Canyon of the Ancients Guest Ranch

Pastoral scenes of Navajo Churro Lambs and bison looking Galloway Calves await you at Canyon of the Ancients Guest Ranch. Nestled in front of the majesty of the Ute Mountain in peaceful McElmo Canyon, the ranch is an unforgettable destination. Out here where the mountains meet the desert you can experience the nation's oldest outdoor museum, with incredible natural, geological and archaeological experience.

Currently we have five vacation rental units in Cortez, Colorado: the luxurious, the historical Elden Stone House, the charming Cowboy Log Cabin, the Wagstaff Cabin (, Pioneer House and the biggest Ranch House ( are available to fit your needs.  Ask about our long-term rates or winter specials!