Located in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, Creek Ranch is an excellent choice for active retirement, vacations, and year-round fun. Set within its own valley, this resort is about 12 miles from the town of Steamboat Springs and 20 minutes from the nearest ski slopes. Guests enjoy convenient access to Steamboat Springs’ restaurants and shopping, and the Creek Ranch is part of the Steamboat Springs School District. Guests enjoy the beauty of the surrounding landscape and wildlife while staying at Creek Ranch.
Besides housing the animals and creating a comfortable setting, the ranch offers educational programs for the community. Interested groups can participate in tours, meetings, and more at the ranch. The ranch is managed by the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and the College of Natural Resources. It has an advisory board that includes representatives from TNC, WRLT, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game, and the Idaho Cattle Association. The educational programs are geared toward students and local ranchers, but everyone is welcome.
The ranch is surrounded by beautiful waterways. The property has several lakes, fed by wells and drainage systems. The largest lake is about three acres, but could be much larger. Seven water wells are located throughout the property. One of the wells is 862 feet deep and is used to water the land. Other wells range in depth from 100 to 250 feet. Many are plugged into electricity for use when necessary. Windmills and solar panels are also used to power the ranch’s wells.
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