The Mountain Goat Lodge offers casual and comfortable rustic-style lodging with all the modern conveniences of home. Wi-Fi access is available throughout the lodge, each bedroom has HDTV with HBO, Showtime, and other premium channels, DVD, mini-fridge, bathrobes, luxury linens and toiletries, private bath, rustic log beds, and individual balconies.
The Lodge rests at the foot of the famous Sawatch Mountain Range in central Colorado, just 8 miles from historic downtown district of Salida.
Guests are welcome to roam the 20 acre property, commune with the resident goats, llama, geese, ducks and chickens, and spend time in our new geodesic dome greenhouse.
NEW: 5 retro trailer campers which increase sleeping capacity by 8-12 people! This is an extra fee of 100.00 per trailer per night, when booking the entire lodge.
Classes are available in goat husbandry, raising backyard chickens and cheese making. Email the owner for details. Discounted group rates are available on the classes. We are located conveniently 20 miles from Monarch Ski Resort, 1/2 mile from the Gold Medal Award Winning Arkansas River and 7 miles from the historic arts town of Salida. A car is required to get the most out of our area, but taxi services are available.
Our lodge is Pet Friendly. Pets are welcome for $20 per pet per night. On site kennel is available, as is a half-acre off-leash dog area. Dogs are welcome in the lodge and guest rooms.
Salida and surrounds offer year-round activities. In the summer the river provides kayaking, fishing, rafting, and swimming. Fall provides colorful 'leaf-peeping' as well as wine-and beer-tasting, ghost towns, antique hunting, art galleries and fine dining.We have 5 hot springs within 45 minutes from our lodge. The Great Sand Dunes are 45 minutes away.
Winter and spring offer skiing, snowshoeing, cross country, snowmobiling, dog sledding. Spring and Summer offer the best hiking including opportunities to climb the 14'rs - the Collegiate Peaks of the Rocky Mountains just outside our back door! The Royal Gorge is one hour away. Zip lining, horseback riding and rock climbing are also nearby.
Your hosts Gina and Darcy are always available to offer exciting activity options and know the best tour operators and restaurants in the area.
The lodge operates as a Bed and Breakfast Inn most of the time. Our listing on VRBO is for entire lodge bookings for groups. If you desire a partial booking of the lodge, please book from our website online.
Keywords: Lodge, Retreat, Country Estate, Farm, Mountain Villa, Cabin, Hotel,Rustic yet modern, 19 acres pasture with goats, llamas and chickens, Pet Friendly!