When it comes to rustic weddings, few can rival the backdrop of the breathtaking Colorado mountains. Or having to walk beneath golden boughs of aspen. A special day deserves a special backdrop that you’ll remember for the rest of your lives. That’s why we compiled the most beautiful ranches for a rustic mountainside wedding.
- Devil’s Thumb Ranch
3530 County Road 83, Tabernash, CO
Lavish your lover with luxury in this year-round, high-end resort and spa. Devil’s Thumb Ranch combines modern luxury with over 6,000 acres of Colorado’s mountainside views and millions of acres of wilderness. This piece of paradise boasts stunning vistas, captured by the panoramic windows from inside the resort.
- Spruce Mountain Ranch
14771 S Spruce Mountain Road, Larkspur, CO
Located at the Colorado foothills, the 400-acre Spruce Mountain Ranch offers eight wedding locations, five of which are outdoors. When the season is right, colorful wildflowers, glimmering streams, and the mountain itself are the backdrops to your “I do’s.”
- Ellis Ranch Event Center & Wedding Park
2331 Ellis Ranch Lane, Loveland, CO
Clear blue skies and dramatic mountainsides are among the unforgettable scenery that awaits your special day. The ranch offers two wedding venues -the Carriage House for more intimate ceremonies and the Event Center for larger gatherings.
- Stove Prairie Ranch
9050 Old Flowers Road, Bellvue, CO
Stove Prairie Ranch is primarily known for breeding horses and as a rustic sight along a hiking trail. But it is also a lovely, bucolic location for weddings. The most striking feature of this ranch is probably its old stone buildings.
- Deer Creek Valley Ranch
64407 US Highwwy 285, Bailey, CO
For a small cozy ceremony, this ranch has a barn that has been around since 1856. The ranch transports you back to the old West with its charming countryside appeal. Whether you want an indoor or outdoor ceremony, the ranch offers the kind of nuptials you prefer. Say your vows on a lakeside gazebo or a sprawling flower-filled meadow with a view of Mount Evans.
- Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch
2939 North Colorado Road 31D, Loveland, CO
Nestled amongst the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, the 32,000-acre Sylvan Dale Ranch is an authentic, sprawling cattle and horse ranch with beautiful views of streams, wide open plains, and mountains. A swathe of Roosevelt National Forest cradles the ranch, providing a backdrop of lush forest for wedding guests who want to Instagram their photos and videos.
- Granby Ranch
1000 Village Road, Granby, CO
For an impressive view that overlooks the Continental Divide from Winter Park to Grand Lake, head to this ranch hidden in a remote aspen grove. Their Vista Ridge venue showcases beautifully sloping valleys and mountain peaks. If you prefer a warmer look to your wedding, book this wedding during the summer months. After the snow melts, the aspen trees come alive with a golden glow, along with wildflowers.
If you’re looking for a romantic mountain venue for your wedding, why not consider spending your happily-ever-after there, too? Those rolling hills, gorgeous alpine vistas, and majestic horses can be your everyday scenery.
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