About the Area
Location. Location. Location.
Three things about Vickers Horse River Ranch that make it the perfect Colorado mountain getaway or vacation rental. Guests have been visiting the Vickers Ranch for nearly 100 years to enjoy its remote location and majestic beauty. Now you have the opportunity to own your own little piece of this paradise … a piece of history.
Nestled in the San Juan Mountains
Located just two miles south of Lake City on Highway 149 in the spectacular San Juan Mountains of Southwestern Colorado, the ranch presents a beautiful wooded and open expanse of pastures, and trout ponds, with the Lake Fork of the Gunnison River running through it. Truly spectacular views abound in the narrow valley below rugged high mountain peaks and amazingly blue Colorado skies.
The Lake City region offers unlimited adventure with easy access to the San Juan Mountains, the Alpine Loop, Lake San Cristobal and much, much more. There are numerous ways to enjoy the beautiful Colorado outdoors here. Horseback riding, cross-country skiing, hiking, 4-wheeling, hunting, and world class fishing are just a few. Each season and day offers a wealth of new experiences at Vickers Horse River Ranch.
History and Tourism
For the history buff there is no place better to enjoy educational adventures than Hinsdale County. And for those who just like to get away from it all, Lake City is the place to be. Just check out the various videos in this playlist* below about how history and tourism is alive at and around Vickers Horse River Ranch.
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Why not come stay at Vickers Ranch and see for yourself? Contact us today for vacation rental rates and availability. You might just fall in love with your cabin and want to stay!
- Lake City, Colorado – A Short History by Jerry Clark
- Western Mining History of Lake City, Colorado
- Colorado Ghost Towns Near Lake City
- History of the 1874 Alferd Packer Massacre
- Lake City, Colorado Vacation Directory