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Zapata Ranch

  • 5305 State Hwy. 150 Map It
  • Great Sand Dunes National Park


  • Beautiful setting among mature cottonwoods
  • Historic lodge buildings
  • Terrific restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating


  • Much pricier than other area accommodations
  • Limited capacity (the ranch rents only those rooms that aren't reserved for guest ranch visitors)

Updated 10/02/2013

Fodor's Review

Part of a 103,000-acre working cattle and bison ranch owned by the Nature Conservancy, the Zapata Ranch is focused mainly on all-inclusive, week-long stays, during which guests learn about bison, land conservation and renewable ranching practices, and participate in ranch activities (including branding cattle and mending fences). The ranch also offers rooms for as little as a three-night minimum. Rates include all meals and use of the ranch's hot tub and hiking trails.

Hotel Information


5305 State Hwy. 150, Great Sand Dunes National Park, Colorado, 81146, United States

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888-592–7282; 719-378–2356


Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 15 rooms
  • Rate includes All-inclusive

Updated 10/02/2013

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