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Standiford Goat and Equine Ranch

· Larkspur, Douglas, Colorado
51 acres hosted by Teresa S.
7 RV sites
Full RV hookups
Electrical, water, and sewage hookups are available at select sites.
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Our family-owned noncommercial ranch/campground is nestled against the Raspberry Butte hillside and near the Front Range Mountains on the West side of Highway I-25. It is 51 acres of rolling hills, Ponderosa Pine, and Douglas Fir Trees. Our property extends halfway up Raspberry Butte therefore there are lots of large rocks on our property. It is a working ranch with several horses, donkeys, goats, chickens, ducks, and dogs. WE ARE EXPECTING BABY GOATS AND A FOAL IN APRIL 2024. It is our goal to constantly work towards improving our property. On our property you will see an enclosure with Nigerian Dwarf goats, chickens, ducks, and two donkeys. You can enter the enclosure by appointment only. Our eight-stall barn is where we feed our horses and raise our baby goats, chicks, and foals. We offer our hip campers an opportunity to learn how to care for our animals; horseback rides in a round pen; and a dump station. Just sign up at the time you book your stay under EXTRAS. Thirty acres of our property are fenced for the horses and located directly behind the campsites. In addition, we have lots of wildlife including but not limited to: Deer, Elk, Coyotes, Bobcats, Wild Turkeys, Mountain Lions, Snakes, and Bears. We are approximately 2 miles from the town of Larkspur between Spruce Mountain Road and Perry Park Road. (Please note Google Maps will try and send you to a location on Perry Park Road which is incorrect. Please refer to the map located on this website.) Due to our remote location, we have spotty Wifi. Typically ATT, Starlink, and TMobile work best. Verizon reception can be located at certain spots around our ranch. There are three restaurants located in the town of Larkspur including pizza, Mexican food, and a pub. There is also a large park with lots of kids' play equipment. During the summer there are concerts at the park on the weekends. We are approximately 2 miles from the Colorado Renaissance Festival located in Larkspur. The Renaissance Festival typically runs between June and July. We are 10 miles from the town of Palmer Lake which has fishing, kayaking, and several restaurants. Spruce Mountain hiking trails are 2-3 miles away. We are approximately 40 miles north of Garden of the Gods, Cave of the Winds, Seven Falls, and Manitou Springs. We are approximately 40 miles south of Denver and all of its attractions. Campers will be required to sign a Waiver and Release of Liability when camping with us. The following is a copy of the Waiver: WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY (Please email to: TeresaSOrtez@msn.com) IN CONSIDERATION OF the risk of injury that exists while participating in CAMPING (hereinafter the “Activity”) at Standiford Ranch LLC with restricted access to horses, donkeys, goats, dogs, and other various farm animals, and IN CONSIDERATION OF my desire to participate in said Activity and being given the right to participate in the same: I, for myself, my heirs, executors, administrators, assigns, or personal representatives (hereinafter collectively, “Releasor,” “I,” or “me,” which terms shall also include Releasor’s parents or guardian if Releasor is under 18 years of age), knowingly and voluntarily enter into this WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY and hereby waive any and all rights, claims, or causes of action of any kind arising out of my participation in the Activity. I hereby release and forever discharge Clint, Amy, and Teresa Standiford (Standiford Ranch LLC) located at 1225 Fox Farm Road, Larkspur, Colorado 80118, their affiliates, managers, members, agents, attorneys, staff, volunteers, heirs, representatives, predecessors, successors, and assigns (collectively “Releasees”), from any physical or psychological injury that I may suffer as a direct result of my participation in the aforementioned Activity. I am voluntarily participating in the aforementioned Activity at my own risk. I am aware of the risks associated with participating in this Activity, which may include but are not limited to physical or psychological injury, pain, suffering, illness, disfigurement, temporary or permanent disability (including paralysis), economic or emotional loss, and death. I understand that these injuries or outcomes may arise from my own or others' negligence, conditions related to travel to and from the Activity, or from conditions at the Activity location(s). Nonetheless, I assume all related risks, both known and unknown to me, of my participation in this Activity. I agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Releasees against any and all claims, suits, or actions of any kind whatsoever for liability, damages, compensation, or otherwise brought by me or anyone on my behalf, including attorney’s fees and any related costs. I acknowledge that Releasees are not responsible for errors, omissions, acts, or failures to act of any party or entity conducting a specific event or activity on behalf of Releasees. If I require medical care or treatment, I authorize Clint, Amy, and Teresa Standiford (Standiford Ranch LLC) to provide all emergency medical care deemed necessary, including but not limited to, first aid, CPR, the use of AEDs, emergency medical transport, and sharing of medical information with medical personnel. I agree to assume all costs involved in my medical treatment and to indemnify, save, and hold harmless the Releasees from any loss, liability, damage, or cost, including bodily injury or death. I understand that my access and the access of any members of my party are limited to our designated camping area also referred to as campsite which is marked with a designated number(s). We are prohibited from entering any other areas of the property without express permission and must be accompanied by an authorized member of Standiford Ranch LLC. This restriction applies to all members of my party, including but not limited to family