Welcome To M Lazy C Ranch

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Phone: (719)-686-6888

Now Booking Events for 2023-2024!

Step into the boots of a cowboy and ride into the old west, the way it used to be! Ride off into the old west at our world-famous historic guest ranch on one of our horses or bring your own. Here, we do things the cowboy way…the way it used to be!

With views of magnificent Pike’s Peak and surrounded by over 350,000 acres of Pike National Forest, soak in the beauty of the Rocky Mountains while you relax in your cabin or RV site. We offer a taste of the real old west at our famous homestead guest ranch. Listen to the sounds of the wind through the Ponderosa Pines and Aspens as they whisper stories of the ranch’s 115-year history.

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Just 50 Miles from Colorado springs, half-way between Colorado Springs and Breckenridge, & 114 miles from Denver

Our beautiful mountain retreat is just 50 miles from Colorado Springs and 114 miles from Denver!

Started as a homestead back in 1906, M Lazy Ranch is now a thriving guest ranch and cowboy playground. M Lazy C Ranch is the ideal location for a family trip, time with friends, romantic horse rides and more. Our original turn of the century Cabins dating back to that time period, have been lovingly restored. Not your typical dude ranch. We are flexible and offer a multitude of options to choose from. We also offer RV sites, Equestrian RV Sites, an Arena, Cabins, Weddings, Hunting, Fishing, Events, and more!

Surrounded by 350,000 acres of Pike National Forest on three sides provides our guests with unlimited riding potential and amazing views. Bring your horses or join one of our wranglers on a ride for a perfect relaxing gateway the whole family can enjoy.

Sit on the porch of your very own piece of heaven, relax, put your feet up, and stay awhile.

A Taste of Real Old West

We offer a taste of the real old west at our famous homestead guest ranch. From the moment you arrive on the M Lazy C Ranch you will feel a million miles away from the stress of every day life. The ranch’s 80 acres of private land surrounding your cabin it will feel like you have the place to yourself. Enjoy sitting on one of the porches watching elk, antelope, mule deer, big horn ram, or the occasional moose. Star gaze at a magical night sky with more stars than you have ever seen before and a clear view of the milky way.

There are over 350,000 acres of Pike National Forest that surrounds the ranch on 3 sides with even more to explore right from the ranch. Book a whole week and gather all of your family together for memory filled time that they will talk about for years to come.

The Cowboy Way

(Learn the ways of a cowboy)

Chuckwagon Dinners

Horse Rides

Western Style Weddings


  • The Cowboy Way – Learn to be like a real cowboy
  • Chuckwagon/Cowboy Dinners – for large groups with reservations.
  • Horse rides into the Pike National Forest
  • Fly Fishing
  • Rodeo Exhibitions
  • Western Style Weddings
  • Equine Camping
  • Corporate Events – team building, training facilities,
    award ceremonies

Activities off the Ranch

Join us for other adventures off the ranch

  • Hunting
  • Fishing

Some other activities nearby include:

  • Colorado Wolf Rescue Center
  • Hot Springs
  • A Real Buffalo Ranch
  • Jeep Exploration
  • Historic Quaint Towns
  • Manitou Springs
  • Western Tour Museum
  • The Old Penny Arcade
  • White Water Rafting
  • Zip Lining
  • Florissant Fossil Beds
  • Breckenridge
  • See our Activities page for more information

Our Location

Our motto is “Yes, and…” Having been in business for 30 years our guests come back year after year, to relax, get married, host family reunions, and bring their grandkids to this special place. And being in business for so long, we have done it all. Come to us with any idea and we will help make it happen.

We are conveniently located 50 minutes west of Colorado Springs, Colorado, right off of highway 24 bordered by Pike National Forest, making it an ideal spot for you to get away from your busy life and rejuvenate.

Please make your reservation today by calling (719) 748-3398 or clicking here to build your Old West getaway.