Venture out to the wild, wild west to this 6,000 acre cowboy ranch, just a short distance from metropolitan Denver.
Since 1938, this ranch retreat has served as the ideal destination for broncos and city-folk alike to experience all that the Colorado wilderness has to offer, without sparing any elegance. With numerous award-winning restaurants, varied meeting rooms and even a revamped, Civil War-era venue space, you’ll feel right at home on these wide open spaces.
The Lowdown Venue Setting Spectacular Settings
Few places on earth give you the sense of awe and romance that you'll feel at Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa. And fewer still can combine that feeling with facilities and staff that can make your Colorado mountain wedding truly a memory to treasure. Whether you're planning a casual outdoor wedding or an elegant black tie event, you'll be able to create your vision of the perfect mountain wedding.
High Lonesome Barn, High Lonesome Loft, Wine Grotto & Pavilion
Nestled on the hillside overlooking the Ranch, our new High Lonesome Barn, Loft, Wine Grotto, and outdoor Pavilion are ideal for groups of up to 350 people. The 4,200 square foot High Lonesome Barn is a Civil War-era structure moved here piece by piece from Ohio, with a wall of windows and unparalleled views of the Continental Divide and Ranch Creek Valley. The High Lonesome Loft is perfect for groups of up to 100 people, the Wine Grotto seats 40 people for private dinners and the 3,000 square foot outdoor Pavilion is great for events of up to 230 people.
Broad Axe Barn
Our 2,900 square foot indoor reception room, The Broad Axe Barn, is built from the hand hewn beams recovered from a Civil War-era Indiana barn and features a 25 foot vaulted ceiling, 7 x 10 foot windows and a 2,200 square foot deck with stunning views of the Continental Divide. It's the perfect venue for weddings up to 160 persons.
Built as a gathering place, the Yager House provides cozy corners, ample space for meetings or getting ready for your walk down the aisle, and breathtaking views of the Continental Divide. This space is open and inviting and serves as the perfect vantage point for brides who want to watch their guests arrive at the ceremony site. Fees
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range Does this include catering fees?
Estimated Price Per Head
from $150 to $250
Pricing includes a rehearsal dinner or welcome reception, ready room, ceremony, wedding reception in the High Lonesome Barn and brunch.
(up to 250 guests) Winter
Starting at a $12,000.00 site fee + $30,000.00 food and beverage minimum Spring
Starting at a $15,000.00 site fee + $35,000.00 food and beverage minimum Summer
Starting at a $20,000.00 site fee + $55,000.00 food and beverage minimum Fall
Starting at a $15,000.00 site fee + $40,000.00 food and beverage minimum
Food & beverage is subject to service fee, currently 22% and tax, currently 4.2%. Insurance
Additional Insurance Is Not Required To Host An Event Here
Capacity Seated 250 Buffet 250 Standing 300 Celebrations Hosted Here Since 2001 Venue Spaces Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available Catering Client Must Use The Catering Provided By The Venue Alcohol Provided By Venue For Fee – You Must Use The Venue For All Alcohol Services Accommodations Less than 10 miles from Winter Park and just 70 miles from Denver, tucked neatly at the base of the Continental Divide, Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa offers both relaxation and mountain-style adventure sure to make a lasting impression. Our goal is to welcome you and your guests as friends. We guarantee you’ll be comfortable from the minute you arrive on our 6,000 acres.
Far from your everyday resort, Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa offers spectacular accommodations in an authentic Rocky Mountain setting that will motivate, inspire and invigorate your guests. Overnight accommodations include 16 Ridge Top Cabins, a 35 room High Lonesome Lodge and a 52 room Main Lodge. Additionally, a 15 room Inn and 40 room Inn are located in nearby downtown Winter Park. Cabins and lodge rooms feature hand-selected antique furniture, cozy bathrobes, snuggly down comforters, heated bathroom floors, and soft down pillows. Many have fireplaces, separate sitting areas and porches. Amenities A/V Equipment Bridal Suite/Changing Rooms Onsite Valet Parking Wifi Ample Parking Onsite Dining Chairs Dining Tables Onsite Restrooms Venue Features The Scene: Few places on earth give you the sense of awe and romance that you'll feel at Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa. And fewer still can combine that feeling with facilities and staff that can make your Colorado mountain wedding truly a memory to treasure. Whether you're planning a casual outdoor wedding or an elegant black tie event, you'll be able to create your vision of the perfect mountain wedding. Awards & Notables
Awards and Accolades
Colorado Meetings & Events Magazine, winner for Best Resort with meeting space outside of Denver (under 200 rooms) – 2015
Sunset Magazine 25 Best Hotels in the West - 2011
Away.com, Top 10 Destination Wedding Locales in the World - 2011
Colorado Meetings & Events Magazine, Editor’s Choice Award, Best Green Facility – 2009
Mountain Living Magazine Reader’s Choice Award for Best Green Development - 2008
Travel + Leisure Magazine/Conservation International Top Ten Eco-friendly Hotels in the World (the only U.S. property chosen) - 2007
Outside Magazine Top 100; Devil's Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa for Sustainable Luxury - 2006
Mountain Living Magazine Responsible Development Award in Tourism - 2006
EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) Award for Environmentally Sensitive Remodeling & Expansion of the Historic Devil's Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa - 2004 THIS VENUE DOES NOT HAVE ANY REPORTS AT THIS TIME. Check back again soon!