Location
Colorado, United States
Drive-in Access
All-Inclusive?
All-inclusive lodges include:
  • accommodation
  • all equipment/gear/tackle
  • boats and fuel
  • guiding
  • all meals
  • fish processing (unless fishing is catch-and-release only)
See below to find out exactly what is included in the price.
Fishing
freshwater (lakes), freshwater (rivers),
Guided
8 hours/day
2:1 guest-to-guide ratio
Fly fishing (The ranch offers guided float fly fishing activities as well as walk-wade fishing trips.)
RATING
678 reviews

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Overview

Nestled within the captivating landscapes of High Lonesome Ranch, an unforgettable experience awaits. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of the surroundings while indulging in a world-class fly fishing adventure. With access to pristine rivers and streams teeming with wild trout, our ranch offers enthusiasts the perfect haven to cast lines and reel in the thrill of the catch. Whether you’re a seasoned angler or new to the art of fly fishing, our dedicated guides are on hand to ensure an exceptional experience. Discover the art of presenting a fly, the rush of hooking a trout, and the satisfaction of a well-earned catch-and-release. Amidst the stunning backdrop of High Lonesome Ranch, every cast becomes a moment to cherish. Join us for an unparalleled fly fishing journey that captures the essence of nature’s beauty and the art of angling.

What makes us unique:

  1. Wing Shooting/Hunting
  2. Equestrian Activities
  3. Agritourism
  4. Paragliding
  5. Mountain Biking
  6. Hiking
  7. Wildlife Viewing

What We Catch

List
Species Availability Calendar
  • 30044 1Trout - Rainbow
  • 30046 2Trout - Cutthroat
  • 30048 3Whitefish
  • Trout - Brown
SpeciesJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Trout - Rainbow
Trout - Cutthroat
Whitefish

Our season runs from 1st January to 31st December.

Packages/prices

Estimated PER-DAY fishing vacation rate:

US$600.00
CA$821.91
£474.18
€561.14

PER PERSON

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For 2 people.

US$600.00
CA$821.91
£474.18
€561.14
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NOTES

Included: Guided fly fishing, use of Ranch vehicle, rod and tackle.
Does not include Colorado fishing license (can be purchased at Ranch).

Unless otherwise stated, prices do not include taxes, gratuities, or fishing license/stamp.

This lodge charges in $USD.
Prices that have been converted to your chosen currency are based on today’s exchange rate. This lodge charges in $USD, so the amount billed to you may be different than the converted value shown here. Source: openexchangerates.org

What's Included?

How many hours of guided fishing?

8 hours

Return transportation:

If YES, the lodge covers all transportation costs to and from the Travel Destination. If NO, you are responsible for all costs getting to and from the lodge.

Equipment / gear / tackle / bait:

Fish processing:

Cleaning, filleting, vacuum packing and refrigerated (or frozen) storage.

All meals / snacks / non-alcoholic drinks:

Alcohol:

Deposit required: 100%

Balance due: 60 days prior



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Weather

°C / MM
°F / IN.

Temperature, °C

Avg HIGH

Avg LOW

Avg. Accumulated Precipitation

mm

Weather data based on closest weather station which is 43 miles from the lodge, so the actual climate at the lodge can vary a bit. Based on weather reports collected during 1985–2015.
Jan
3
-8
6.2
Feb
8
-4
7.3
Mar
14
0
8.3
Apr
19
4
10.8
May
25
9
9.9
Jun
32
14
3
Jul
34
18
7.1
Aug
32
16
10.1
Sep
27
12
13.3
Oct
20
5
10.3
Nov
11
-2
6.8
Dec
4
-8
6.5

Temperature, °F

Avg HIGH

Avg LOW

Avg. Accumulated Precipitation

inches

Weather data based on closest weather station which is 43 miles from the lodge, so the actual climate at the lodge can vary a bit. Based on weather reports collected during 1985–2015.
Jan
38
17
0.24
Feb
46
25
0.29
Mar
58
32
0.33
Apr
66
39
0.43
May
77
48
0.39
Jun
89
57
0.12
Jul
94
64
0.28
Aug
90
62
0.4
Sep
81
53
0.52
Oct
67
40
0.41
Nov
51
28
0.27
Dec
38
18
0.25

ACCOMMODATIONS

Description

Each of our Colorado guest ranch houses features well-appointed spaces welcoming you with that down-to-earth country comfort found at The High Lonesome Ranch. You’ll find the right amount of cozy and spaciousness to entertain a party of yourself, family, friends, or all of the above. The kitchens are kitted out with a thorough and carefully curated set of essential accessories and staple dry goods to ensure that after a day out adventuring, you’ve got all needed to nurture your body while your soul savors the day’s experiences. If you haven’t gotten enough of the Outdoors, enjoy rocking chairs and patios while dinner sizzles on the grill. Or if cooking isn’t your preference, work with our reservations team to plan your specially catered dining experience.

