It's a 30 minute ride to the Double Dollar Lodge where you will be greeted with a warm cup of hot chocolate or hot apple cider and the smell of delicious home-cooked meal. During dessert, listen to some old-fashioned entertainment. After dessert, let us teach you how to calf rope. You're sure to have a great time! It's a very family friendly experience! Guests are required to call Saddleback Ranch upon arrival in Steamboat to confirm Dinner Menu and pick-up location.

The Saddleback Dinner Sleigh Ride is offered Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, except during peak season when it is offered Monday - Saturday (peak season dates are December 21, 2014 - January 4, 2015; January 17 - January 20, 2015; February 14 - February 16, 2015; March 8 - March 22, 2015). Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Eve. Vendor reserves the right to cancel or reschedule due to lack of snow.


Your choice: New York Strip Steak, Baked Garlic Salmon, Grilled Teriyaki Chicken, or Grilled Marinated Pork Tenderloin. Hamburgers or hot dogs are available for children. A wide selection of wines and several choices of domestic and microbrewed bottled beers are available for purchase upon arrival.

Age Rate*
Adult (13 & up) $85
Child (6-12) $55
Preschool (5 & under) $30
1 and under Free

*These are 2014-2015 season rates.

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Bud Light

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Robert Mondavi

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AVIS Car Rentals

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