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Trout pout’ takes on a whole new meaning at outdoorsy, adventurous Taylor River Lodge, whose luxe cabins and lodges are perched by the trout-stuffed River Taylor, 30 minutes' drive from Colorado’s Crested Butte. With guided activities such as BB-gun shooting, axe-throwing, white-water river-rafting, hiking, biking and all your food and drink.


Even  the minibars are well worth mentioning, since they’re on the house and stuffed with treats such as choc-coated pretzels, dried mangoes, coconut water and delicious wine. Explorers of all ages will be bowled over.


Location: Colorado
Nearest Airport: Gunnison Airport
Prices: From £1336.00 




• Three-bedroom private cabin

• Master king suite located on the second floor with private porch, en suite

bathroom with steam shower

and wooden bath tub

• King suite located on the first floor with en suite bathroom and steam


• Loft bedroom located on the second floor with two double beds and an

en suite bathroom with steam shower

• Riverside location

• Full kitchen

• Dining room and sitting area with television

• Wood burning stove

• Covered porch

• Washer and dryer

• Minibar

• Green Drake must be reserved in its entirety

• 1,640 square feet


• Three-bedroom private cabin

• Two king suites are located on the first floor with en suite bathrooms and

steam showers

• Loft bedroom located on the second floor, accessed by a spiral staircase

with four full beds and no bathroom

• Living room

• No television

• Two covered porches

• Wood burning stove

• Minibar

• 845 square feet


• Queen cabins

• En suite bathrooms with steam showers

• No television

• Minibar

• Pale Morning Dun and Blue Wing Olive have riverside locations

• 285 square feet


• Queen cabins

• Sleeping lofts accessed by ladders with two single beds

• En suite bathrooms with steam showers

• No television

• Minibar

• Caddis and Golden Stone have riverside locations

• 285 square feet

Accommodation Insight

Rustic luxury is the name of the game at Taylor River Lodge, a wilderness lodge-style property in the heart of Colorado's Rocky Mountains. Opt to include all meals, activities and transportation to ensure everything is taken care of in one package, allowing you to relax and simply on focus on what's important here: the great outdoors. Spend days exploring the rolling hills in the mountain resort of Crested Butte and tailor each day to include a perfect balance of high-octane adventures and pampering relaxation.

The lodge can be taken exclusively or hired out cabin by cabin, giving the option of total privacy to families or groups wishing to travel together. Accommodation consists of just six queen-bedded cabins and two three-bedroom family homes; three of the cabins have twin-bedded lofts making it a perfect choice for families. A separate building provides a games room, dining space, private bar, lounge and outdoor seating area where campfires can be enjoyed, along with spectacular views of the surrounding peaks. For relaxation there is a bathhouse with a sauna and hot tub, fitness centre and spa treatment rooms. 

Getting off the grid is easy at Taylor River Lodge, with plenty to occupy active minds amidst the breathtaking backdrop of Taylor Canyon. Head out to the reservoir for fishing, kayaking, paddle boarding or swimming, tuck into picnics on the banks or take out the mountain bikes for a spin. Rock-climbing, horse-riding, archery and yoga top it all off to create a holiday which captures the imagination of both young and old.



A separate lodge offers communal dining space, a private bar, lounge with fireplace and outdoor seating where a campfire can be set up. There is also a bathhouse with a lap pool, steam room, sauna and hot tub, a fitness room and two spa treatment rooms. A Games room offers a pool table, fussball table and dartboard and there is also a private climbing wall. 


the activity selection on site comprises fly-fishing and float fishing, rock-climbing and archery. Off site you will find mountain biking, Off-road driving, hiking, horse riding, white-water rafting and Stand up paddle boarding. Child specific activities led by a youth adventure specialist.

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