members, guests, and any other individuals who accompany me. I acknowledge that any violation of this rule may result in immediate removal from the property and potential legal action. I agree to inform all members of my party of this restriction and ensure their compliance and will not hold Standiford Ranch LLC liable for any unintended or unaccompanied use of the property. I understand that myself and my party are financially liable for any damages, injuries, or loss as a result of our actions, intentional, negligent, or otherwise. This includes all property, equipment, tools, structures, trees/agricultures, residents, guests, campers, or animals, whether intentionally or as an act of negligence. This includes any unintended use of the property including such as hunting, hiking, climbing, illegal dumping, or pollution. In the instance of a dispute arising between the user(s) and Standiford Ranch LLC, both parties agree to seek arbitration as a means to resolve such disputes. The parties shall agree on a single neutral arbitrator to conduct such counsel. If the parties cannot agree on a single arbitrator, they will each select one arbitrator who will then agree on a single arbitrator to resolve the dispute. The arbitrator will under no circumstance be allowed to modify or change this limitation of liability agreement. Furthermore, the arbitrator’s decision shall be final, and the user(s) will be responsible for all fees incurred during the arbitration. Any disputes will be handled in Colorado court. I agree that in the event of any injury or loss of life arising out of my participation in the Activity, including the event of negligence on behalf of Amy, Clint, and Teresa Standiford (Standiford Ranch LLC), the total damages to which I, my heirs, executors, administrators, assigns, or personal representatives may be entitled shall not exceed $10,000. I HAVE READ THIS RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY, ASSUMPTION OF RISK, AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT. I FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS TERMS, UNDERSTAND THAT I HAVE GIVEN UP SUBSTANTIAL RIGHTS BY SIGNING IT, AND HAVE SIGNED IT FREELY AND VOLUNTARILY WITHOUT ANY INDUCEMENT, ASSURANCE, OR GUARANTEE BEING MADE TO ME. I INTEND MY SIGNATURE TO BE A COMPLETE AND UNCONDITIONAL RELEASE OF ALL LIABILITY TO THE GREATEST EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW. I FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGE THAT I AM SIGNING THIS AGREEMENT ON BEHALF OF MYSELF AND ALL MEMBERS OF MY PARTY, AM AUTHORIZED TO DO SO, AND I CERTIFY THAT I AM AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE. IF A MEMBER OF YOUR PARTY DOES NOT AUTHORIZE YOUR SIGNATURE ON THEIR BEHALF, THEY MUST ALSO SIGN AND AGREE TO THIS AGREEMENT BELOW. BY SIGNING, YOU AGREE TO ACCEPT FULL LIABILITY ON BEHALF OF YOUR PARTY AND ACKNOWLEDGE YOU HAVE RECEIVED AUTHORIZATION FROM EACH MEMBER OF YOUR PARTY. Authorized Signer: Print Name: ________________________________________ Signature: _________________________________________ Date: ___________________ Campsite Number: ___________________ Additional Signer(s) Who Do Not Authorize the Individual Above: Print Name: ________________________________________ Signature: _________________________________________ Date: ___________________ Print Name: ________________________________________ Signature: _________________________________________ Date: ___________________
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Sarah S.recommends
June 23, 2024
Site 6 Backs to the horse pasture
Trees, Goats, and Quiet
This was our first time using Hipcamp, and we are very pleased with this location. It is just outside of the small town of Larkspur. Thankfully, our maps routed us to the correct location, and we found it easily. Almost all of the sites had decent shade, and we were very pleased with Site 6 for the horseshoe configuration. It was directly across from the goats and donkeys where you could watch them and be entertained by their silliness. You can also see the chickens, ducks, and vocal rooster at the top of the animal area. It does back to a horse pasture, but we didn’t see the horses down that way. We had to walk to the top of the drive to see them, and they are very sweet. We enjoyed interacting with the goats, donkeys, and horses during our stay. If you purchase the extra add on for a dump, it is up the drive toward the barn across from the house. It isn’t marked so look for the sewer hose on the side. We were able to turn around fairly easily just outside of the barn area to go back down the drive and out. Everyone was very friendly that stayed there when we were there. There was a fire ban when we were there so no outdoor fires. We truly joyed our time there, and look forward to returning next year.
Josh T.recommends
June 23, 2024
Site 1 backs to the pond
Great place to stay with a family
Second time here over three years and it was great. This is just a great place to relax and the kids loved exploring the property.
Andrew M.recommends
June 20, 2024
Site 3 Largest circular site
Glamping in Style
Beautiful property, great location and hosts are amazing!! Highly recommend.
Shay G.recommends
June 17, 2024
Site 2 50' long backs to pond
A gem in a forest
This ranch is a gem. Located in an amazing spot for trips around Colorado, beautiful landscape and lots of nature activities to do in the area. The host is extremely nice and friends. We will definitely be back again.
Justin S.recommends
June 11, 2024
Site 2 50' long backs to pond
Great stay as always! Beautiful property and welcoming hosts.
Alex A.recommends
June 9, 2024
Site 5 45' across from zoo
We loved it here. Such a special place with beautiful views and the sweetest owners and animals. Super family friendly, our toddler had a great time exploring around. We made beautiful memories.
Larkspur, Douglas, Colorado, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of Tséstho’e (Cheyenne), Očhéthi Šakówiŋ, and Núu-agha-tʉvʉ-pʉ̱ (Ute) First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by Teresa S.Joined in July 2020
Response rate: 100%
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