A Secluded Mountain Getaway

Just minutes from bustling downtown Durango, Colorado.

Beautiful Natural Surroundings

Stroll the gardens and wind your way down to the lake.

Walk In The Gardens

Smell the sweet scent of flowers.

Choose from 16 Unique Accommodations

A cabin on the lake, a secluded cottage, a private casita, or a ranch house suite?

Southwest Style Suites

Each accommodation offers tranquility and breathtaking views.

Complimentary Gourmet Breakfast

Delicious Southwest specialities featuring hot entrees and fresh fruit.

"Sit a Spell"

A getaway is made of moments like this.

Abundant Flora and Fauna

Enjoy the grounds and wildlife, take a hike, or just relax.

Where to stay in Durango, Colorado?

Blue Lake Ranch is near Durango, Colorado. Our boutique hotel & inn sits on 200 secluded acres. Blue Lake Ranch offers breathtaking views of the La Plata Mountains, meandering meadows, lush gardens, and a private spring-fed lake filled with trout. We feature 16 unique and beautiful lodging options, including cabins and private casitas. Famous for warm and inviting hospitality, luxurious accommodations, and sumptuous Southwest inspired breakfast buffet, the ranch provides an unparalleled year-round destination.

We invite you to experience this magic firsthand. Whether you are coming for romance, to spend quality time with family and friends, attend a wedding, family reunion, or corporate retreat, explore Mesa Verde or Chaco Canyon, or to ride the Durango Silverton Railroad, Blue Lake Ranch is your private southwest Colorado and Four Corners vacation destination.


The Four Corners. A crossroads for your high-country adventures.

"The breakfast is amazing! Make time to visit the lake and grounds, but do not miss the fabulous breakfast."

"Two most pleasant nights with the wildlife at Blue Lake Ranch..."

"Surrounded by nature. Exquisite beauty. Clean, spacious, and luxurious accommodations..."

Tours & Activities

Plan an Amazing Colorado Vacation.