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Reservations & Office

5305 State Highway 150
Mosca, Colorado 81146

Phone:
719.378.2356
or
888.5.Zapata (Toll Free)

E-mail:
cowboy@Zranch.org 

Airports

San Luis Valley Regional Airport – Alamosa, CO

30 minute drive | Commercial and FBO (private aircraft) | Shuttles to and from the ranch are available for an additional charge (no charge with the Silver Spur package). Directions to the ranch from San Luis Valley Regional Airport.


Colorado Springs Airport – Colorado Springs, CO

2.45 hour drive | Directions to the ranch from Colorado Springs Airport


Denver International Airport – Denver, CO

3.45 hour drive | Directions to the ranch from DIA


Albuquerque International Sunport – Albuquerque, NM

4 hour drive | Directions to the ranch from AIS

 

Directions to Zapata Ranch

From I-25

Exit at Walsenburg and take Hwy 160 west toward La Veta/Alamosa. Go past La Veta, over La Veta pass, through Ft Garland and continue through the small town of Blanca. Turn north onto Hwy 150 (this is located approximately 6 miles west of Blanca) there will be a number of signs telling you to take this same highway to Great Sand Dunes National Park. You will travel north on Hwy 150 for 12.2 miles to the Inn driveway. There is a Nature Conservancy Medano-Zapata Ranch sign on your left side - this is where you will turn in. On the driveway, follow the signs to the Inn and you will come to the main lodge and office.

From Highway 285 Through Northern Colorado

You will enter the San Luis Valley after you go through Poncha Springs, continuing over Poncha Pass, traveling south. After going through Villa Grove, take Hwy 17 to your left. Continue following Hwy 17 through Moffat and Hooper approximately 27 miles; turn east onto Lane 6 (this is located 1 mile north of Mosca or 6 miles south of Hooper) again there will be a number of signs telling you to take Lane 6 to Great Sand Dunes National Park. You will travel on Lane 6 for approximately 18 miles. You will come to a stop sign and “T” in the road, which is where Lane 6 meets Hwy150. Turn south or right onto Hwy 150 and travel for approximately 1 mile to the Inn driveway - there is a line of mailboxes and a Nature Conservancy Medano-Zapata Ranch sign on your right hand side. This is where you will turn in. Do not turn left at the brown Zapata sign into the Zapata development (you will see it before getting to the ranch entrance). On the driveway, follow the signs to the Inn and you will come to the main lodge and office.

From Highway 160 Through Western Colorado

You will enter the San Luis Valley after going over Wolf Creek Pass. Continue following Hwy 160 through South Fork and on through Alamosa. Approximately 15 miles from Alamosa you will take Hwy 150 north or left – there will be a number of signs telling you to take this same highway to Great Sand Dunes National Park. You will travel north on Hwy 150 for 12.2 miles to the Inn driveway. There is a Nature Conservancy Medano-Zapata Ranch sign on your left side - this is where you will turn in. On the driveway, follow the signs to the Inn and you will come to the main lodge and office.
 

Quick Facts

Altitude 7,950 feet
Latitude 37.648694 | Longitude -105.584493

Average Temperatures (F)

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
34 40 50 59 69 79 82 80 73 62 47 35
-2 6 17 25 33 41 47 46 37 25 12 1

Average Precipitation (in.)

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
0.26 0.27 0.53 0.59 0.58 0.49 0.97 1.27 0.91 0.68 0.42 0.35


CONTACT US 719.378.2356 cowboy@zranch.org