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Taylor River Lodge

Crested Butte, Colorado

Taylor River Lodge is a haven for outdoor adventures in the Rocky Mountains, a short drive from the Colorado town of Crested Butte. Ensuring a fully flexible stay, it's perfect for a special occasion or active family adventure to suit every generation.

At a Glance

  • Fully inclusive ranch experience with meals and activities all taken care of

  • Enjoy adventure-filled days in the Colorado mountains with fly-fishing, rafting, mountain biking, riding, hiking and rock climbing available

  • Just six cabins and two larger homes for families

  • Rustic luxury experience with a real focus on the outdoors

  • Creature comforts and fantastic facilities to include a lap pool, fire pits, hot tub and games room, making downtime truly relaxing

Family, Adventure, Fishing, Riding

Insider's View

Ease gently into fly fishing on the lodge's well stocked pond, a great place to increase your confidence before heading for the river

Anna Bleasdale

Insider's View

Enjoy delicious home made goodies in your stocked mini fridge, the chocolate covered pretzels were my favorite!

Anna Bleasdale

Insider's View

Head to the lodge in September when it's quieter and the stunning Fall colors arrive and salmon are abundant in the river

Anna Bleasdale

Insider's View

September is a fantastic time for fishing when you often get Kokanee salmon in the river

Anna Bleasdale

Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your vacation to Taylor River Lodge or take a look at our itineraries to The Rockies


Rustic luxury is the name of the game at Taylor River Lodge, a wilderness lodge-style property in the heart of Colorado's Rocky Mountains. Opt to include all meals, activities and transportation to ensure everything is taken care of in one package, allowing you to relax and simply on focus on what's important here: the great outdoors. Spend days exploring the rolling hills in the mountain resort of Crested Butte and tailor each day to include a perfect balance of high-octane adventures and pampering relaxation.

The lodge can be taken exclusively or hired out cabin by cabin, giving the option of total privacy to families or groups wishing to travel together. Accommodation consists of just six queen-bedded cabins and two three-bedroom family homes; three of the cabins have twin-bedded lofts making it a perfect choice for families. A separate building provides a games room, dining space, private bar, lounge and outdoor seating area where campfires can be enjoyed, along with spectacular views of the surrounding peaks. For relaxation there is a bathhouse with a sauna and hot tub, fitness center and spa treatment rooms.

Getting off the grid is easy at Taylor River Lodge, with plenty to occupy active minds amidst the breathtaking backdrop of Taylor Canyon. Head out to the reservoir for fishing, kayaking, paddle boarding or swimming, tuck into picnics on the banks or take out the mountain bikes for a spin. Rock-climbing, horse-riding, archery and yoga top it all off to create a vacation which captures the imagination of both young and old.


Accommodation is rustic yet luxurious, with tasteful furnishings that reflect the Rocky Mountain surroundings. The lodge accommodates up to 32 guests when taken exclusively but can also be taken cabin by cabin. There are 6 queen-bedded cabins (3 of which have a sleeping loft) and two three-bedroom homes. A number of the cabins boast a riverside location.


Children are welcomed at the lodge making it ideal for a family vacation. A children's teepee lounge offers the perfect space for little ones while older kids will love the games room which boasts a pool table, fussball table and dartboard as well as big screen TV with XBox, Wii and Blu Ray player.


A separate lodge offers communal dining space, a private bar, lounge with fireplace and outdoor seating where a campfire can be set up. There is also a bathhouse with a lap pool, steam room, sauna and hot tub, a fitness room and two spa treatment rooms. A Games room offers a pool table, fussball table and dartboard and there is also a private climbing wall.


Fantastic guides are included in the cost of your stay and the activity selection on site comprises fly-fishing and float fishing, rock-climbing and archery. Off site you will find mountain biking, Off-road driving, hiking, horse riding, white-water rafting and Stand up paddle boarding. Child specific activities led by a youth adventure specialist.

Location & Directions

Crested Butte, Colorado

Taylor River Lodge is located in the heart of the Colorado countryside, a short drive from the small town of Crested Butte.

When to go

Taylor River Lodge is open yearly from May to October. The summer months of June to August provide warm to hot days and pleasant evenings. Fall is a idyllic season, with shimmering golden fall foliage starting in September, its a great time for couples to visit the lodge.

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Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your vacation to Taylor River Lodge or take a look at our itineraries to The Rockies

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