Details

Corporate buyout:

High Lonesome Ranch stands as the quintessential Western Colorado ranch destination, nestled within a stunning and remote western slope landscape that strikes a balance between natural beauty and proximity to attractions. Ideal for an array of gatherings, from intimate family retreats and grand reunions to corporate events and destination weddings of all sizes, the ranch offers versatile venues. With cabin accommodation for 40, space for tent camping accommodating 300, and 40 RV spaces, High Lonesome Ranch promises a memorable experience.

A corporate buyout is a single group booking the entire lodge. Often done for executive retreats.

WiFi available:

Maximum capacity:

40

Average travel time to fishing grounds:

0-2 Hours

Amenities

The High Lonesome Ranch offers a variety of On-Site and Seasonally available Off-Site ranch activities that allows you to experience the Ranch and surrounding areas of Western Colorado. Our guests visit us to relax and unwind, to gain a unique experience in ranch life, to learn new skills, to surround themselves in nature, and to meet new people. Regardless of what you’re looking for in your stay with us, we know you’ll enjoy our special ranch. We would love to create a Ranch experience for your family and friends ranging from wildlife tours to sporting pursuits to customized experiences, only available at The High Lonesome Ranch.

Meals

Our beef is 100% grass-fed grass-finished and raised using regenerative practices in Western Colorado. Your beef will never contain any antibiotics or hormones. Our Angus cattle spend their lives on native range and pasture with access to dozens of forage species and the freedom to express their natural behavior.

Other Activities

High Lonesome Ranch beckons with a diverse array of activities beyond fishing, inviting guests to immerse themselves in nature’s beauty. From guided hikes and horseback riding that reveal rugged landscapes and wildlife, to archery, cycling, and stargazing around campfires, the ranch offers a harmonious blend of adventure and relaxation. Capturing breathtaking vistas through photography and indulging in farm-to-table dining experiences enrich the stay, while wellness activities, historical tours, and conservation programs provide deeper connections with the surroundings. Whether seeking thrill or tranquility, High Lonesome Ranch ensures a holistic and unforgettable retreat.

BOATS

Description

At The High Lonesome Ranch, the experience extends beyond land, offering the opportunity to explore its natural beauty from the water. Boasting a fleet of well-maintained boats, the ranch provides guests with an avenue to venture into the serene waters and discover a new dimension of the landscape. Whether you’re seeking tranquil moments of reflection or angling for the perfect catch, the boats at The High Lonesome Ranch enhance the adventure. From leisurely cruises to fishing expeditions, these vessels serve as gateways to unforgettable aquatic encounters, allowing you to forge a deeper connection with the surrounding environment.

Details

Bathroom:

n/a

Heated cabins:

Ratings and Reviews

Travel Planner

Nearest significant city:

The last significant city or town before the final leg of the journey to the lodge. If you are flying, this is where you'll fly to.
 Drive-in access.

Grand Junction Regional Airport, Colorado

Transportation to/from the lodge and here is NOT included.
/275-CR-222-De-Beque-CO-81630-USA

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Details

When embarking on a journey to High Lonesome Ranch, meticulous trip planning ensures an unforgettable experience. As you prepare, consider including key elements such as accommodations, fly fishing arrangements, and a well-rounded itinerary. Secure a comfortable stay at the ranch’s lodgings, where you can unwind amidst the breathtaking landscapes. To fully embrace the renowned fly fishing opportunities, organize your angling adventures by consulting the ranch’s fishing details. Crafting a diverse itinerary with planned activities such as guided fishing expeditions, wildlife encounters, and exploratory hikes allows you to maximize your ranch experience. Additionally, be sure to pack suitable clothing for the weather, fishing gear, personal essentials, and any required permits. With thoughtful planning, you’ll be poised to revel in the tranquility, exhilaration, and natural beauty that High Lonesome Ranch offers.

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