No matter the season, there’s always a reason to discover Three Forks Ranch. Cast a line beside the cool waters of the Little Snake River in the warmth of the summer sun or whisk down powdery slopes in winter.
Fishing at Three Forks Ranch can sometimes feel like a scene from a great movie. Their cast of experienced guides can help novices and experts alike find the water that fills their dreams and challenges their skills.
The upper 16 miles of the Little Snake River system has been transformed into what may be the premier trout stream on the planet. Colorado Cutthroat, Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout and the voracious Tiger Trout await your tempting fly. Nestled in the mountains of the Ranch, a great day of fishing in a beautiful setting adds unmatched variety to your vacation. Catch, release and relish every minute.
While chances are you may find it difficult to pull yourself away from your room, the Lodge has even more to offer beyond stellar sleeping quarters. Sink your teeth into world-class dining. Pamper yourself with luxurious spa treatments. Toast a good time with premium cocktails. Call meetings to order in style and confidence. The Lodge is the place to fulfill your every indoor need.
Open fireplaces, plaid armchairs, beamed cathedral ceilings, hand-carved European paneling and stone walls; what more could you want from a luxurious hunting lodge? Enter Three Forks Ranch, set amidst trickling trout streams, soaring mountains and Aspen-covered meadows.
16 miles of the Little Snake River and its tributaries lie within the boundaries of Three Forks Ranch. Dotted with small oxbow lakes, this spring-creek-like environment provides a habitat for huge rainbow trout. The headwaters of the Little Snake River are protected from the raging spring floods. Cool, oxygen-enriched waterfalls over each of the stabilizing rock structures. Deep pools provide excellent habitats for Rainbow, Brook and Colorado Cutthroat trout. Insect hatches returned, blackening the sky and providing food for the hungry trout. While Three Forks Ranch owner David Pratt did the heavy lifting, Mother Nature put on the finishing touches.
Conservation agreements have been negotiated with Wyoming, Colorado and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to protect the native Colorado River Cutthroat trout. Army Corp of Engineer permits were secured, water rights were adjusted and 22,000 boulders were gathered in preparation for this historic undertaking. Stretches of the river were realigned to optimum sinuosity, preventing future erosion. The entire river was deepened and narrowed to a third of its original width. Two thousand structures were placed in the river diverting the velocity of the water away from the banks to the center of the stream. Bank erosion was halted and sediment transport enhanced by this design. Thousands of willows were transplanted on river bends to further stabilize the banks and provide shade to cool the water. Miles of unused historic parallel channels were reopened and water diverted to them, further enhancing the fishery. The Little Snake River is back.
The main guest lodge, a 35,000-square-foot stone and timber structure that, even at that massive footprint, blends seamlessly into its surroundings.
Open fireplaces, plaid armchairs, beamed cathedral ceilings, hand-carved European paneling and stone walls; what more could you want from a luxurious fishing & hunting lodge? Enter Three Forks Ranch, set amidst an unbelievable set of trout streams, soaring mountains and Aspen-covered meadows.
The Great Room with its hand-carved waxed pine and dark cherry paneled walls, high beam arches, floor-to-ceiling windows and bookend wood-burning fireplaces, and a 1866 signed Steinway, one of only two of its kind.
With only 11 rooms and four suites, the lodge capacity is 30 guests, adding to its intimate feel. Marble counters and a heated floor in the bathrooms, a mini-fridge stocked with your beverages of choice, Wi-Fi, L'Occitane amenities, Italian linens, gas fireplace, plasma television, iPad for use during your stay and a private decks with a Jacuzzi make it tough to leave your room.
Dinners are a three-course affair, paired with the Lodge's private label wines.
Three Forks Ranch is far more than a remote fishing hole. The lodge, which was completed in 2006, is a guest base for hiking, hunting, horseback riding, mountain biking and sport clay shooting on the roughly 200,000 acres of ranch land.
Three Forks Mountain is hosting private, guided cat skiing. The chairlift-free ski program, which runs through the end of March, provides access to 1,100 vertical feet of untouched powder and eight groomed runs that accommodate all types of skiers. Two snowcats transport as many as 20 skiers and snowboarders from the working cattle ranch to the backcountry, while two additional snowcats groom the slopes.
Three Forks now has an internationally renowned 6,000-square-foot Roaring Fork Spa. Four treatment rooms, two steam rooms, meditation area, indoor/outdoor infinity pool and two grotto-style hot tubs round-out the spa.
Three Forks Ranch Deluxe Guest Room
Summer Rates include roundtrip airfare; lodging; all meals; all beverages; all spa and body treatments; 2×1 guided fly fishing; recreational equipment; unlimited use of exercise, pool and steam rooms; morning in-room coffee; cooking classes; wine-paired meals; afternoon tea; long-distance calls; Wi-Fi and internet; wildlife tours; horseback riding; hiking; mountain biking; sporting clays; roundtrip transportation from Hayden, Colorado or Dixon, Wyoming airports to Three Forks Ranch.
Winter Rates include roundtrip airfare; lodging; all meals; all beverages; all spa and body treatments; private snowcat skiing on property; recreational equipment; snowmobiling; snowshoeing; cross-country skiing; sleigh rides; sledding; backcountry skiing; unlimited use of exercise, pool and steam rooms; morning in-room coffee; cooking classes; wine-paired meals; afternoon tea; long-distance calls; Wi-Fi and internet; roundtrip transportation from Hayden, Colorado or Dixon, Wyoming airports to Three Forks Ranch.
• 6 NIGHT/5 DAY: $7,000 per person
Complementary suite upgrade based on availability at check-in.
• 5 NIGHT/4 DAY: $6,500 per person
• 4 NIGHT/3 DAY: $5,500 per person
• 3 NIGHT/2 DAY: $4,100 per person
All pricing based on double occupancy. Call for details on the inclusion of airfare.
Inclusion of roundtrip airfare with 3 Night/2 Day package is dependent on double occupancy.
No minimum or maximum stays; please contact for alternate rates.
Suite Upgrade: $300 per room per night.
Not Included: Tax, service charge and incidentals.