Zapata Ranch

Immerse yourself in land conversation measures among the vast Colorado wilderness

Operating on 103,000 acres, Zapata Ranch, a Leader Member of Regenerative Resorts, is a working bison and cattle ranch managed by Ranchlands and owned by The Nature Conservatory. Adjacent to the Great Sand Dunes National Park and situated among meadows, wetlands, and cottonwood groves, Zapata invites guests to explore the working ranch among a diverse landscape. Whether seeking to venture out into the vast Colorado wilderness or looking to contribute and integrate oneself into the daily operations of the ranch, guests have a plethora of activities to chose from and take part in at Zapata.

Highlights & Activities

Historic Accommodations
Stay in the original Zapata homestead in fully furnished and recently renovated rooms
Zapata Ranch
Zapata Ranch
Become a Ranch Hand
Delve into everyday ranch life on Zapata, from moving livestock to learning about holistic management practices
Wildlife Encounters
View coyotes, owls, bison, elk, jack rabbits, cranes and more on 103,000 acres
Zapata Ranch
Zapata Ranch
National Park Exploration
Trek into neighboring Great Sand Dunes National Park to explore America's newest national gem
Horseback Riding
Learn to horseback ride, or brush up on your skills
Zapata Ranch
Zapata Ranch
Birdwatching
Scout out a multitude of bird species in one of Colorado’s most important migratory pathways
Photo Safaris
Watch up close and study the various wildlife including elk, coyotes and birds, all of whom call Zapata home
Zapata Ranch
Zapata Ranch
Hiking
Traverse through the wild landscape, from the mountains to grassland, and explore the various nearby ecosystems
Wunderlust Workshops
During certain times of the year take part in various workshops including cattle branding, western literature, and painting and photography sessions
Zapata Ranch

Regenerative Impact

Zapata undertakes significant planning for land conservation and preservation, often inviting experts to take part in the conversation to include varied perspectives and innovative approaches.

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