Here at Lower Lake Ranch, Colorado’s oldest Guest Ranch, we offer a wide variety of services, activities and special events. As you navigate through our website, you’ll see that we have beautiful mountain wedding venues, lodging with Bed and Breakfast accommodations, fly fishing, corporate events, and a varied selection of many more activities. A new nearby attraction is the opening of Staunton State Park, right in our own backyard.
You will never experience a better family reunion than right here at Lower Lake Ranch. Lodging for up to 60 of your closest family members in adorable log cabins in the beautiful mountains of the great state of Colorado. Order meals that meet your groups needs including vegetarians, vegans, or other special diets. Outdoor family activities including fishing, hiking, biking, horseshoes, volleyball, ball park, and outdoor western barbecues are available. Take a moment to enjoy the beautiful views of the mountains, the calming sounds of creeks, the awesome views of lakes, and the wildlife grazing in the pastures.
For those in pursuit of a big catch or just learning how to cast, fishing at one of LLR’s three Trophy Ponds will be a successful experience. Not many properties have a proven record in offering a fly fishing experience that LLR has. Members of LLR's Fly Fishing Club and Guest visiting the ranch with their family and friends thoroughly enjoy the "Catch". LLR ponds are stocked with Rainbow, Cutthroat and Brown Trout. The ranches Fresh Water ecosystem is unsurpassed. Some of our oldest Fishing Members have been casting and catching on the Ranch for over 60 years. So if you see one of our Old Timers slowly casting say “Hello, and how’s the fishing”.
For those fisherman in pursuit stream fishing looking for those pockets or a fast flow of water, then fishing along the 2.5 miles of Elk Creek will be a little more challenging. The rainbow brookie can range from small to surprisingly large.