Hipcamp host René F.
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Black Burro Ranch is a 5 acre property conveniently located between Montrose and Ridgway, Colorado. Your site is in a private area nestled in the pinons and junipers towards the front of the property, so access in and out is easy.  There are views of the main house from some areas of the campsite, however.  Home to two elderly horses who love treats and pats, and a very rese

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Black Burro Ranch is a 5 acre property conveniently located between Montrose and Ridgway, Colorado. Your site is in a private area nestled in the pinons and junipers towards the front of the property, so access in and out is easy.  There are views of the main house from some areas of the campsite, however.  Home to two elderly horses who love treats and pats, and a very reserved rescued Border Collie.  An information packet with valuable information will be left on the picnic table for you!  We will be available for answering questions about the area, so don't hesitate to ask.  We ask that you follow the Leave No Trace outdoor ethics while visiting our beautiful state of Colorado.  Enjoy your time here!!!  Please follow directions to your camping area carefully and call/text René for any doubts or further instructions. Please Do Not Drive into Other's Properties!!!

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers
1 site
Up to 4 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Toilet available
Pets allowed
No campfires
Amenities
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Bins available
No wifi
Laundry absent
Camping vehicle details
No electrical hookup
No water hookup
No sewage hookup
No TV hookup
Generators not allowed
Pull-in site
Max length 16ft
Surface type: loose gravel
Surface levelness: flat
Doesn't accommodate slideouts
Have a question? Send René a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 6 months out
  • Response time: Within an hour
  • Response rate: 100%

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking

Ridgway area trails (RAT) are extensive!

Boating

Ridgway State Park is 7 miles away.

Fishing

Ridgway State Park, the Uncompaghre River, and The Gunnison River are all close by.

Hiking

So many options!!! Mountains, deserts, and canyons are all close by! Please adhere to the Leave No Trace Ethics. We can pr...Read more

Paddling

The towns of Montrose and Ridgway both have water parks and river access.

Off-roading (OHV)

OHV routes are extensive in this area! The Rimrocker Trail and the Alpine Loop accesses are close by. Please stay on designate...Read more

Climbing

Ouray is known for it's incredible rock and ice climbing!

Snow sports

Telluride is approximately 1 hour drive from here and Powderhorn Ski Area approximately 2 hours.

Swimming

A swim beach is located at Ridgway State Park.

Wildlife watching

This area is abundant with wildlife. Please respect all life from a distance.

Horseback riding

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Black Burro Ranch in Colorado.

Forest

The ranch is home to Junipers, Pinon Pines and lots of sagebrush, cactus and seasonal wildflowers.

Mountainous

Views of Buckhorn Peaks and the Cimarrons from the property.

Ranch

Our peaceful 5 acres is home to 2 elder horses (who love a good face rub!), 1 dog, and lots of wild birds.

Desert

The vibe at Black Burro Ranch

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Hipcamper Brian
Brian J.
recommends this listing.
May 25th, 2020

I had a very enjoyable two night stay here. A very convenient location with friendly hosts. I would definitely stay here again if I'm visiting the area.

Hipcamper Theresa
Theresa M.
recommends this listing.
June 6th, 2020

René made sure we had everything we needed and gave us hiking recommendations which we took and enjoyed very much!

Hipcamper Emma
Emma H.
recommends this listing.
June 28th, 2020

Rene is wonderful, she is hospitable and creative. I truly enjoyed my stay at Black Burro Ranch, she is attentive to refills of provided 5 gallon water jugs and cleanliness of facilities. Her "wag-bag" system is convenient as well as efficient when camping! Her location could not be any more accessible to surrounding attractions and Montrose for any goods needed. Her dog Jolene is so cute, and her horses are beautiful. I camped with my 2.5 year old daughter and dog, we felt safe and it was peaceful. Thank you Rene!

Hipcamper Logan
Logan M.
recommends this listing.
June 30th, 2020

Driving through and needed a spot to camp, loved that there was shade. Super clean area and host was very nice and helpful.

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Hipcamper Zach

Great place

Zach M.
recommends this listing.
July 3rd, 2020

Really beautiful place to camp! Rene was so kind and keeps the place very clean and nice. We were visiting Black Canyon of the Gunnison and the sites were full so we found this instead. Easy drive about 40 minutes away.

Hipcamper Vandnp01@gmail.com
Vandnp01@Gmail.Com V.
recommends this listing.
July 5th, 2020

It was a beautiful place to camp!

Hipcamper Shelby
Shelby O.
recommends this listing.
July 9th, 2020

What a beautiful location! It was very quiet and secluded. The added amenities were greatly appreciated. René was very gracious and we had a lovely stay. I highly recommend this spot and would stay again.

Hipcamper Ryan
Ryan W.
recommends this listing.
July 9th, 2020

This place was a great stay as we passed through Montrose and Black Canyon of the Gunnison. It’s just a little bit out of town, but it’s worth it for the seclusion and the stars! Would definitely come back.

Hipcamper Katie

Camping adventure

Katie A.
recommends this listing.
July 19th, 2020

Cute little spot to camp. Rene has made a special spot on her land for camping. It's a great spot with lots to do all around. She did a good job making it feel remote even though it is close to her home. It was super clean and had a place to use the restroom and a little solar shower that worked out great : ). I traveled with my daughter and her friend and we felt very safe, secure and comfy.

Property
Black Burro Ranch
State
Colorado
Country
United States
$30/night
1 Site

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