Western Adventure

Maybe a dude ranch is more your style or perhaps a simple meal in a meadow with steaks on the grill and some cowboy music to entertain you. Discover the adventures that are waiting for you out here in southwestern Colorado.

Encounter the authentic cowboy heritage, culture and way of life in the Mancos Valley. Learn what makes it great as well as why and how it has survived change over time. The cowboy and cowgirl are recognized for their consistent commitment to hard work, honesty, integrity and sheer doggedness. The “cowboy code” has been their compass over time.

  • Live each day with courage
  • Take pride in your work
  • Always finish what you start
  • Do what has to be done
  • Be tough, but fair
  • When you make a promise, keep it
  • Ride for the brand
  • Talk less and say more
  • Remember that some things aren’t for sale
  • Know where to draw the line
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    Cowboy Code is spelled out in detail with permission from National Day of the Cowboy and from the book “Cowboy Ethics” by James Owens