Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort and Spa
This ranch resort and spa features over 20 miles of hiking and cross-country skiing trails through creekside meadows, large aspen stands and ponderosa pine forests covering 6,000 acres. In addition to the outdoor activities there are 80 guest rooms, three restaurants, a cross-country ski rental shop, a retail store and many historic homesteads on site. The ranch is developing a winter bird feeding station with indoor viewing. In the summer you can expect to find Wilson’s Snipe, Violet-green Swallows, and White-throated Swifts flying over the meadows, Warbling Vireos singing from the Aspens and Western Tanagers calling from the top of a tall Ponderosa Pine.
Attractions: Excellent scenery; historic homesteads and logging sites
Habitat: Riparian/Wetland, Aspen, Ponderosa Pine
Directions: From Hwy 40 south of Tabernash, head southeast on CR 33 for 3 miles. The route is well-signed.
Delorme: 38 A4
Roads of Colorado: 55 E4
Dates of Access: Summer; contact owner prior to visit
Admission: Varies by activity and season
Restrictions: Private property; owner may restrict access.
Parking: Parking lot
Lodging: Hotels and cabins on site
Other Wildlife: Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, Brook Trout
Handicapped Access: Limited
Contact Devil's Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa at 970-726-5632.