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Blue Lake Ranch

16919 Hwy 140
Durango, CO 81326

Toll-free 888-258-3525

Phone 970-385-4537

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Blue Lake Ranch luxury awaits at this recently remodeled luxury Bed and Breakfast just outside Durango Colorado.  Blue Lake Ranch makes a wonderful homebase to explore the 4 corners region and all the culture, history, and outdoor adventure that this landscpae provides.  

Blue Lake Ranch, a Durango Bed & Breakfast, is located on a private 200 acre estate, just 15 minutes from the bustling frontier town of Durango, Colorado.

Centrally located only 30 minutes from Mesa Verde National Park and 10 minutes to spectacular mountain activities and off road adventure, our guests enjoy year round outdoor activities from skiing to hiking, fishing, and hunting.

Counted among the top Bed and Breakfast Inns in the United States by Country Inns, Conde Nast Traveler, and Travel + Leisure, Blue Lake Ranch remains a quiet and affordable getaway for the sophisticated and casual traveler alike.  This Southwest treasure provides guests with a beautiful vacation spot to regroup, renew, and rediscover.

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$100-199, $200-299

  • Cash
  • Check
  • Visa
  • MC
  • AmEx
  • Discover

Holidays, Peak Season




Rural, Mountains


  • Free Onsite Parking
  • Gardens on Property
  • Laundry Facility
  • Business Center
  • GLBT Friendly
  • Green/Enviro-Friendly






Counted among the top Bed and Breakfast Inns in the United States by Country Inns, Conde Nast Traveler, and Travel + Leisure, Blue Lake Ranch remains a quiet getaway for the sophisticated and casual traveler alike.  This Southwest treasure provides guests with a beautiful vacation spot to regroup, renew, and rediscover.

Blue Lake Ranch has 16 unique luxurious and private accommodations that are perfect for relaxation and adventure in South West Colorado.  Set in Magnificent location less than 15 minutes from Historic Downtown Durango.  Activities include a choice of 18 & 27 Hole Championship Golf Courses, Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Rail Road· North America’s Gold Medal trout fishing in the white-water Animas and Florida rivers · World-Class Trophy Hunting Ultimate River Rafting & Kayaking Adventures · The Colorado Trail - Mountain Biking, Zip lining, Rock Climbing & Hiking · Wildcat Canyon Road Biking- Cowboy Way, true Wild West horseback riding experiences- Unique Private guided tours of Ute Mountain Ute Tribal Park and Ancestral Anasazi  ruins.

Please note that all of our rates are based on double occupancy. Additional guests are welcome at $30.00 per person, per night.

  • Cabins
  • Cottages
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites



Full ADA

Front Desk

  • Air Conditioning
  • Antique Furnishings
  • Bathrobes
  • Featherbeds
  • Fireplaces
  • Full Kitchen
  • Hairdryers
  • Luxury Linens
  • Private Deck
  • Private Entrance
  • Refrigerators
  • Rollaway Available
  • Telephones
  • Whirlpool or Jacuzzi
  • Alarm Clocks
  • Ironing Boards
  • Microwaves
  • Turndown Service
  • Laundry Facility

  • Cable TV
  • Music Library
  • Video Library

More about our rooms

Blue Lake Ranch is proud to offer all our guests a complimentary Southwest inspired gourmet breakfast each morning.  Start the day off with freshly ground coffee, fresh squeezed juice, yogurt, house made granola, fresh seasonal fruit, and rotating hot items that arouse the sences and help fuel your day.  

We also offer seasonal special event dinners and scheduled farm to table dinners.  Ask the Innkeeper for a schedule of gourmet dinners.  



Individual Tables


Beer, Wine, Spirits


  • Special Diets Accommodated
  • Vegetarian Options

  • Afternoon Tea/Refreshments
  • Picnics Available


More about dining at our inn

  • Antique Shopping
  • Art Galleries
  • Beaches
  • Biking
  • Boating
  • Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Casinos/Gambling
  • Culinary Classes
  • Fishing
  • Garden Tours
  • Golf
  • Hiking/Nature Trails
  • Historic Sites
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Rivers/Lakes
  • Shopping
  • Snow Skiing - Cross Country
  • Snow Skiing - Downhill
  • Snowmobiling
  • Sports Events
  • State/National Parks
  • Tennis
  • Whitewater Sports
  • Winery Tours

More on what to do at our inn

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Blue Lake Ranch has several meeting and event spaces and configurations to fit your next event or group meeting.  

Call direct and ask for our Events Specialist for further details.  

  • Business
  • Family Reunion
  • Social








  • Dedicated Conference Center
  • Onsite Catering

Indoor, Outdoor



More about our meetings services

Blue Lake Ranch offers two unique wedding venues with event spaces for up to 200 guests. 

The Ridgwood Events Center was the first of its kind specifically built to take advantage of our unobstructed La Plata Mountain views.  The events center is the Four Corners premier wedding and events venue.  

For smaller weddings of 50 people or less you can take advantage of several site locations at Blue Lake Ranch with meadow, lake, and mountain views.

To learn more about planning your special event call direct and ask for our Events Coordintor.  

  • Ceremony
  • Receptions
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Bridal Luncheon

  • Indoor
  • Outdoor


More about our weddings services

Check out the recipes on our website

Blue Lake Ranch Green Chili Posole

This hearty stew is a welcome southwest inspired breakfast option for a snowy morning or day of adventure.

Southwest Sonoran Breakfast Quiche

This easy to prepare and always pleasing quiche is a staple at Blue Lake Ranch. The southwest flavors and hearty flavors are true comfort foods that will give you plenty of energy as you explore all the 4 Corners has to offer.