Our guests routinely rank fly fishing at Three Forks Ranch as the best fly fishing destination in North America — and perhaps the world. The level of detail and custom tailoring makes Three Forks Ranch a true luxury fishing resort. Our guides are top-notch as well, unrivaled for their experience, skill, and passion for their work here at the Ranch. And Three Forks’ unique guiding model, in which we pair our guests with a personal guide that serves as their Ranch ambassador for the length of their stay, guarantees the best days you’ve ever spent on (or in) a river.
Straddling the Wyoming-Colorado border at the headwaters of the Little Snake River is nestled The Lodge and Spa at Three Forks Ranch — 200,000 idyllic acres where stunning natural beauty, exhilarating outdoor adventure, luxurious accommodations, and unparalleled personal service combine to create a world-class vacation experience.
Our upper 16 miles of the Little Snake River system are the premier trout fishery on the planet. The most beautiful trout you’ve ever seen swim freely and in abundance — awaiting the temptation of your fly. Our cast of experienced guides can help novices and experts alike find the water that fills their dreams and challenges their skills. Catch, release and relish every minute.
From the moment you arrive at the Lodge and Spa’s front doors, you’re paired with one of North America’s most talented, knowledgeable, and friendly guides. Your guide accompanies you throughout your adventure, combining his or her expertise and passion to make your adventure dreams come true. At no other ranch will you receive the personalized, individualized guiding that Three Forks offers.
Inspired by our stunning natural surroundings and sparing no expense, we designed our Lodge to complement our setting and elevate the guest experience to a world-class level. When you enter our front doors for the first time, the Great Room’s 40-foot cathedral ceilings, rich finishes, and artful décor envelop you — transporting you immediately into the incomparable Three Forks experience.
Roaring fireplaces surrounded in hand carved Russian Pine paneling invite relaxation over afternoon tea, socializing with family and friends, or quiet moments with a captivating book. Western oil originals by Craig Tenant and Wayne Cooper decorate the walls in pleasant contrast to intricate Chinese porcelain. Hardwood walnut floors frame exotic oriental rugs. Enjoy the music coming from our one-of-a-kind Steinway, played by one of the furrier local natives .
Three Forks Ranch lodging includes; all meals, house wines, and liquors; evening cocktail hour and hors d’oeuvres; in-room refrigerator stocked with your preference of beverages and snacks; unlimited use of exercise room and steam rooms; in-room coffee service each morning; WiFi, Internet connections, and long-distance phone calls; twice-daily housekeeping with evening turndown service; all recreation equipment; round-trip transportation to the Ranch from Hayden, Colorado, or Dixon, Wyoming, airports; and valet laundry service.
Our Antler Ridge 3D Archery Course has 13 walkable stations where you can learn archery for the first time or hone your skills with our expert guides. The course was designed and constructed by a Three Forks guide, so it’s especially customized for the ultimate Ranch experience. We offer compound bows, recurve bows, and crossbows — and plenty of arrows.
Perhaps your idea of adventure includes browsing boutiques, admiring art galleries, and lingering over a latte in a local cafe? Enjoy a round-trip chauffeured ride into the vibrant town of Steamboat Springs, Colorado, for a half or full day of local sightseeing. lunch, and shopping.
Our culinary experts invite you to their side of the counter, where they teach you how to make appetizers, pastas, desserts — whatever your taste buds desire. Share your experience with a partner or friends — or enjoy it alone and wow them with your newfound talents once back at home.
Our blissful, 6,000-square-foot Roaring Forks Spa is a retreat within a retreat. Here, expert massage therapists offer the finest in destination spa services. Relax, unwind, let go at the hands of our talented, skillful massage therapists. Enjoy a blend of Swedish and Deep Tissue massage techniques with our Roaring Fork Signature Massage, or maybe our River Stone Massage which combines warm Basalt River stones and nurturing hands to calm your being.
Location & Transportation
Located just 40 miles north of Steamboat Springs on the Colorado-Wyoming border.
Round-trip transportation to the Ranch from Hayden, Colorado, or Dixon, Wyoming, airports.
What people are saying about Three Forks Ranch
"Fishing is not an escape from life, but often a deeper immersion into it." Harry Middleton