Piney River Ranch Est. 1980

Piney River Ranch, Red Sandstone Road, Vail, CO, United States

It’s no wonder couples from all over the country come here to say “I do.”
Beneath the Gore Range, one of Colorado’s most beautiful mountain vistas, we can accommodate up to 200 people in our wedding and event space. Two custom log pavilions and a ceremony deck that boasts mountain views are guaranteed to take your breath away.
The Lowdown
Type
Barn / Farm / Ranch
Beach / Lake / Waterfront Location
Camping / Glamping
Field / Forest / Orchard
Lodge / Mountain / Ski Resort
Views
Forest
Lake
Meadow/Field
Mountains
River
Valley
Style
Country
Romantic
Rustic
Vintage
Western
BEST type of CELEBRATIONS
Bachelor / Bachelorette Party
Corporate Event
Elopement / Vow Renewal
Family Reunion
Group Getaway
LGBT Weddings
Rehearsal Dinner / Welcome Reception
Reunion
Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Reception
Workshops: Creative, Photo, Etc.

Venue Setting

Situated on 40 beautiful acres within the White River National Forest, Piney River Ranch is open and accessible from June 21st through the last weekend in September, and is one of Colorado’s prime wedding destinations. Beneath the Gore Range, one of Colorado’s most beautiful mountain vistas, we can accommodate up to 200 people in our wedding and event space. With two custom log pavilions, and a ceremony deck that boasts mountain views guaranteed to take your breath away, it’s no wonder couples from all over the country come here to say “I do.” The ranch is complete with four guest cabins, a lakeside yurt, three glamping tents, camping, and an on-site restaurant and bar as the perfect place to entertain your guests.
Fees
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?

No

Additional Charges

Non-Alcoholic and alcoholic beverage options, dessert options, bar and wait staff, tax, and service charge. 

Insurance

Additional Insurance May Be Required Depending On The Event

Capacity

Seated
200
Buffet
200
Standing
200
Celebrations Hosted Here Since
1980
Curfew
10 PM
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
Music
Indoors & Outdoors
Smoking
Non-smoking Venue
Accommodations
2 - 8 person Lakeside cabins
(1-queen, 2-double bunks with 2-twin tops)
 
2- 4 person Lakeside cabins
(1-queen, 2-twin bunk beds)
 
3 - Glamping Tents (sleeps 4 per tent)
(1-queen, 1-twin bunk bed)
 
1 - Lakeside Yurt (sleeps 17)
(5-double/twin bunks, 1-twin bunk bed)
Eco/Green Events
Yes
Pet-Friendly Events
Yes
Kid Friendly Events
Yes
Handicap Accessible
Yes
Other
Yes
Amenities
  • Bridal Suite/Changing Rooms Onsite
  • Wifi
  • Ample Parking Onsite
  • Dining Chairs
  • Dining Tables
  • Onsite Restrooms
  • Other
Venue Features
The Scene:

Set on the edge of Piney Lake, and nestled at the foot of the majestic Gore Range, Piney River Ranch is a private, forty-acre Rocky Mountain retreat, long known as a favorite wedding and day-trip destination. We are located just twelve miles north of Vail Village, surrounded by thousands of acres of backcountry wilderness within the White River National Forest.

Piney River Ranch is not only a picture perfect Colorado wedding and event venue. We have a variety of activities and summer fun for the entire family. From fly-fishing, hiking, canoeing, horseback riding, stand-up paddle boarding, waterfalls, yoga, or simply relaxing by the fire pit, Piney has something for everyone. We also offer lodging for our overnight guests, and an on-site restaurant that boasts the best smoked BBQ around.

Extra Perks:
When a client books Piney River Ranch for their wedding ceremony and reception, the following will be provided:

Ten consecutive hours of rental (six hours for your event, three hours for set-up, and one hour for clean-up), private use of the ceremony deck, reception pavilion, adjoining cocktail pavilion, 8' custom wooden dinner tables, custom wooden benches for your ceremony, up to 200 white folding chairs for your reception, whiskey barrel cocktail tables, bride's getting ready suite, groom's lounge, one-hour rehearsal, set-up of benches and chairs, free onsite parking, use of horseshoe pits, and 20% off canoe rental for the day-of your wedding. Included with our onsite catering and bar is also your china, flatware and glassware. 
Awards & Notables Piney River Ranch has been featured in a number of magazines and national wedding blogs. 
Eats & Drinks
Food, Restaurants, Cafes, Bars & Lounges
Bars & Lounges:

Our onsite restaurant is open daily from 11am to 6pm. Our Lodge Restaurant & Bar features some of Vail's finest barbecue fare. We offer a full-service menu including meats freshly smoked on premises, along with salads and side dishes made daily. Pull up a chair in the lodge dining area or have a seat at the outdoor patio tables. Here, you will enjoy your meal with an unobstructed view of beautiful Piney Lake and the Gore Range. 

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